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Connolly slams Government’s mismanagement of health service for leaving UCHG at breaking point
Fianna Fáil candidate for Galway West John Connolly has hit out at the Government for failing to adequately fund health services at University Hospital Galway.
A young girl carried the scars of war
In an attempt to bring some normality into their lives following the traumatic years of the War of Independence, and the Civil War, Professor Tom Dillon, and his wife Geraldine (nee Plunkett), moved their five children to Dangan House, about three miles north of Galway town, close to the River Corrib. It is now a flourishing garden nursery, run by the busy Cunningham family and staff, but in the late 1920s it was a rambling two-storeyed manor house with shallow steps leading to a wide front door. Their father bought a cow, and chickens ran wild in the yard. In many ways it was an ideal home to bring up a lively young family, but understandably the terrors and the residue of those early years still bore heavily on the children. Politics was still a dominant player in their lives.
Seussical the Musical hits the Town Hall
THE EVER popular works of Dr Seuss are celebrated in the musical Seussical which runs at the Town Hall next week, in a production directed by Association of Irish Musical Society award winners Brian Power and Seán Power, with AIMS award winner musical direction by Shane Farrell, and choreographers Katie Upton and Declan Gardiner.
Call for full inquiry into reported staff shortages at Mayo A&E
An Independent county councillor is to call on the HSE to launch a full inquiry into what he says are clearly, very serious staffing issues at the accident and emergency department in Mayo General Hospital.
Verdict in Athlone murder trial expected today
The jury in the trial of Jimmy Devaney, who is accused of murdering Marie Greene in Athlone four years ago, will retire today to consider its verdict.
Mayo 1916 Centenary to put spotlight on inspirational Kathleen Lynn
A special committee set up to organise the 1916 centenary events in Mayo plans to tell the incredible story of a Killala woman, who is perhaps one of the county's greatest unsung heroes.
Iranian film-maker to be honoured at Galway Film Fleadh
MOHSEN MAKHMALBAF, the Iranian film-maker who spent four and a half years in a political prison during the regime of Mohammad Reza Shah, will attend this year's Galway Film Fleadh, and receive the fleadh’s highest honour - the Galway Hooker Award.
Has Jack Taylor met his match?
JACK TAYLOR was always a man with few close friends. These days he has none. Stewart is dead and Ban Garda Ridge has had enough of him, but the whiff of sulphur around this former guard turned vigilante for hire, is always enough to lure people to him.
Suspended sentence for Tuam man on heroin charges
A Tuam man who gardaí found buying heroin in a Dublin flat to sell to his friends in Galway has received a suspended jail sentence.
Belcarra man vandalised Taoiseach's office a second time
It has emerged that a Belcarra man who came before Castlebar District Court last month for scrawling graffiti on An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny's, constituency office in Castlebar was rearrested earlier this month for vandalising the office a second time.