Search Results for 'Patrick Flaherty'

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Calling all Claddagh School past pupils

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The historian James Hardiman, in describing the Claddagh, said: “It is said that they considered it a kind of reproach either to speak English or to send their children to school, and that a schoolmaster among them would be considered a phenomenon; but of late there are some exceptions to this rule. How far education would make these people happier in themselves, or more useful members of society, is a matter of doubt, but it is certain that the trial has never been made, although a most respectable convent lies at the head of their village, to which they are liberal benefactors.”

Museum builds currach for raffle

The Galway City Museum has hired the help of expert boat builders Pat Ó Cualáin and Patrick Flaherty to construct a traditional Connemara style currach over a three-day period.

To Chloe with love — Fundraiser for ill toddler

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Galway toddler Chloe Flaherty was diagnosed with craniosynostosis, a medical condition which caused her brain to fuse with her skull. Following surgery in April, the two-year-old had a major seizure, and has been left permanently brain damaged. Her parents have been told their child will not have a normal quality of life, and will be lucky to live until early childhood.

Never mind the bollards — Traffic cone fun lands Oranmore man in jail

A young father who abused gardai after swinging traffic cones at his friends and who had been caught driving while disqualified was sentenced to a total of five months at Galway District Court this week.

 

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