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Pomp and circumstance, and one unmarked grave

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On June 12 1922 a very special ceremony took place at Windsor Castle, near London. Following the establishment of the Irish Free State the previous December, five Irish regiments, including the Connaught Rangers, the Royal Irish, the Leinsters, the Munsters, and the Dublin Fusiliers, which had served the British army with exceptional valour at times, were disbanded. It was a day of special significance for both the participants and onlookers.

Four-fold increase in one-teacher schools in last four years , says O Cuiv

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Fianna Fáil TD for Galway West Éamon Ó Cuív says the number of one-teacher schools has increased four-fold since this Government came into power, wuth budget changes have seen the number of single teacher schools rise dramatically from 11 in September 2011 to 44 currently.

Memorial service for deceased GUH patients

An ecumenical memorial service for deceased patients of Galway University Hospital will take place at the staff canteen of the Nurses’ Home at UHG at 7pm on Thursday October 9.

An Taoiseach attends opening day at Mayo’s first Educate Together school

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An Taoiseach Enda Kenny went back to school on Monday, when he attended the very first day of school in Newtownwhite Educate Together national school. The school, which is located just outside of Ballina, was re-assigned as an Educate Together school from its former patronage of the Church of Ireland.

The First Holy Communion dress did not fit everyone

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If there isn’t some dramatic change, and matters as they stand are allowed to drift, it is easy to see that the impact of the child abuse scandals within the Catholic church have had a very negative impact on the present and future generations in Ireland. Despite being one of the most generous generations ever when it comes to helping others, young people today are quite indifferent to the church. In fact many are openly hostile.

National Day of Commemoration on Sunday

The National Day of Commemoration, to honour Irish people who died in past wars or on service with the United Nations, will be marked in Galway this Sunday.

Church notes

All Saints’ Church of Ireland in Mullingar can be found at the end of Church Avenue. The present church building is celebrating its bicentenary this year, having been built in 1814. However, there has been a church on this site since 1208 AD.

Galway hosts photography exhibition about child labour in the Gaza Strip

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By Ebhan Loughlin

Education is exciting, but probably better to leave the Minister at home

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Ms Avril Forrest took her first religion class in the Jes when the school chaplain Fr Derek Cassidy was on sick leave. Famine in Africa, and how the West should respond, was the issue of the day. The class unanimously insisted that the Vatican should sell all its assets, and give the money to relieve world hunger.

Foxford parish and community celebrate with James Kilbane Gospel concert


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