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The year 1958 was the first time the Irish Army sent a number of personnel on a peace mission to work abroad. They were a team of observers who went to the Lebanon. The next group to go abroad were members of An Chéad Cath and they were stationed in the Congo from 1960 to 1963. From 1963 to 1974, our soldiers were stationed in Cyprus, and later a number were sent to the Sinai Desert for nine months. After the Dublin/Monaghan bombings, all Irish military personnel were withdrawn and brought home

Battle of the Bands heats up at The Prince Bar

Rock 'n' roll was alive and well at The Prince Bar, Athlone, last Thursday as the first round of Battle of the Bands commenced.

Battle of the Bands at The Prince Bar

Get Ready! Battle of the Bands kicks off this Thursday (May 17) at 10pm at the Prince of Wales Hotel, Athlone.

Galway must boycott firms that work with Israel says Cameron

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Following the killing of more than 60 Palestinians, and 2,700 more wounded, during the 'March of Return' protests in Gaza, along the Israeli border, a Galway councillor has called on the Galway City Council to re-commit to and endorse the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement.

Galway to hold solidarity vigil for Palestine

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More than 50 people, eight of them children, were killed by the Israeli military, during Palestinian protests on Monday along the Gaza border, the same day as the US controversially opened its new embassy in Jerusalem.

Battle of The Bands Commences THIS THURSDAY!!

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Get Ready! Battle of the Bands kicks off this Thursday night (May 17th). Over the next month, unsigned bands will take to the stage at The Prince Bar, Athlone and perform live for your vote. This is an excellent opportunity for up & coming bands to win a coveted prize fund worth €10,000. Three bands will compete in each battle with one emerging through to our Semi-Final in June. The winning band will be chosen by the result of a judge & audience vote.

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.

Macbeth to be screened at The Eye

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MACBETH, SHAKESPEARE'S dark and violent drama of political ambition, betrayal, murder, assassination, corruption, and greed, is being staged by Britain's National Theatre, and will be broadcast live to The Eye Cinema.

‘Much that I would like to say must go unsaid.’

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On December 7 1922, Pádraic Ó Máille TD and his friend Sean Hales TD of Cork, walked out of a hotel on Ormonde Quay, by Dublin’s river Liffy. They just had lunch, and were on their way back to the Dáil in Leinster House, a short drive away. Ó Máille, Galway city and Connemara’s first TD, had been appointed Leas Ceann Comhairle (deputy speaker ).

Keena calls for John Gorman to be recognised

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