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Galway Defence Force members to  take part in ceremonial changing of the guard

Defence Forces personnel based in Galway will take part in a ceremonial changing of the guard on Saturday at the National Memorial to Members of the Defence Forces who died in the service of the State.

Mayo native and NUI Galway doctorate holder named new Chief of Staff

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A Mayoman who completed a PhD in Political Science in NUI Galway six years ago was this week named as the new Chief of Staff of the Irish Defence Forces.

Mayo man to take up top post in Defence Forces

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Castlebar native Rear Admiral Mark Mellett was announced this week as the new Chief of Staff of the Defence Forces.

Maher claims national title for Castlebar Boxing Club

There was much celebration in Castlebar Boxing Club recently as Dillon Maher brought home a national title to the club. Dillon won the Boy 1, 54kg division crown in style with a 3-0 win in the final, having stopped his opponent in the second round of his semi-final with a technical knock-out. It was the culmination of a long round through both the Mayo and Connacht championships for Dillon.

Former officer to give insider’s view on Irish army

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Retired Irish army officer, Commandant Edward Horgan, will give an insiders view of the Irish Defence Forces, at a public talk next week.

Mass for Irish Defence Forces

The annual Mass dedicated to deceased members of the Irish Defence Forces and those personnel of 1 Cn Cois and Dún Uí Mhaoilíosa will be held in the Garrison Church Renmore tomorrow (Friday) at 10am.

FOI fees to be abolished

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NUI Galway has conferred three honorary degrees on Máire Geoghegan-Quinn, Lt General Sean McCann, and Finian O’Sullivan.

Thank you to the unknown soldier who helped injured child

Fergal Fahey and his six-year-old daughter Hazel of Merlin Park, Galway, were dealt a shock last Wednesday afternoon when Hazel was injured after being knocked off her bike.

Máire Geoghegan-Quinn to receive honorary degree from NUI Galway

EU Commissioner, Carna native Máire Geoghegan-Quinn, is to be honoured by NUI Galway.

NUI Galway students receive President’s Awards

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Five NUI Galway students and graduates were among a group of inspirational young people presented with the Gaisce Gold Award by President Michael D Higgins.


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