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On Tuesday evening, as I left the office and was making my way to the car, I spotted a couple. Obviously tourists because they were holding hands with that foreign great hair look about them, with colourful jackets and a bearing that made them stand apart from the Irish, but blend in with the hundreds of visitors on the street at that time.
The parents of a Swiss Engish language student who was murdered in the city say people are honouring “their angel” by helping others through the foundation which was set up in her memory.
Handbags and Gladrags is a ‘once loved’ fashion sale, which will be held tonight (Thursday) October 10 in Kelly’s Bar, with all proceeds going to the Manuela Riedo Foundation.
It has been a tragic week for the entire country, a dark start to the New Year, and for once, the concern is not about wealth or deteriorating economic circumstances. Right from the weekend, when the former Galway student was mauled to death by a dog in Malaysia, from when that joyous hen party turned tragic in Kinsale, from when two bodies were found shot in Limerick, an air of gloom has pervaded the entire country.
Time has a habit of dulling the images of the past. Remembering the people we love, trying to recall their faces takes a second or so longer as each year goes by, the pictures blur, the sharpness becomes fuzzy; try as we might, the tide of memory ebbs and flows and slowly goes out to the horizons of the mind.
The parents of murdered Swiss student Manuela Riedo are to travel to Galway for a fundraising concert in her memory next month.
The Galway Rape Crisis Centre and the Manuela Riedo Foundation are continuing their commitment to work together on the forth coming fund raising concert, A Night for Manuela to be held in the Salthill Hotel on October 8.
THE PARENTS of murdered Swiss teenager Manuela Riedo have written a letter of appreciation to the people of Galway for their support during the ordeal of their daughter's death and for backing the concert held in her memory.
The Central Criminal Court has heard that the DNA of a Galway man accused of murdering Swiss teenager Manuela Riedo in October 2007 was found inside a condom that had been found at the scene of her death.