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White Bridge in Athlone illuminated in purple to mark World Polio Day

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The Rotary Club of Athlone celebrated World Polio Day on Monday, October 24 and to mark the occasion the White Bridge, which traverses the River Shannon in the heart of the town was illuminated in the colour purple by Iarnrod Eireann.

EYE Cinema screening of The Peculiar Sensation of Being Pat Ingoldsby

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"There is something healing about watching Ingoldsby, a man who is both outside of and ahead of his time, battling against the tide of 1960s (and onwards) Irish conformity." The Irish Times

Advertiser columnist among University of Galway Alumni Award recipients

Olympic champion Aifric Keogh, Kenny’s Bookshop and Gallery director, author, and historian Tom Kenny, and World Food Program representative Mary-Ellen McGroarty are among the recipients of the 2022 University of Galway Alumni Awards. The winners, announced this week, will be presented with their awards at a gala banquet on Friday October 21.

Back to what they do best — Fleadh programmer relishes a return to reality

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Declan O'Rourke urges public to support Concern hunger petition at Galway concert

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Musician, author, and activist Declan O’Rourke will use his Galway concert this Saturday (March 19) and his Irish tour to support Concern Worldwide’s campaign, calling on global leaders to end conflict-driven hunger and famine.

Forget the populists, the Government is doing fine

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A few short weeks ago, we were convulsed by the popping of some champagne corks in Iveagh House. This followed prolonged agonising over whether the partition in The Station House Hotel, in idyllic Clifden, was opened or closed.

Europe-wide peace settlement is only way to solve Ukraine crisis, says GAAW

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Russia must cease its military actions in Ukraine and withdraw its troops from the country, while European countries must come together to negotiate a European peace settlement.

Portiuncula Hospital supporting UNICEF’s Childhood Immunisation Programme

This year staff working in Portiuncula University Hospitals are supporting UNICEF’s Childhood Immunisation Programme through the ‘Get a Vaccine, Give a Vaccine’ initiative.

Beware the dangerous paranoia about China and Russia

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Imagine if Iran, the Peoples’ Republic of China, and Russia suddenly announced a military pact to counter Boris Johnson which would involve the building of 12 nuclear submarines, with the contract for building said submarines being awarded to the smallest of the three, Iran.

Should our Army be involved in what is happening in Mali?

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“Military men are just dumb, stupid animals to be used as pawns in foreign policy,” Henry Kissinger once said, and any objective reader of Signal, the magazine of the Irish Commissioned Officers Association, might find it hard to disagree.


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