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Inquest into Chada deaths opens today

Cinema review: The Imitation Game

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THE INCREDIBLE story of Alan Turing is almost impossible to believe. This man invented the computer and, with a small team, ended WWII two years earlier than was thought possible, and in doing so saved the lives of 14,000,000 people.

Man charged with knife attack

A Swinford man charged in connection with a knife attack on Dublin GAA star Jonny Cooper is to appear back before the district court today (Friday).

Coroner’s inquests into Mayo murders to open before Christmas

The coroner for south Mayo, John O’Dwyer, will open coroner’s inquests into the deaths of four people murdered in Mayo last year.

Galway academic chosen as eCar ambassador for four month trial

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As part of the this year’s Great Electric Drive, Research leader of the Unit for Social Software at Insight, (formerly DERI) John Breslin has received his BMWi3 electric car to begin his four month ecar trial. He is one of just 32 new ecar ambassadors chosen earlier this year, from 20,000 applicants across Ireland.

The Dohertys of Carrigan were not ‘land-grabbers’

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Galway Diary received the following statement from Adrian Martyn (great-great-great grandnephew of Peter Doherty, senior), who was shot dead at Carrigan, near Craughwell village on the night of November 2 1881. I am pleased to carry Adrian’s clarification:

Father who strangled young sons sentenced in Dublin

The father who brought the short lives of his two young sons to a desperately tragic end near Ballintubber on July 29, 2013, is to serve two life sentences for their murder.

Man claims previous convictions recorded against him are not his

A Kilkelly man who pleaded guilty in court this week to one charge of non-display of motor tax claimed that eight serious previous motoring convictions that were recorded on the Garda Pulse System against him were not his and it was an issue he has tried to have resolved for a number of years now.

Castlebar man sent forward to circuit court

The Land War: A desperate duel between Parnell and Forster

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The continued unrest, murders, and large-scale protests as the Land War careered dangerously through the Irish countryside, led at last to some reform. William Gladstone’s Second Land Act of 1881 proposed broad concessions to the tenant farmer. But Parnell, the very effective leader of the Irish Parliamentary Party, was not satisfied. He said that tenants were still vulnerable to rent arrears and poverty resulting from poor harvests. He urged that the Act either accommodate these concerns, or be rejected.

 

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