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Liam Mellows - ‘I have failed lamentably’

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Unlike the men executed after the 1916 Rising, there was little of the same idealisation given to the hundreds of men and women who died in the War of Independence, or, more emphatically, those executed during the regretable Civil War.

Galway to mark centenary of 1918 election

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In the UK general election of 1918 Irish men, and for the first time, Irish women, struck a major blow for Ireland's right to self-determination, by electing 73 Sinn Féin MPs - almost 70 per cent of the vote.

A poet of whom Markievicz would have approved

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THE RECENT Cambridge Companion to Irish Poets has been criticised on the grounds that the gender balance is skewed in favour of those in permanent possession of a penis.

Catch ‘The Successful TD’ at Roscommon Arts Centre

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There is a theatrical treat taking to the arts centre stage next week as the dream team of Jon Kenny, Mary McEvoy, and Michael Scott make a welcome return to Roscommon Arts Centre.

Longford-Westmeath Social Democrats hold first AGM

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The Longford-Westmeath branch of the Social Democrats held their first AGM last week in the Newbury Hotel in Mullingar. The branch elected positions including chairperson, vice chairperson, and secretary.

Mayo TDs and the Treaty debates

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This January 7 marks the 95th anniversary of one of the most influential votes to have been taken by Dáil Éireann. The result of the Anglo-Irish Treaty vote continues to shape Ireland’s relationship with Britain and her place within the family of European and global nations to this day, as it does the domestic politics on this island. The Treaty was an agreement between the government of the United Kingdom and representatives of the Irish Republic, signed on December 6 1921, which brought the War of Independence to an end.

Mayo to lose out on almost €700k in rates

Sinn Féin Senator Trevor O’Clochartaigh has said this week that Mayo County Council will be out pocket by a tune of €691,776 this year because of a national agreement on rates recalculations.

Conway-Walsh to lead Sinn Féin in the Seanad

Mayo's Rose Conway-Walsh will lead Sinn Féin in the Upper House it was announced this week, the Erris native was selected by her party to lead its seven strong contingent in the newly elected Seanad.

Irish Heart Foundation seeks big-hearted volunteers in Mayo

Be a heart hero on Thursday May 5 and Friday May 6 by joining the Irish Heart Foundation in Mayo for this year’s Happy Heart Appeal sponsored by Abbott and volunteer a few hours of your time to sell Happy Heart pins on-street and raise much-needed funds.

Boxer delivers knockout punch to take a seat in Dáil

 

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