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Sinn Féin to hold online Easter Rising commemoration

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Normally, 1916 Rising commemorations would be held in Galway City, Oranmore, Clifden, Ballinasloe, and other areas of the county over the Easter weekend, but the coronavirus lockdown has forced these to go online.

Liam Mellows - ‘I have failed lamentably’

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Unlike the men executed after the 1916 Rising, there was little of the same idealisation given to the hundreds of men and women who died in the War of Independence, or, more emphatically, those executed during the regretable Civil War.

Sinn Féin to hold 1916 Rising commemorations over Easter weekend

Sinn Féin will hold commemorations for the 103rd anniversary of the 1916 Rising this Easter weekend at various locations throughout Galway city, Connemara, and east Galway.

Jacobs biscuit factory on display at Athlone Castle

'The travelling exhibition Jacob’s Biscuit Factory & Dublin - An Assorted History' is now on display at Athlone Castle Visitor Centre until October 21, with the kind permission of Dublin City Library and Archive.

Make Family Memories this Easter in the Heart of Ireland…

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If you are thinking of your well-deserved family break then look no further. The Athlone Springs Hotel has it all.

Under the wild sky

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Week III

A Galway family and Ireland's fight for independence

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The 1916 Rising, the War of Independence, and the impact on one Galway family of those two momentous events, will be explored at a public lecture in the city next week.

Commemorative events for Galway 1916 leader Liam Mellows

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LIAM MELLOWS, the Republican Socialist and leader of the 1916 Rising in Galway - the county which saw the highest level of activity outside Dublin - will be commemorated at a series of events this month.

Public lecture on the pistol wielding typist of 1916

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WINIFRED CARNEY, an active feminist and significant figure of the 1916 Rising, known as "the typist with a Webley", will be the subject of a public lecture which takes place in the Galway Mechanics Institute on Thursday September 15 at 8pm.

City council agrees to display 1916 Proclamation in public buildings

The Galway City Council has agreed to display copies of the 1916 Proclamation in all its public buildings as part of its commemoration of the Easter Rising.

 

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