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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.

Thousands brave the rain to see Pope Francis in Knock

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The rain fell at a steady drizzle from the early hours of the morning, but that did not put off the thousands of pilgrims who made their way to Knock Shrine to greet Pope Francis.

Mayo gets ready for visit of Pope Francis

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Knock Shrine is gearing up for the arrival of upwards of 45,000 pilgrims along with media from more than 30 countries for the visit of Pope Francis to the national shrine on Sunday morning.

Rapid transport for Pope Francis during his visit

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A carefully modified Skoda Rapid will transport Pope Francis during his visit to Ireland.

Knock Novena in preparation for the visit of Pope Francis

This year will be the 41st celebration of the Novena and is such an important year as many prepare the way for the visit of His Holiness Pope Francis to the Shrine as part of the world meeting of families in Dublin.

Knock Novena preparing the way for Pope Francis

This year will be the 41st celebration of the Novena and is such an important year as many prepare the way for the visit of His Holiness Pope Francis to the Shrine as part of the world meeting of families in Dublin.

 

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