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Voluntary litter pickers putting lives in danger — Murray

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Sinn Fein councillor Gerry Murray suggested at a recent Claremorris Municipal District meeting that people who were caught dumping rubbish from their cars be hit with penalty points on their driving licence along with fines for dumping.

Reflections on the past: The Good Friday Agreement

I am writing this column in the week of the 20th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement, signed in Belfast on April 10, 1998.

Vinters validated as Good Friday pints a great success in Galway

The opening of pubs on Good Friday was a great success according to the chairman of the Galway city branch of the Vintners Federation Ireland (VFI), Tom McDonagh.

Heavy defeat for Athlone in Midland derby

Longford Town won the first Midlands derby of 2018 with a 5-1 trouncing of Athlone Town at the City Calling Stadium last Saturday evening (March 24).

No need to stock up, the pubs are open after 90 years

Tomorrow, for the first time in nearly a century, Galwegians can join their fellow Irish citizens and, if they choose, head to the pub.

The Seven Last Words of Christ

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DON JOSÉ Sáenz de Santa María, the Archbishop of Cadiz, was preparing sermons for an Easter service and asked Joseph Haydn, the most celebrated composer of his day, to write music to accompany the words he was writing.

Sacred music for Good Friday

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MARY WEPT at the foot of the cross as her crucified son died; King David was plunged into grief at the death of his son Absalom in battle, while Rachel was left in Ramah to mourn her lost children.

The terrible weather brought out the best in us

I know, readers, that you are probably fed up with talk of the weather, but we simply have to talk more about it!

What’s with all the doubling up of dates?

As if there aren’t enough days in the year.

Mayo young people win silver and bronze at Aldi Foróige Youth Citizenship Awards

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The Aldi Foróige Youth Citizenship Awards took place in Citywest Hotel and Conference Centre recently where over 2300 young people from throughout Ireland showcased their work in the community. 204 groups took part in the awards with projects covering topics such as equality; homelessness; mental health; culture and much more.

 

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