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Security tightened as Labour gets set for stormy reception at conference

Labour will not be allowed enjoy celebrating its centenary when the party holds its 65th convention in Galway this weekend, as the event is set to attract protests from far left groups, rural communities, peace groups, the unemployed, and health campaigners.

Heinrich Boll memorial weekend in Achill

The annual Heinrich Böll Memorial Weekend 2011 will take place on Achill Island this coming weekend, starting today, Friday April 29 to Sunday May 1. The event opens at 7pm on Friday at the Cyral Gray Memorial Hall Dugort. The official opening will be by Angela Spizig, vice mayor of Cologne, and the welcome address will be made by Cathaoirleach of Mayo County Council, Michael Burke.

Friedrich Engels and his forgotten journey to County Galway

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Friedrich Engels is best known as the author of The Conditions Of The Working Class in England and as the co-author, along with Karl Marx, of The Communist Manifesto, but one of his least well known writings is about Galway, describing the county and its people in the aftermath of The Famine.

 

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