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Cycle from Mountjoy to Lecarrow in memory of Darragh Kenny

A cycle in memory of Darragh Kenny from Lecarrow will take place next month, in which a group of cyclists will make the trip from Mountjoy prison to Lecarrow.

Harvard education expert to deliver keynote address at city conference tomorrow

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Professor Pasi Sahlberg, the Finnish educator and now Visiting Professor in Harvard Graduate School of Education will deliver the keynote address 'Lessons from top education systems around the Globe' at the 'Reforming Learning: Driving Success' conference at NUI Galway tomorrow Friday.

Author on bullying wants to change the dictionary definition of the term

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The author of an award winning book on bullying is spearheading an online global campaign to change the dictionary definition of the word.

Five for the weekend

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Trad music, Tour of Champions

Cannabis grow house in Mullingar town centre

A commercial premises in the middle of Mullingar was set up as a massive cannabis grow house, ready for at least 760 cannabis plants worth €304,000.

Margaretta D’Arcy to be released from prison late next week

Margaretta D’Arcy is to be released from Mountjoy Prison on Saturday March 22. She was given her release date by the prison authorities this week.

Twice jailed fine dodger gets bail

A woman with nearly 100 outstanding parking fines who has been imprisoned twice on the issue, was remanded on continuing bail this week in Athlone (March 4) to re-appear in Mullingar next week.

Mountjoy-bound but Margaretta D’Arcy vows to keep up fight against US use of Shannon

Margaretta D’Arcy is due to be transferred to Dublin’s Mountjoy Prison in the coming week, having refused to sign the bond which would grant her release. She remains determined to carry on her protest as long as Shannon Airport continues to be used as a hub for the US military.

Theatre @ Galway Fringe Festival

THEATRE IS a major part of this year’s Galway Fringe Festival, with more than 30 productions from some of Ireland’s finest theatre practitioners.

‘No cheering crowds, no military parades, no public holidays’

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On December 7 1922, less than eight months after the Kilmilkin battle, Pádraic Ó Máille TD and his friend Sean Hales TD of Cork, walked out of a hotel on Ormonde Quay, by Dublin’s river Liffy. They just had lunch, and were on their way back to the Dáil in Leinster House, a short drive away. Ó Máille, Galway city and Connemara’s first TD, had been appointed Leas Ceann Comhairle (deputy speaker). As they reached their car a gunman stepped forward and opened fire. Both men were hit, but Hales was bleeding profusely. Although seriously injured Ó Máille managed to get Hales into the car and drove to the nearest hospital, where he collapsed. Hales was dead..

 

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