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Mícheál  Ó Droighneáin, 1916 veteran

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Mícheál Ó Droighneáin was born in Spiddal. He left school when he was 14 and got a job in McCambridge’s for 6d a week. Lady Killanin convinced him to go back to school and he became a monitor, went on to training college in Dublin, and it was there he became a Nationalist. “I became a member of the IRB towards the end of 1910 when I was teaching in Dublin [from August 1910 to January 1913]. Then I came to my native place, teaching in Spiddal for one year and then coming to Furbo.”

Public meeting on Government’s White Paper on defence

The Government’s White Paper on defence has attracted scant media comment, but if implemented, will see Ireland increase military spending, “deepen” its relationship with the EU, OSCE, and NATO, and be required to work closely with the European Defence Agency.

When poetry, printing, and etching meet

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THE MOUNTAIN Ash Broadside, an work combining a poem by Joan McBreen and an etching by Margaret Irwin-West, will be launched this Saturday in the Clifden Arts Festival gallery.

Public meeting on Goverment's White Paper on defence

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The Government's White Paper on defence has attracted scant media comment, but if implemented, will see Ireland increase military spending, "deepen" its relationship with the EU, OSCE, and NATO, and be required to work closely with the European Defence Agency.

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Mayo Rape Crises Centre AGM

Bernie Keogh and Cathy Hughes joint exhibition

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BERNIE KEOGH and Cathy Hughes have been friends for a long time. They were also born and reared in the west of Ireland. Both are also artists, and to mark it all, they are holding a joint exhibition.

Community Diary 04/09/15

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Newman Institute course

Communication skills — a passport to success

A person’s ability to speak clearly and engagingly has an enormous impact on his/her self confidence, appreciation of language, literature, and art, and ability to communicate effectively throughout life. Whether interacting with fellow pupils and school teachers, delivering a presentation to colleagues, or performing in the public arena, being an articulate, engaging, speaker is an invaluable skill. When better to develop promote skills than in childhood?

Peter Greene, volunteer and mayor of Galway

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Peter Greene was born in Galway city in 1895, the youngest child of Colman Greene from Carna and Julia McGrath from Newcastle. He was educated in the ‘Pres’ and the ‘Mon’, where his teacher Brother Ambrose was a major influence; “Boys, I hope none of you will ever wear the red coat.”

 

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