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‘I’d like to open the barracks more to the local community’

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In January of this year, Lieutenant Colonel Caimin Keogh assumed command of An Chéad Cath battalion in Renmore’s Dún Uí Mhaoilíosa Barracks. As a Galway-man Lt Colonel Keogh is immensely proud to lead his home-town battalion, as he told me when I sat down with him in his office on Monday afternoon.

Cameron demands Government recognises State of Palestine

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Recognising a Palestinian state is not just about rectifying historic injustice” but also provides “the best means of ensuring the long term peace and security of both Israel and Palestine”, a city councillor said this week.

Machine Gun Preacher coming to Galway

Sam Childers (the Real Machine Gun Preacher) is coming to Galway on Monday March 12.

A forgotten piece of history comes to the stage next week

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The story of the Irish who fought in the American-Mexican War will be retold by acclaimed actor Stephen Jones in the historically-based 100 More Like These, in the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar on Tuesday next, February 13 at 8pm.

Gerry Conneely relives the Battle Of Loos

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ON SEPTEMBER 25 1915, 75,000 British soldiers rose from their trenches to attack German lines on Loos-en-Gohelle. By the end of the day, some 10,240 would be dead, with the six British divisions in action suffering more casualties per unit than on the first day of the Somme.

Holocaust survivor Tomi Reichental to speak in Galway

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Tomi Reichental, a survivor of the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, will speak about his experience of the Holocaust in a public lecture in NUI Galway on Thursday [February 8].

Holocaust survivor Tomi Reichental honoured during Galway visit

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Bergen Belsen Holocaust survivor Tomi Reichental was in Galway this week for a special screening in The Eye Cinema of “Condemned to Remember”, a documentary inspired by his experiences as a child during the war.

Jadotville heroes honoured at medal ceremony

Veterans of the 1961 Siege of Jadotville were awarded medals for their bravery at a ceremony in Custume Barracks on Saturday, December 2. The ceremony followed years of campaigning by veterans for recognition.

Anti-apartheid striker to speak in Galway

STRIKING BACK - The Untold Story of an Anti-Apartheid Striker by Mary Manning, will be launched in Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop at 6.30pm this evening.

Album review: Neil Young + Promise Of The Real

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LIKE 2006's Living With War, this is Shakey's immediate response to current events. Whereas the latter album was about the Bush presidency and the 'War On Terror', The Visitor centres on Trump's first year in office.

 

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