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First titles announced for Galway Film Fleadh 2019

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The Galway Film Fleadh has revealed its very first titles in its 31stFestival Programme. The Fleadh will take place from the 9th–14th of July 2019 with this exciting array of premieres just the beginning of a series of announcements with the full programme revealed on 25th June.

Remembering Elizabeth Ellam

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My great grandmother, Elizabeth Ellam, was killed on the RMS Leinster when on October 10 1918, exploded and sank following a ruthless German submarine attack shortly after the ship had departed Dun Laoghaire, on her way to Holyhead in Wales. It was practically one month to the day before World War I was declared officially over.

Little miracles in Rwanda

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In August 1994, as soon as it was considered safe, Dr Dom Colbert, and a medical team of four sister-nurses, Brenda, Fionnuala, Dorothea and Eileen, drove across the Ugandian border into Rwanda. They had no mandate from anyone or any organisation to be there.They were motivated by a deep sense of shame and anger that such an appalling holocaust could have happened.* They had their medical skills, a little money, and an old clapped out pick-up truck.

 

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