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Bosco brings new show to the Town Hall

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FIRST BROADCAST on RTÉ in June 1979, Bosco was an Irish children's television phenomenon and a shared cultural experience for a generation, and the legend continues - these days on stage.

Knock Shrine invited to participate in special Mass in St Peter’s Basilica

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The visit of His Holiness Pope Francis to Knock Shrine in August 2018 as part of the celebration of the World Meeting of Families is warmly remembered by the thousands of pilgrims who gathered to greet him on that occasion.

Latin Mass to be celebrated in Claddagh on Christmas Day

On Christmas Day, at 2.30pm, a sung traditional Latin Mass will be celebrated in St Mary’s Church, the Claddagh, Galway. Since New Year’s Day 2012, the priests of the Institute of Christ the King have offered a weekly Sunday Mass in the Dominican Church at 2.30.

Calasanctius College marks World Philosophy Day

World Philosophy Day was introduced in 2002 by the UN. Since then, it has taken place on the third Thursday of November annually. The initiative allows for reflection on societal issues. According to UNESCO, by celebrating World Philosophy Day each year, we underline the enduring value of philosophy for the development of human thought, for each culture and for each individual.

Calasanctius College Oranmore are about to rock you

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The students of Calasanctius College, Oranmore will present the musical ‘We Will Rock You’ from Wednesday next October 16 to Friday October 18 at 7.30pm nightly.

Calasanctius athlete claims team silver at international

Sean Cotter of Calasanctius College in Oranmore competed on the Irish Schools Cross Country team at Saturday’s SIAB Schools international in Santry, Dublin.

Calasanctius College fashion show to raise funds for sports hall facilities

On Friday March 8, the parents’ association of Calasanctius College Oranmore will host an exciting Fashion Show at the Clayton Hotel Galway to raise funds for the upgrade of the school’s sports hall facilities.

Learn about hypnobirthing at Portiuncula University Hospital

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Twelve midwives working at Portiuncula University Hospital have completed diplomas in hypnobirthing which allows them to facilitate antenatal classes for birthing mothers planning to have their babies at the hospital.

A ‘cheerful, and amiable saint’.

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In the early years of the 16th century, Stephen Lynch fitz Dominick was returning from an extended trading voyage in Spain. He set out with a full cargo, probably of hides, wool, and fish, which he hoped to trade for wine and iron with Spanish merchants. As he approached Galway port he was surprised to see a church and buildings almost completed on Fort Hill (originally called St Augustine’s Hill), a prominent site visible from both the town and the sea. They were not there when he left.

Concert in Augustinian Church in aid of St Vincent de Paul

Helen Hancock, a soprano from Oranmore will present a beautiful evening of singing and music in the Augustinian Church, Galway at 8pm on Friday November 9. The concert will also feature her singing teacher, international tenor Owen Gilhooly along with cellist Peter Sébestyén and pianist Ramin Haghjoo.

 

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