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The much-enjoyed market Tiny Traders Village will be relaunching in their new location at the Nuns Island Theatre on Saturdays, commencing on March 16.
Franciscan, Dominican, Carmelite, and Augustinian monks played a central role in the history of medieval Connacht, and that history will be discussed at a public lecture next week.
As the Penal Laws began to relax at the beginning of the 19th century and conditions became a little more lenient for Catholic religious orders, some of them began to think of a return to community life. The Dominican Nuns, whose community had flourished during Penal times, was now reduced to six. There was a lot of building going on in the area of their nunnery in Cross Street, and houses closed in their convent on all sides, making a life of strict enclosure very difficult. The sisters began to search for another house, more secluded, where they could follow their Rule, free from distraction.
A city based enclosed order of nuns has produced a book aimed at calming and nourishing the soul.
Galway Peace Group’s 23rd annual 24-hour fast, and day of prayer for world peace, takes place on Saturday December 11 at the Poor Clare monastery, Nuns Island, Galway.