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Online learning hub on sexual consent launched in Galway

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“There can be no place for any forms of sexual violence and harassment in our society, and there can be no room for doubt or ambiguity on the meaning and importance of consent.”

Tuam man’s murder led to eight further deaths and miscarriage of justice, new TG4 drama-doc reveals

A plan to kill a Tuam man in 1883 led directly to a total of nine deaths including six hangings, one of which is now believed to have been a miscarriage of justice, according to The Queen v Patrick O’Donnell, a new book by Connemara-based author, Seán Ó Cuirreáin, which is to be the basis of a forthcoming TG4 drama-documentary.

The ‘amusements’ in the Fairgreen

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It is good to see the funfair being set up at the moment along the Prom, a sure sign that the summer is on the way. There has been a history of summer funfairs in Galway for well over 100 years, though they were always known here as ‘the amusements’. In the early days, the Toft family used to organise them in Salthill Park. Occasionally, the neighbours used to object to the noise and the traffic, and on at least one occasion, they were invited next door on to the site in front of Dr O’Beirne’s house (where Leisureland is today).

Appeal for witnesses to Knocknacarra assault

On Saturday evening last May 22 just after 9pm, a woman was walking along Millers Lane, Knocknacarra. As she reached the junction with the Rahoon Road it is alleged she was assaulted by another woman who is described as being in her early thirties, of strong build with shoulder length brown hair that was in a half pony-tail.

The egg and butter market in Church Street

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Some weeks ago we wrote about the virtues of country butter being sold at the Saturday Market, but it seems there were occasional vices there too. The ink was hardly dry on the paper when David Barrett sent us an account of a court case that took place at the Galway Petty Sessions in September 1910 before the magistrates Messrs J Kilbride and JS Young. District Inspector Hildebrand prosecuted Mrs Sarah Bane, Moycullen, on three different counts of selling butter that was unfit for human consumption to Kate Hoare, Mary Griffin, and Norah Joyce. Mr Cooke, from Blake and Kenny solicitors, appeared for the defence.

Julian Assange and the criminalisation of journalism

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“Journalism is a crime”. That thought came to mind as Insider watched the Israelis destroying the tower building in Gaza which housed the international news agencies.

Mayo Divisional Drugs Task Force has seized more than €50,000 worth of drugs over weekend

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The Mayo Divisional Drugs Task Force has seized more than €50,000 worth of drugs after it carried out a number of drugs searches in the Mayo Division over the course of Friday and Saturday May 14, and 15.

Council will not waive car parking charges as restrictions ease

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The Galway City Council will not waive car parking charges as restrictions begin to ease.

Over €2 million in hospital car park and clamping fees in MUH since 2012 - Lawless

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Statistics released to Aontú leader Peadar Tóibín TD by the HSE have shown that over €2 million euro has been made through hospital car park charges and clamping fees in Mayo since 2012.

Calls for hospital parking charges ban after figures reveal €630,000 collected by UHG in 2020

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A total of €630,000 was collected in parking charges by University Hospital Galway last year, according to figures released by the HSE.

 

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