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