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Castlebar native Rear Admiral Mark Mellett was announced this week as the new Chief of Staff of the Defence Forces.
A protest against Irish representation at the forthcoming NATO conference and against the ethos of NATO, takes place in Galway tomorrow.
Officer Commanding 1st Infantry Battalion, Lieutenant Colonel Kevin McCarthy, will conduct a Passing Out Parade on Friday January 31 for members of the 131st Recruit Platoon who will soon complete their basic training in Dun Ui Mhaoiliosa. .
Castlebar native Jack O'Donnell has been appointed programme director to the New Story Leadership (NSL) in Washington DC for summer 2013.
In India in 1920, the Connaught Rangers mutinied in sympathy with their fellow countrymen back home, who were fighting in the War of Independence.
A county-based garda sergeant has said he is lucky to be alive after a motorist hit him as he smashed through a garda checkpoint.
MEXICAN FOLK band Tacumba, who worked with The Chieftains on their San Patricios album, play The Crane on Tuesday at 8pm.
Our photograph today was taken in Eyre Square in 1922, and shows the Connaught Rangers parading through the city on their last day in Galway. It is interesting to see them on horseback, on foot, and with bicycles. As you can see in the foreground, there is a long line of soldiers standing in front of the crowd, and there is what looks like a temporary reviewing stand on the far side of the street.