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Strong scoring in the sunshine

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The Presentation Sisters, 200 years in Galway

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In 1815, the warden of Galway Dr French went to Kilkenny to ask sisters of the Presentation Order to return with him to Galway to found a convent here. A Reverend Bartholomew Burke has left a fund of £4,800 for the purpose. Three sisters arrived here in October of that year. They moved into a house in Kirwan’s Lane temporarily, and from there to Eyre Square. On March 25th, 1819, they moved to a house in poor condition that had originally been built as a Charter School and which would become known as the Presentation Convent. The following year they opened their school adjacent to the convent.

Calling all ‘Pres’ past pupils

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Two hundred years ago (on October 27 1815) the first Presentation Sisters came to Galway and founded the first Catholic schools for girls in the city. They moved in to Kirwan’s Lane, then to Eyre Square for three years, before settling into a vacant house in the suburbs, which has been known as the Presentation Convent ever since.

Golfing results from around the county

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There was lots of golfing action taking place around the county last weekend. Here are some of the results recorded.

Spring competitions bring out the best around Mayo

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Claremorris-based company launches Insurance Service in Northern Ireland

Claremorris-based DeCare Dental Insurance is continuing to expand its business with the launch of its dental insurance service in Northern Ireland. But while DeCare may be a new name in Northern Ireland, it is not a new name in the dental insurance industry. DeCare already provides dental insurance services to over 45,000 members throughout Ireland and has been established here for over 10 years. DeCare employs over 90 people in Claremorris and a further 150 in Dublin and Cork in its dental insurance and software development companies. Worldwide, the DeCare Dental family of brands collectively support over 10 million members and employee groups and are a subsidiary of WellPoint, the largest health benefits provider in the U.S.

McAdam wins a year’s free golf at Mulranny

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Loreto cruise to landslide success

Loreto Kilkenny 1-16       St Brigid’s Callan 0-6

End of season competitions sees clubs get ready for winter leagues

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Winter league season well under way

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