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A time when the Irish were not welcome

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Between the years 1845 and 1855 more than 2.1 million people emigrated from Ireland. They streamed into Liverpool, Manchester, Boston and New York. Many were diseased, hungry, dirty, broken spirited, with barely any personal belongings. Some embarked actually naked.

Liam O’Flaherty and the War of Independence

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LIAM O'FLAHERTY was travelling in the Americas during the War of Independence, while his brother Tom was involved in Communist politics in the United States.

National underage leagues continue

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Brendan O'Connor's Galway U19s maintained their efficient start to the season with a 2-1 win over Cabinteely.

Online Irish language groups for young people

Ogras runs Irish language youth clubs online for two age groups - seven to 12 year olds, and 13 to 19 year olds.

David McWilliams talks about the impact of the pandemic and the environment on travel

David McWilliams has worked all over the world, and speaking on the Travel Tales with Fergal podcast, the top economist says that people need to be aware “of the impact of air travel on the environment” — and reckons he was a bad example with all his jet-setting before the pandemic.

Páraic Breathnach retires from Galway Arts Centre

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Páraic Breathnach, one of the leading figures in the Galway arts scene, has announced his retirement as managing director of the Galway Arts Centre.

Fahy urges the county to get behind his Galway ladies

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New Galway Ladies Football boss Gerry Fahy is excited about the potential that exists in the panel.

‘Lockdown Diaries’ - seeking stories of older people's experience of the pandemic

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THE GALWAY County Council and Galway Public Libraries are seeking submissions from older residents of Galway city and county to reflect on life in Ireland during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Irish Unity no longer a question of if, but when

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There is no doubt that we live in extraordinary and unpredictable times. Covid-19 has proven just how quickly life as we know it can change. Few would have predicted our current situation only a short time ago, just as few would have predicted that the issue of Irish Unity would be pushed to the forefront of political debate and become an increasingly likely eventuality in the near future. Unity, once thought of as a remote and distant prospect, is no longer a question of if, but when.

Adjunct Professor of Nursing appointed at NUI Galway

Professor Roger Watson has recently assumed the role of Adjunct Professor of Nursing at the School of Nursing at NUI Galway.


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