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Commandant Leo Quinlan will deliver a public lecture in the Moore Institute at NUI Galway on the experience of his father, Commandant Pat Quinlan, in the historic Battle of Jadotville, 1961. The lecture will take place on Tuesday, 9 April, at 5pm.
A unique event is to take place in Castlebar on February 23 next when a presentation is made on the Battle of Jadotville from the “Pen of Commandant Pat Quinlan” (Officer Commanding the Irish Troops at Jadotville in the Congo in 1961), as told by his son, Commandant Leo Quinlan.
The people chosen as Galway People of the Year Award winners 2017 were announced at a press reception in the Galway Bay Hotel at the week end and will be honoured at a Gala Banquet and Presentation to be held in the Galway Bay Hotel on Friday March 19.
Mayor Aengus O’Rourke has reflected on what was “a productive and successful” year for Athlone.
Veterans of the 1961 Siege of Jadotville were awarded medals for their bravery at a ceremony in Custume Barracks on Saturday, December 2. The ceremony followed years of campaigning by veterans for recognition.
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Well, Catalonia is bubbling away, and increasingly looking serious. I had thought that somebody would intervene and bring the two sides together where there could be meaningful debate, but somehow that has never happened and I fear now that Spain is going to move in with its heavy-handed diplomacy again and the result will be even more chaos.
On Saturday October 21, Mayor of Athlone, Aengus O’Rourke, will be unveiling a plaque at 3.30 pm in John Count McCormack Square to commemorate the veterans of the siege of Jadotville.