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VIETNAM WAR veteran Jack Grady will be among the poets reading at the Over The Edge Writers’ Gathering, which also includes award-winning Australian poet Joel Deane, and Galway’s Sighle Meehan.
Veterans of the 1961 Siege of Jadotville were awarded medals for their bravery at a ceremony in Custume Barracks on Saturday, December 2. The ceremony followed years of campaigning by veterans for recognition.
FRANCIS (VIPER) Higgins, who came to fame in Hardy Bucks, and later through his YouTube series World News, will bring his new show, The Viper: An Inconvenient Bollocking, to Monroe’s Live on Thursday October 19.
Minister of State at the Department of Health, Finian McGrath, told the Seanad this week that careful consideration needs to be given on whether a full-time air ambulance based out of Custume Barracks is the best use of limited resources.
Fianna Fáil Deputy for Roscommon-Galway, Eugene Murphy, has called for the re-establishment of the 4th Western Brigade at Custume Barracks, during a motion on the Defence Forces in Dáil Éireann recently.
Minister with Responsibility for Defence, Paul Kehoe, has confirmed that a specification is being completed for the planned refurbishment of the kitchen and dining hall complex in Custume Barracks.
A ceremony took place in Custume Barracks last Saturday (September 17) to honour the actions of the men of ‘A’ Company, 35th Infantry Battalion and its attachments at the Battle of Jadotville.
A Mayoman who completed a PhD in Political Science in NUI Galway six years ago was this week named as the new Chief of Staff of the Irish Defence Forces.