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Cervical cancer controversy dominates our thoughts

There is no doubt about the issue dominating the airwaves and headlines in all of the media for the past few days, and likely to do so over the next week: the ongoing cervical cancer screening controversy.

The Dark Shadows of The Famine

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THE IRISH Famine, the greatest humanitarian disaster in Europe in the 19th century, leaving one million people dead, with another million fleeing the country, is examined in a new exhibition.

McFadden wants more funding for degenerative disease research

Athlone based Senator, Gabrielle McFadden has called for additional funding for research into degenerative diseases such as Motor Neuron Disease and Parkinson’s Disease.

Remembering Devon Place from afar

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SHEILAH MORRIS (now Cangley) was born in Livingstone, Northern Rhodesia (now Zambia) in 1928. Her father, who was born in Galway, had been recruited in London in 1920 to join the Veterinary Department of the Civil Service in Northern Rhodesia. He married a Galway girl, and they both moved to Mazabuka, where he worked at a veterinary research station. Now in her eighties and living in Australia, Sheilah recalls her childhood memories of Galway in the 1930s.

Clarification needed on cost of centres for refugees and asylum seekers

Fianna Fáil TD for Roscommon-Galway, Eugene Murphy, has highlighted the fact that a total of €64.3 million was spent on centres for refugees and asylum seekers in 2016, which is a rise of 11 per cent on the previous year.

Galway to mark World Refugee Day

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World Refugee Day takes place tomorrow, Tuesday June 20, and will be marked in Galway on with a series of events including talks, an information stand, and a music and food afternoon.

Feeding children during the Great Famine

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Week III

Allow asylum seekers the dignity of work

The most valuable possession any person has is his or her dignity.

Southern Gaels seize Throne of GAAmes

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You’ve heard of Game of Thrones, but have you ever heard of the Throne of GAAmes? Local hurling club Southern Gaels have acquired a novel item for their participation in this year’s St Patrick’s Day parade - the Throne of GAAmes.

Refugee families to be resettled in Athlone

 

 

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