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Random invoices and council wages paid from Croagh Patrick car-park

A Mayo county councillor has highlighted some questionable accounting techniques being applied to car-parking income generated at Murrisk Car-park, where tens of thousands come to climb the pilgrimage mountain of Croagh Patrick every year - which includes payments towards salaries of council staff and random invoices that could come from previous years.

Sofia and Shauna show support for Galway Hospice on their late Dad’s birthday

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A launch photocall of Hospice Sunflower Days took place for Galway Hospice in Kilglass National School, Ahascragh on Monday which featured sisters, Sofia and Shauna Cahill, who have a special connection to the hospice as their Dad, John, sadly passed away there in 2020. Monday was also a significant date for the girls as it marked their Dad’s birthday.

Scoil Íde, seventy years a-growing

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On this day 70 years ago, June 1 1953, Scoil Íde opened for the first time. In 1952, the Sisters of Jesus and Mary purchased Allen’s Hotel on Dalysfort Road which had been run by John and Angela Allen. It had at one time been known as Daly’s Fort House, a high-class hotel run by a Mrs Galbraith. She sold it to a Mr Miller of Persse’s Distillers who used it as a private house and he sold it on to the Allens. Many will remember it as the place where Bruce Woodcock, the English Heavyweight champion, trained for his famous fight with Máirtín Thornton.

From artist to athletics — the joy of virtual running

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I am the last person that anyone would ever think would be talking about a love of running. Up to the Covid Lockdowns I was focused on my art and exhibitions and really nothing else. Running was the last thing on my mind, ever. Sure, like everyone else I had the odd medal from sports days back from childhood. But, since that age, I never really took any notice of sport, especially athletics. My childhood, from primary school, was taken up with exams, poetry, art and drama clubs.

‘From a Low and Quiet Sea’ to soon perform at Roscommon Arts Centre

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Decadent Theatre Company and Galway Arts Centre Present Donal Ryan’s From a Low and Quiet Sea At Roscommon Arts Centre on Tuesday, May 16, at 8pm.

Irish Kidney Association pay tribute to founder member Angeline Cooke

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The Board, Officers and Members of the Irish Kidney Association were deeply saddened to hear the news of the sudden passing of Angeline Cooke, from Maunsells Road, Galway, last week and they have extended their deepest sympathies to her family and friends. A founding member of the Association, Angeline underwent a kidney transplant in 1996. She enjoyed the successful longevity of this transplant for over 25 years before returning to dialysis treatment. Her gratitude to her deceased kidney donor was immense.

Virtual meeting to ‘keep people in their homes’ to take place

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A virtual town hall meeting organised by Uplift in association with author and Maynooth University lecturer, Rory Hearne, and Galway founded housing festival group, Féile Housing, will take place on April 13 at 7pm.

Monroe’s Live Shortlisted for Prestigious IMRO Award

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Galway’s Monroe’s Live on Dominick Street has been nominated for a prestigious IMRO award for best live music venue of the year. It has been selected amongst the top five venues in the region to be shortlisted for the award by over 18,000 members of the Irish Music Rights Organisation.

Through the glass darkly

In sonnet 78, by Shakespeare we catch the poet’s oblique allusion to the physical effects of the destruction wrought by the Reformation –

Immigration is a reality of life, immigration is the reality of globalisation

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The discussion of Ireland's refugee population has been dominating on every social media platform for months now, culminating in protests against refugees and migrants to Ireland both online and person. With hashtags like #irelandisfull trending on Twitter every fortnight, it has evolved into a kind of detached parasocial dismissal of very real people, ones who are often not given option to discuss their lives, experiences and very real fears all which had driven their need to move to Ireland.


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