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Bressie inspires creative teens


Christian Brother in court over alleged indecent assualt

A 65-year-old man has appeared before Mullingar District Court on Thursday February 21, charged with indecently assaulting two boys at a Mullingar school 18 years ago.

Pádraic Ó Conaire, prince of storytellers

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“A short walk on the gravelled path and I was before the man I had come to see. There was a great peace about him as he sat there, leg crossed upon leg, hat rakish on his head, mute in the sculptured dignity of stone. Ever since I had learned the Gaelic, I had loved him, this strange man of dreams whose friends were the birds and the furry people of the wood, the wind and the small white stars.

Breathing Water with Fregoli

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LOCAL ENSEMBLE Fregoli Theatre Company are in the Town Hall Studio next week with Raymond Scannell’s award-winning play Breathing Water.

Two more give evidence in school abuse case

Two more men yesterday gave evidence of being sexually abused by a Christian Brother in a Galway industrial school some 40 years ago.

Trial of ex-Christian brother recommences tomorrow

The trial of an ex-Christian Brother charged with sexually abusing six boys in the sixties and seventies in a Galway boarding school has been adjourned until tomorrow at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.

The Irishman who invented the submarine

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IT IS a fact, but an often overlooked one, that an Irishman invented the submarine. John Philip Holland, from Co Clare, was a noviciate Christian Brother who, while in Dundalk, came up with the idea of the submergible craft.

Ex-Christian Brother acquitted of 35 sex assaults in Galway school

An ex-Christian Brother has been acquitted by direction of Judge Tony Hunt of sexually assaulting boys some 40 years ago in a Galway industrial school.


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