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Galway's annual Hiroshima peace event takes place on Sunday

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The annual Hiroshima Peace Event - marking the dropping of the atom bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima by the US military in 1945 - will take place in Eyre Square this Sunday at 1pm.

Ireland's role in America's middle-east military adventures

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Irish Special Forces (the Army Ranger Wing) operated in Western-occupied Afghanistan under NATO command, it was revealed last month, thanks to TD Clare Daly’s parliamentary question. The story received no media coverage. The operational purpose of these troops was not revealed. However, like Special Forces the world over, it was not pencils they were sharpening.

Protesters to greet former Taoiseach Enda Kenny's honorary doctorate

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Protesters will await the former taoiseach Enda Kenny as he arrives in NUI Galway this afternoon to receive an honourary degree of Doctor of Laws for his contributions to public life from the university.

'We want to embrace all the subcultures in the LGBT+ community and make everyone welcome'

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Imagine being able to call a place in which you were not born, and to which you have no real connections, not just “home”, but that, “It said everything to me, and still every day here feels like a holiday”?

Galwayman arrested for sending faxes to Shannon Airport

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Well-known Galway musician and calligrapher, Jarír al-Majár - formerly known as Gerry Mulholland - was arrested after sending two faxes to Shannon Airport claiming the airport could be in danger of a terrorist attack.

There is one good thing about Trump's election

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First things first: Trump’s election was greeted by wild rumours in Galway that all the US multinationals would be forced by the new president to re-locate to North America. This did not happen under Obama, as was initially feared, and it will not happen under Trump.

Ireland - a country its rulers think should not exist

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Insider thought she lived on an island called Ireland and in a state called the Republic of Ireland. However, Insider recently realised she is wrong. According to The Marian Finucane Show, His Excellency John Bruton, and sundry officially sanctioned happenings - from Enda Kenny's Brexit gas-passing shop to events celebrating Irish classical composers - Insider now realises she in fact lives on an island called Island.

Climate change and the election

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For as long as Insider can remember, early January was the time for our one major storm in Galway, but since November we have had nine such storms. Met Éireann has even begun devising names for future storms. It is a sign of the times to come.

 

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