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The case of Blake v Wilkins in 1817 was so eagerly anticipated that every lodging house in Galway, ‘even the humblest in the town was' was filled to overflowing.
One of the west of Ireland's best known charity activists estimates that he will have walked some 10,000 miles in 30 years, when he returns from his latest endeavour, a Bay to Bay Walk from Waterford to Galway, this week. Ronan Scully is asking everyone to join him for the final 5km of his mammoth walk to raise funds for some worthy charities.
In August 1994, as soon as it was considered safe, Dr Dom Colbert, and a medical team of four sister-nurses, Brenda, Fionnuala, Dorothea and Eileen, drove across the Ugandian border into Rwanda. They had no mandate from anyone or any organisation to be there.They were motivated by a deep sense of shame and anger that such an appalling holocaust could have happened.* They had their medical skills, a little money, and an old clapped out pick-up truck.
THE AWARD-winning Anglo-Indian poet, Daljit Nagra, whose ebullient, sharp-witted poems have made him one of Britain’s most popular and acclaimed poets, reads from his work at the Town Hall Theatre this Saturday, as part of Cúirt.
As a past leader in Operation Transformation and a former football All-Ireland winning medalist with Offaly, I have got used to facing challenges.
Renowned charity fundraiser Ronan Scully will put his best foot forward along with family, friends, and colleagues as he celebrates his 50th birthday next week by walking across Ireland for charity. He will also be joined and supported/sponsored by Paul Galvin and his staff from Galvin’s Menswear shop in Tullamore, Co Offaly; Richard Donovan of the North Pole Marathon and Global Running Adventures, based in Galway; and Eamon Victory of Centra Shop, Dunleer, Co Louth.