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Colourful Gogarty escapes death by a whisker

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A precocious and cleverly witty Trinity student in a yellow waistcoat, Oliver St John Gogarty, was to become a close friend of Sinn Féin's founder Arthur Griffith. At its first historic meeting, November 28 1905, Gogarty proclaimed against the 'tyranny of the British government', in the grand manner of a Cicero addressing the Roman senate. But so moving and compelling were his words that when Griffith reported the meeting in his newspaper The United Irishman, Gogarty's speech was the only one he quoted. And he did so at length.

Five years for €50k Tiger faker

A man who tried to extort €50,000 from his family by faking his own Tiger kidnap after he lost a carload of drugs, was sentenced to five years in prison in the Circuit Court in Athlone this week (December 6).

Support benefit night and help fund US cancer treatment for local man

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A benefit night being held in the city tomorrow (Friday) aims to raise vital funds to finance a cancer treatment programme in Texas for a Galway based man.

Vote of sympathy for the late Kieran Phelan

Fine Gael councillor Mary Hilde Cavanagh proposed a vote of sympathy for the family of the late Senator Kieran Phelan following his recent death,

 

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