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Mayo man to take up top post in Defence Forces

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Castlebar native Rear Admiral Mark Mellett was announced this week as the new Chief of Staff of the Defence Forces.

Peace vigil to protest against NATO

A protest against Irish representation at the forthcoming NATO conference and against the ethos of NATO, takes place in Galway tomorrow.

Passing out parade at Dun Ui Mhaoiliosa

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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. .

Washington job for Castlebar man

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Castlebar native Jack O'Donnell has been appointed programme director to the New Story Leadership (NSL) in Washington DC for summer 2013.

Public lecture on the Connaught Rangers

In India in 1920, the Connaught Rangers mutinied in sympathy with their fellow countrymen back home, who were fighting in the War of Independence.

County garda sergeant awarded €68,000 after car crashed through his checkpoint

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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 musicians @ The Crane

MEXICAN FOLK band Tacumba, who worked with The Chieftains on their San Patricios album, play The Crane on Tuesday at 8pm.

Galway’s military museum

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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.

Castlebar Order of Malta

Grand reunion of FCA/PDF members on Easter Sunday

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