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Thousand expected at Mass in solidarity with Iraqi Christians

Thousands of people are expected to gather at Knock Shrine on the eve of World Peace Day - next Saturday September 20 - to express their solidarity with persecuted Christians in Iraq and Syria.

Nolan condemns Isis beheading of journalist

Reports of the release of a second video portraying the beheading of a journalist by Islamic State has been described as an act of “barbarism” and “very distressing” by the Galway TD.

Empires of Light

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THE BLACK Country is an area of England where the industrial revolution was at its most intense, in cities like Birmingham, Coventry, and Wolverhampton.

To the waters and the wild with Stornoway

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WHEN THE English folk-pop/indie band Stornoway play the Róisín Dubh on Saturday April 17 at 8pm, it will be akin to a homecoming for vocalist Brian Briggs, who spent childhood summers with his grandfather in the lakes and mountains of Connemara.

Foreign student produces false documents at Social Welfare Office

A Brazilian student produced false documents at the Social Welfare Office in an attempt to get better employment after her money ran out, Galway District Court heard last Wednesday.

Spanish-Irish fusion in Árus na nGeal

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The connections between Galway and Spain were at their strongest in the 1500s when Galway was a major commercial port and Spanish vessels came here to trade.

Irish Spanish Integration Society to launch website

The Irish Spanish Integration Society will launch its new website on Thursday July 2 at 6pm in the Galway City Library, St Augustine Street.

Medal haul for athletes

Galway athletes took full advantage of the favourable conditions at the Athletics Ireland West Region Cross Country Championships for juvenile athletes aged under 11 to under 19 years. Hosted by Tuam Athletic Club, the championships saw a host of impressive performances from Connacht athletes. Individual titles were won by Liam Costello of Galway City Harriers in the u-11 boys, Annie Tynan Daly of Ballinasloe & District in the u-13 girls, Alanna Lally of GCH in the u-15 girls, and the Brassil sisters of Ballinasloe, Sive and Maeve, in the u17 and u-19 girls’ competitions respectively.


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