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Dinner and a show at Ballynahinch Castle Hotel with two nights of tale-telling theatre

Early 2019 at Ballynahinch Castle Hotel sees the remarkable lives of Richard “Humanity Dick” Martin and Lady Augusta Gregory brought to life in two nights of excellent theatre on January 27 and February 3 in the gorgeous surroundings of this Connemara hotel.

Holocaust memorial lecture by human rights professor

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Professor William A. Schabas, Emeritus Professor at NUI Galway’s Irish Centre for Human Right will deliver a Holocaust Memorial Lecture on the role that ideas of racial superiority played in the Holocaust. The lecture, entitled “Genocide, the Holocaust, and the Lie of Racial Superiority”, will take place on Wednesday, January 23 at 7pm in the Lecture Theatre, Ryan Institute Annexe, NUI Galway

'Humanity Dick' and Lady Gregory at Ballynahinch Castle

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RICHARD 'HUMANITY Dick' Martin, the pistol packing MP for Galway, and founder of Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, and Lady Gregory, a leading light of Ireland's literary revival, are the subject of two plays at Ballynahinch Castle Hotel.

A Christmas card from Salthill, 1920

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As the War of Independence hotted up, the British authorities sent the Black and Tans and the Auxiliaries to Ireland to support the RIC. D Company of the Auxiliaries was stationed at Lenaboy Castle and at The Retreat in Rockbarton.

Ryan O'Shaughnessy at Garbo's Castlebar

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Eurovision's Ryan O'Shaughnessy will play at Garbo's in Castlebar on tomorrow, Saturday November 24.

Galway and the Great War 1914-1918

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On August 4 1914, Lt Col Henry Jourdain, Commander of the Connaught Rangers in Renmore Barracks, Galway, received mobilisation orders which changed the lives of thousands of families throughout the city and county. Urgent appeals for recruits were sent out. Hundreds of young men began arriving from all over Connacht. Temporary military camps were set up outside the barracks to cater for the recruits.

Ryan O'Shaughnessy to play at Garbo's Castlebar

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Eurovision's Ryan O'Shaughnessy will play at Garbo's in Castlebar on November 24.

Town Mayor praises Defence Forces response capabilities

Athlone Town Mayor, Cllr. Frankie Keena, has thanked the Custume Barracks based Defence Forces for conducting a capability display which highlighted to local elected representatives how they could best assist local communities in major weather events or emergencies.

Patrick O’Brien - volunteer

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Patrick O’Brien was born in Waterdale, Claregalway in 1895. He joined the volunteers in 1914 and did drilling and training in arms for active operations.

Plaque honouring those who fought with Éamonn Ceannt in 1916, unveiled at city museum

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A bronze plaque, dedicated to those who served under Galwayman and 1916 Proclamation signatory Éamonn Ceannt, in Dublin during the Easter Rising, was recently unveiled at the Galway City Museum.

 

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