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‘You have given me the fondest memories,’ Bishop Kelly tells congregation

In his final address as Bishop of Galway, Bishop Brendan Kelly paid tribute to all who had aided him throughout his time in the office, saying they have left him with the fondest memories.

Bishop condemns "betrayal of trust" after Galway priest jailed for sex abuse

Bishop of Galway, Brendan Kelly has praised the courage of the victim whose complaint led to the jailing of a city priest for sexual abuse today.

An air of change abounds

There’s a lot of change in the air at the moment — Galway gets its new bishop this weekend; the University formerly known as University College Galway and latterly NUI Galway will soon be known as Ollscoile na Gaillimhe — University of Galway; the RTC/GMIT is now ATU; Jurys is to become Leonardo; and there’s a new bridge due to span the Corrib; and dare I say it, Galway are beating Mayo again.

From the drill to the quill

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Church leaders head west to witness Bishop of Galway installed on Sunday

Bishop Michael Duignan will be installed as the new Bishop of Galway, Kilmacduagh and Apostolic Administrator of Kilfenora in a ceremony to be held at the Cathedral of Our Lady Assumed into Heaven and Saint Nicholas on Sunday. He will also continue to minister as Bishop of Clonfert.

Matters maternal as comedian Des Bishop prepares for Radisson Blu Athlone live date

The ever popular comedian, Des Bishop, will perform his latest stand up show, 'Mamma Mia' in the Radisson Blu Hotel Athlone, on Friday, March 25.

Galway’s first Freeman

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On August 31, 1939, Dr Douglas Hyde, President of Ireland, signed his name in Irish in a small leather-bound book as the first Freeman of Galway.

The Penny Dinners

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The Penny Dinners committee was a name given to a voluntary group who used to provide free dinners for 40 to 80 impoverished children four times per week in the late 1920s and early 1930s. In fact the title was a misnomer, in no sense were they penny dinners. The children could not afford to give a penny for them, nor could the committee provide a dinner for a penny. The funding for these meals came from the people of Galway and also from fundraising productions they put on, mostly in the Columban Hall.

Athlone native to serve dual roles following Bishop of Galway appointment

Athlone native, Michael Duignan, has been appointed Bishop of Galway, confirmation of the news emerging on Friday morning last.

Pope announces new Bishop of Galway and accepts retirement of Bishop Kelly

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It was confirmed this morning (Friday) that His Holiness Pope Francis has accepted the request for retirement of Bishop Brendan Kelly, heretofore Bishop of Galway, Kilmacduagh and Apostolic Administrator of Kilfenora; and has appointed Bishop Michael Duignan, Bishop of Clonfert, to minister simultaneously as Bishop of Galway, Kilmacduagh and Apostolic Administrator of Kilfenora.


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