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Constitutional Convention — a missed opportunity for radical appraisal by citizens

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At a critical stage in the evolution of the State, we failed to use our education system to address the question of constitutional illiteracy when it might have developed the capacity of citizens to engage critically with their State. We opted for different versions of unthinking nationalism when we might at least have opted for thinking nationalisms.

Local academics appointed to Law Reform Commission

Two Galwegians, Tom O’Malley and Donncha O’Connell, both academics at NUI Galway, have been appointed to the Law Reform Commission.

Stigma prevents young people from seeking testing for sexually transmitted infections

The stigma associated with sexually transmitted infections (STI) is the main barrier preventing young people from seeking tests for the conditions, according to new research.

Celebration for Chick to be launched on Monday

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A concert, golf am-am and testimonial soccer match will form part of a series of events to celebrate Galway soccer legend, the late Eamonn Deacy.

St James collect first u-21 A title

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St James annexed their first ever u-21 county title on Sunday when they comprehensively defeated Corofin on a score-line of 1-19 to 2-7.

Mayo safety campaign to target children cyclists

Mayo gardaí are promoting a safety campaign designed to encourage more children to wear helmets when riding their bicycles.

Get Up, Stand Up @ Garvey’s

GET UP, Stand up, the weekly stand up comedy open mic night at Garvey’s Hotel and Bar, Eyre Square, takes place tonight from 9.30pm.

Old Sickeen

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This photograph was taken in the early 1940s and shows a happy group of children in Sickeen. The wall at their backs was the boundary wall of St Brendan’s National School. In the background on the left are the backs of houses which fronted on to St Brendan’s Road. They were occupied by the Lillis family, the Lohan family, the Molloys – home of ‘Five Goal Molloy’ aka Sonny, Maurice O’Connell who worked in the post office, Jim Redington who later became Mayor of Galway, and Tom Walsh who was a teacher in St Brendan’s School.

Mike McDonnell joins EuroHome team

Mike McDonnell has joined the team at insulation expert provider EuroHome.

Syron takes win at Kilbride 10k

The inaugural Kilbride 10k took place on Sunday and attracted an excellent field of some 400 runners and walkers. Conditions were calm, but persistent rain overnight carried on until the race start. The one-lap course had frequent splash-through pools and roadside streams over the first 8k and then two tough hills made it a demanding finish over the final 2k. Mark Doyle (Runworx) was first across the line in 35.04. Performance of the day was by women's race winner Sarah Syron (Mayo AC), whose gritty finish enabled her to win by nine seconds in 40.56.


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