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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.
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.
A number of students from NUI Galway have travelled all around the world without any money as part of the largest national student charity event, Jailbreak 2014, to raise money for Amnesty International and St Vincent de Paul.
Sinn Féin councillor Thérèse Ruane has commended Ballina Town Council for its recent decision to erect a monument in memory of Dr Kathleen Lynn, at her birthplace in Mullaghfarry, Killala.
Sinn Féin councillor Thérèse Ruane has pledged her support to the campaign to name the new national children's hospital in Dublin in honour of Killala born doctor, feminist, and revolutionary Kathleen Lynn.
Eight Mooncoin men are marching from south Kilkenny to Leinster House to protest at the scarcity of job opportunities for young people in Ireland.
Early on Friday August 18 1882, John Collins, a tenant farmer, having heard disturbances during the night coming from his neighbours’ house, the Joyces, went to check if all was well. He must have feared the worst because he brought with him two neighbours, Mary and Margaret O’Brien. They discovered an appalling sight. Even today, when our senses have been hardened by so many atrocities, it was a scene of savage murder that cried to heaven. No mercy was shown to this unfortunate family.
‘Staycate’ in style: Now you can tailor your home holiday to your individual taste as the Harbour Hotel, Galway joins forces with its sister hotels, the Limerick Strand Hotel and the Hilton Kilmainham in Dublin. With a fantastic four-night stay between any two of these fabulous destinations for only €250 per person* including one dinner in each chosen property, you can experience the excitement of exploring two different cities within one holiday experience! This unbelievable price also includes a choice of passes to some of Ireland’s best attractions.