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Mass of Thanksgiving for Abbey restoration works

A Mass of Thanksgiving will be celebrated at the Abbey Church in St Francis Street on Sunday at 11am following the completion of the re-wiring, re-painting and restoration works carried out at the church during the past 18 months.

The Corpus Christi procession

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“Upwards of seven thousand people took part in the annual Eucharistic Procession through the streets of Galway on Sunday, when one of the greatest demonstrations of faith in recent years was seen. Practically all of that part of the city’s population which did not take part, thronged the footpaths, and when the procession arrived at Eyre Square at six o’clock, upwards of ten thousand people knelt on the green sward in front of the specially constructed high altar for the final Benediction, which was imparted by his Lordship, Most Rev Dr Browne.

Athlone Castle’s family fun day this Easter Monday

Athlone Castle will host a free family day on Easter Monday, April 17, from 12.30pm to 4pm to celebrate Cruinniú na Cásca - a new national day of culture and creativity.

Step it out for MS on Easter Monday

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Hundreds of people are set to walk, jog or run a 6.5 kilometre route on Salthill Promenade on Easter Monday to raise money for people with multiple sclerosis.

Vigil to take place outside UHG this week

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A vigil is to be held outside UHG this Thursday to protest against cutbacks to and the crisis within the health service. The vigil is part of a series that will be taking place across the State, led by The Still Waiting Campaign.

Loman’s aim for third county title in four years

Sunday's Westmeath SFC Final at Cusack Park between St Loman's, Mullingar and Tyrrellspass promises to be an interesting affair.

Enjoy a trip on the Shannon to mark your child’s communion or confirmation day

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We are blessed in the Midlands to be surrounded by stunning lakes and waterways - the majestic Shannon sweeps through the heart of the Midlands, while north of Athlone, Lough Ree is a boater’s paradise.

Large crowds turn out on Easter Monday for Trek to Freedom walk

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On Easter Monday, a large contingent of walkers and history enthusiasts departed from Newport to follow in the footsteps of Michael Kilroy's flying column, who during the War of Indepdence escaped through the mountains and countryside of Newport following an ambush in Kilmeena. The day started in upper Skirdagh where Niamh Chambers read the Proclamation followed by Billy Chambers' account of the West Mayo Flying Column. Then it was on to the now ruins of what was in their day the safe houses, where Michael Kilroy's men rested after the Kilmeanna ambush. Here Patrick Carey told the group about the people who once lived here and the men they looked after.

Ireland’s centenarians should be honoured as part of 1916 commemorations — Ring

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Michael Ring, Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, has said that he will be contacting the relevant Department to make provision to honour Irish people who were born in 1916.

Giving away those unwanted household goods for Lent

An Irish development charity has launched a novel Lenten appeal that can also help households with their spring cleaning.

 

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