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Pope Francis appoints Bishop Brendan Kelly as Bishop of Galway

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The Holy Father, Pope Francis, has this morning appointed the Most Reverend Brendan Kelly, Bishop of Achonry, as the new Bishop of Galway, Kilmacduagh and Kilfenora. It is planned that Bishop Brendan’s installation will take place in the Cathedral of Our Lady Assumed into Heaven and Saint Nicholas on 11 February 2018, the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes.

Ninety jobs to be created in creative industry in West by €2million fund

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The creative industry in the west got a massive boost yesterday when a new €2million fund was announced by Minister Sean Kyne, who outlined details of how up to 90 new jobs are to be created.

Ninety jobs to be created in creative industry by €2m fund

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The creative industry in the West is to get a massive boost today when a new €2million fund, to be announced in the city by Minister Sean Kyne, will outline details of how up to 90 new jobs are to be created.

The experiences of the Irish in Occupied France

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IF EVER evidence was needed to give credence to the cliché that there is more to a book than just words on the page, then The Irish in Wartime France 1939-1945, by Isadore Ryan, is a prime example of a book that talks to you before you pick it up. It exudes an intriguing atmosphere.

Kiltartan church celebrates its 175th anniversary

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St Attracta’s Church, Kiltartan was the scene of a joyful outpouring of faith last week as the parish celebrated the 175th anniversary of the opening of the church. The clergy, led by four Mass servers, walked in procession from the old church while the large outdoor bell was rung by Tommy Nolan. The faith journey of the parish was recalled by the chief celebrant, a native of the parish, Canon Martin Downey.

Galway teens to screen documentary on autism

A group of Galway teenagers, who are on the autism spectrum, will host the world premiere of a documentary which they produced in the Institute For Lifecourse and Society (ILAS), NUI Galway, tomorrow at 2pm.

[Closed]The SkeffADVENTure Christmas Countdown

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We love Christmas and have launched our Skeff Christmas Countdown campaign!

Mock wedding at Buccaneers RFC this Saturday

In association with Croughan’s SuperValu, a couple of Buccs are ‘getting hitched’ in The Bounty this Saturday, August 20, with the ‘marriage ceremony’ being performed by the ‘Irreverant’ Tom Boland with assistance from Noelie Ryan.

Salthill born Canon to oversee Galway diocese until new bishop is appointed

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A Salthill man who was ordained to the priesthood in 1982 was appointed diocesan administrator earlier this week.

Newtownsmith

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There is a very interesting map of “St Stephen’s Island” in Mary Naughten’s excellent little history of the Parish of St Francis in Woodquay. It is dated 1785 and shows the beginnings of what would be now known as Newtownsmith. It consisted mostly of small houses, yards, malt houses, and a burial ground. This ‘new town’ was largely built by the governors of the Erasmus Smith estate. In this suburb, a county courthouse was erected between 1812 and 1815, and a town courthouse during 1824. In 1823 it was objected that there were several suitable sites for a new courthouse ‘immediately in the town’ and that it was ’quite idle’ to lay foundations in Newtownsmith, or in any part of the suburb.

 

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