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The Siege of Jadotville - the Irish Army against the odds

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THE CONGO 1961, and 155 Irish soldiers are surrounded by more than 3,000 soldiers of the Katanga insurgency, heavily armed with artillery, heavy machine guns, and a fighter bomber.

Cowardice has prevailed over Irish music - Penrose

Labour Deputy for Longford-Westmeath Willie Penrose has lost his battle to have more Irish music played on radio stations nationwide.

Broadband survey comes as no surprise to consumers in Mayo – Chambers

Dep Lisa Chambers says she is unsurprised by the latest reports on broadband speeds, which have found that Mayo is one of the worst served counties in the country.

EU briefing for students of only Irish language interpreters training in the world

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The European Commission’s Directorate-General for Interpretation, Florika Fink-Hooijer visited NUI Galway recently where she met with staff and students of the MA/PDip in Conference Interpreting, currently being taught at the University.

Ireland - a country its rulers think should not exist

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Insider thought she lived on an island called Ireland and in a state called the Republic of Ireland. However, Insider recently realised she is wrong. According to The Marian Finucane Show, His Excellency John Bruton, and sundry officially sanctioned happenings - from Enda Kenny's Brexit gas-passing shop to events celebrating Irish classical composers - Insider now realises she in fact lives on an island called Island.

Farrell urges Galway to 'put final nail in coffin of water charges'

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Fianna Fáil’s "capitulation to public pressure" on water charges shows that "sustained campaigning has worn down the resilience of the establishment" and this weekend's national demonstration "could put the final nail in the coffin for water charges once and for all".

Moran backs Government’s decision to appeal Apple ruling


Galway's 'Forgotten Farmers' situation to be brought to EU Commission attention

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Galway farmers under 40 years of age, who do not meet the five year rule and who cannot access installation aid - known as 'Forgotten Farmers' -will be the subject of a campaign by the new Government, for recognition from the European Commission.

Matt Carthy MEP to host discussion on eel fishing ban in Athlone

Sinn Féin MEP for the Midlands North West, Matt Carthy, will host a discussion with local fishermen on the impact of the eel fishing ban in a seminar to be held in the Shamrock Lodge Hotel, Athlone on Friday, April 1 from 1-4pm.

Record number of dolphn strandings off west coast

Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada is seeking a meeting with the European Commission after it was revealed that in the first two months of this year there were 28 strandings of common dolphins off the west coast of Ireland. This is the second-highest number ever recorded.


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