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‘I am an international socialist,’ shouted Pádraic Ó Conaire

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In his famous statue of the writer and Irish scholar Pádraic Ó Conaire, the sculpture Albert Power presents a brilliant likeness to the man Galway knew as he went about the town. Liam Ó Briain, a friend and fellow Irish enthusiast, remarked that Albert Power had captured exactly how the man looked. Meeting Ó Conaire in town one evening, Ó Briain remembered that he looked in reality as he is on the statue: ‘the stick in his right hand, the little hat on his head’, a face that could show his ‘puckish humour.’ *

Over 70 in the running next week to raise €250,000 for Our Boys

More than 70 walkers and runners from across the country will tog out in next week’s Dublin Marathon to raise €250,000 in support of three Roscommon-based brothers suffering from the rare and fatal disease Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, among them 11-year old Archie himself.

 

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