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ULA to protest visit of Eamon Gilmore to Galway today

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore’s visit to the city today will be greeted by the United Left Alliance Galway, who will be protesting against the Government’s austerity measures and the €1.25 billion payout to the dead bank Anglo.

St Canice’s Credit Union Kilkenny Senior Hurling final

Sunday’s Senior hurling county final has a familiar look about it, with either James Stephens or Ballyhale Shamrocks appearing in every final for the last seven years, except 2010.

St Canice’s Credit Union Senior Hurling semi finals 

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Sunday: Nowlan Park 3.30.  O’Loughlin Gaels v Ballyhale Shamrocks 

GAA Briefs

Rice a doubt for Carrickshock 

GAAW to hold ‘mock funeral processions’ protest

Mock funeral processions to remember “the innocent killed by the British and US war machines in their on-going illegal wars” are to take place in Galway.

Fear and loathing in the towns and villages as rebels divided on continuing the struggle

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Following the news of the Rising in Dublin on Easter Monday April 25 1916, Galway was in the grip of rumour and anxiety. The Galway ‘rising’, consisting of about 600 men led by Liam Mellows, but poorly armed, was creating mayhem in the county. Police ( RIC) stations were being attacked, telegraph poles were cut down, and trains were not running. Galway was virtually cut off from news of developments elsewhere. Then panic ensued when on Tuesday a British warship, HMS Gloucester, steamed into the bay and indiscriminately opened fire into the coastline, and further inland. Refugees began to arrive in the town.

Elwood focused on best Magners League finish

Connacht coach Eric Elwood will be hoping to continue the momentum set in last month’s final round of Challenge Cup games when they host the Scarlets on Saturday (7.35pm).

Late arrival to court saves man €900

A Mullingar man managed to save €900 in fines when the judge in Tullamore re-heard his case, despite the court having finished for the day.

A Yorkshire man in Galway

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On October 22 1959 an unusual play opened at the Royal Court theatre, London; a theatre never afraid to be different. It had after all presented John Osborne’s Look Back in Anger* three years previously - a play which rocked the establishment, and transformed English drama for ever. The critics adored it, it played to full houses every night, and it made lots of money for everyone concerned.

Arden at eighty

ON FRIDAY October 1 the Town Hall Theatre is presenting a tribute to author John Arden to mark the writer’s 80th year.


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