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Galway Lions Club Christmas appeal

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As Christmas approaches there are many members of our community in need of help. Covid-19 regulations have, in common with many others, restricted some of our fund-raising efforts. However, this will not stop us attempting to fill the void, as the need does not disappear and we remain very conscious of peoples’ situations during the current pandemic. Our aim remains: provide Christmas vouchers to over 400 in need families/individuals, who are identified in collaboration with SVP, Simon and Social Services Staff. We also will be fundraising for various projects that we run during the year.

Commemorative events on centenary of murder of Fr Micheal Griffin

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A programme of Commemorative events has been organised to commemorate the centenary of the murder of Fr Michael Griffin during the War of Independence.

Father Michael Griffin

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Michael Joseph Griffin was born on September 18, 1892, in Gurteen in east Galway, one of five children of Thomas Griffin and Mary Kyne. He was educated locally, then in St Joseph’s College, Ballinasloe, and finally in Maynooth. He was ordained in April 1917 and was seconded to the Galway diocese. He worked for a year in Ennistymon and in June 1918 was transferred to the parish of Rahoon which stretched from the river out to Furbo and Corcullen. He developed a great rapport with the children of the parish, spoke in Irish to young and old, organised feiseanna, currach races, and donkey races on Silver Strand.

Lyons welcomes proposed road works at Seamus Quirke Road and Rahoon Road Junction

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Galway City West and Knocknacarra Councillor Donal Lyons has welcomed this week’s announcement that Galway City Council intends to carry out road works at the Seamus Quirke Road/Rahoon Road Junction.

Patrick Joyce

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Patrick Joyce was born at Lisheenagaoithe, near Headford, on May 23, 1868. He became a monitor teacher in 1884, taught in Cloghanover School for two years, later as principal of Trabane, and then Tiernee in the parish of Carraroe. In 1892 he married Margaret Donohue. He was eventually appointed as principal of Barna National School and his wife taught in Boleybeg National School.

Galway’s newest secondary school to open September 2021

Plans for the amalgamation of Our Lady’s College and St Mary’s College are moving forward.

Tuesday night comedy at Róisín Dubh

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TANYALEE DAVIS, “the little lady with the big voice” (, and Totally Wired, "Ireland’s oldest and least successful boy band", bring the laughter to the Róisín Dubh next week.

An ideal family home in Fort Lorenzo

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O'Donnellan & Joyce is offering for sale an attractive four bed semidetached family home in the much sought after development of Bru na Mara at Fort Lorenzo, Galway.

Rahoon Cemetery mass to be streamed following success of Bohermore event

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Galway City Council wish to thank everyone for their part in the annual Cemetery mass in Bohermore New Cemetery which was held on Sunday, August 16 and which was streamed live but held behind closed doors following a request from the Galway Diocesan Secretary.

Matters maternal as Des Bishop announces rescheduled live date

The ever popular comedian, Des Bishop, has announced the rescheduling of his live stand up show 'Mia Mamma' at Roscommon Arts Centre on Friday, December 11.


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