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Sadness at passing of former diocesan secretary Canon Noel Mullin

There was deep and profound sadness in the Claregalway area as the news spread on Friday morning of the untimely passing of Claregalway Parish Priest, Very Reverend Noel Canon Mullin. A humble man, he was Fr Noel to everyone.

Refusal of local church for carol festival could scar Oranmore community

The decision by the parish priest of Oranmore village to refuse to allow the second annual Christmas carol festival to be staged in the local Church of the Immaculate Conception next month could scar the community for a long time, it was claimed this week.

‘Strict hand hygiene’ and ‘good isolation facilities’ credited with low incidence of MRSA at Galway

The Galway Clinic has credited strict hand hygiene and good isolation facilities with maintaining a “very low” incidence of MRSA infection at the Doughiska based private hospital.

Civic and religious leaders to deliver Christmas messages on Galway Bay fm

Galway’s civic and religious leaders will be delivering their Christmas messages on Galway Bay fm on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

Saving old buildings with new ideas

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When it comes to planning applications in Galway, whether it is for a new building, or the renovation of an old building, modernisation or improvement, there are two strands of thought that can affect the decision from the local authority. I may not have all the technical jargon, but I understand that one side of the argument insists that pretty well every building that is a few generations old should be preserved. Any additional building must use the same or similar materials so that the addition appears to be a seamless add on.

Poor Clares hold public celebration to mark completion of newly refurbished extern convent

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The Poor Clares sisters will mark their return to their newly refurbished extern convent this weekend with a public celebration.

Bishop Drennan to meet Pope in Rome showdown

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DEFIANT Bishop of Galway Dr Martin Drennan, who has refused to bow to calls for his resignation after his name was mentioned in The Murphy report into the handling of child abuse in the Dublin archdiocese, is to speak face to face with Pope Benedict in the Vatican next month as the pontiff draws up a response to the Irish abuse scandal.

Thousands attend Poor Clare weekend celebration

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Thousands of people attended a public celebration and blessing to mark the completion of the newly refurbished reception area of the Poor Clare convent at the weekend.

 

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