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Westside Community Arts Festival

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THE AMAZING Apples, Sharon Murphy who impressed Tom Jones on The Voice UK, and the Cinemobile screening Frozen, are just some of the highlights at this year's Westside Community Arts Festival.

Conference in NUI Galway to discuss future of European journalism

Delegates from across the EU are in Galway this week to discuss the future of journalism in Europe at a two-day event in NUI Galway’s Insight Centre for Data Analytics.

Auditions for Seussical the Musical

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SEUSSICAL, THE musical inspired by the extraordinary characters and wonderful stories from the imagination of Dr Seuss, comes to the Town Hall Theatre from August 12 to 16.

Saddle up for Galway Bike Festival 2015

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Galway Bike Festival will take place from Saturday June 13 to Sunday June 21. The event which is funded by the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport was officially launched in Eyre Square by the Mayor of the City of Galway, Cllr. Donal Lyons on Friday.  

Young Environmentalist final

Three transition year groups represented St Joseph’s College, Summerhill at the Eco Unesco Young Environmentalist final at the Mansion House in Dublin.

History made during NUIG stopover

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From early Tuesday morning 140 members of the international, national, and local press gathered at the media centre at NUI Galway in anticipation of the first stopover of the royal visit.

Ballina mourns former mayor

The late Frances McAndrew was laid to rest yesterday in Leigue Cemetery, Ballina, following her funeral Mass in St Patrick's Church in the town.

Father Patrick Peyton, the Rosary Priest

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Patrick Peyton was born on January 9 1909 in Attymass, Co Mayo, one of nine children. When they were growing up, the rosary was central to their lives. His family were subsistence farmers and unable to afford to send him to a seminary, so for a number of years he worked on the farm to help them earn a living as his father was too ill. Then he and his brother emigrated to America. They eventually entered a seminary in Notre Dame to study for the priesthood, but their hopes of being ordained together seemed to be dashed when Patrick got TB. The doctors told him his only hope was to pray, and pray he did, to the Blessed Virgin. He promised her he would dedicate his ministry to her and to the family rosary if he was saved. And so it came to be the two brothers were ordained as Holy Ghost Fathers together on June 15, 1941.

Councillors push for more civic use of Courthouse

Councillors from Athlone are hoping that a new purpose can be found for the old Fire Station attached to Moate Courthouse after they turned down a lease application by Moate Boxing Club.

Cancer patients had appointments cancelled due to staff shortages

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Forty patients who were due to attend an outpatient cancer clinic at University Hospital Galway on Tuesday had their appointments cancelled due to a shortage of staff.

 

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