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Bohermore native ordained deacon in Rome

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A 25-year-old Galwegian, Daniel Gallagher from Bohermore, has been ordained a deacon in Rome over Easter.

Daniel O’Connell leaves the Irish stage

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Having got him there, Clifden was not going to let Daniel O’Connell go easily. The meeting, on the edge of the town had been an unparalleled success, and the excitement prevailed. The organisers had constructed a huge pavilion ‘on the highest point of the town’, covered with canvass. It must have been of considerable size as 300 men sat at long tables, while 200 ladies sat in the adjoining galleries. At 8pm that Sunday evening, September 17 1843, O’Connell and other guests entered the pavilion with one of the Galway Temperance bands preceding him with lively tunes. His arrival was greeted with the ‘ most deafening cheers’, while the ladies waved scarves and handkerchiefs.

Mary O’Malley’s journey to the sea

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IN 2007 Mary O’Malley made a voyage on the Irish marine research ship the Celtic Explorer. It took her out into the Atlantic and returned her to a country made strange.

Heritage expert selected for EU panel

An employee of the Heritage Council of Ireland, based in Kilkenny, has been chosen by the European Parliament to sit on a prestigious EU panel which will decide on the most important heritage sites in Europe over the next three years.

The sad leaving of Mary Mally (Malley?)

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The anger and violence that erupted against the Protestant Irish Church Missions and their schools and orphanages in western Connemara towards the end of the 19th century, makes for harrowing reading today.

The Village earn county honours

The u-14 Camogie Roinn C County Final replay took place during the week in Grennan GAA grounds, Thomastown. The weather conditions were ideal and the match was highly entertaining, such was the skill and speed of the young players.

Novel postcard exhibition has come home to Mullingar

A novel postcard exhibition by An Post is currently running in Mullingar.

 

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