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‘If my sins were many they were interesting’

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The Lausanne Conference of July 1932, attended by the former allied powers of World War I (Britain, France, Belgium and Italy), and Germany, accepted that the world economic crisis made continued reparations by Germany virtually impossible. Various long-term arrangements were made, but in effect it allowed Germany off the hook for the monetary compensation it had agreed to pay for its responsibility in starting the war. Germany was now free to rebuild its own economy. This was a very importance conference attended by the world press, among whom was Clare Sheridan.

Galwayman’s crusade for young people to maximise their potential captured in new book

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I am tempted to weigh the latest book by Galwayman Paul Kilgannon, because it is a truly remarkable tome. Its name may be Be The Best You Can In Sport - but it is the second headline that sums it up. “A book for Irish youth.”

Galway’s secret ministry during Penal Times

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The Treaty of Limerick, October 3 1691, which was mainly a military success for the Irish/Jacobite army, was indecisive on its civil articles; and those which were agreed were soon ignored by a vengeful Protestant parliament.

Light a candle at home in lieu of Sunday service, says Rector

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Rector of Saint Nicholas’ Collegiate Church, Galway, Kilcummin Church, Oughterard & Provost of Tuam

Can you See the Wood for the Trees?

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Time for us to pass judgment on the Ireland that we all want

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And so it is. Just like the two buses coming along at once, our long awaited General Election comes along on the same day as our long awaited opening of Galway 2020, immediately knocking it off the front pages of the media, diverting it away from the eyes of the nation, like a bridesmaid winning the Euromillions on the day of your wedding. They just had to go and spoil it for us, didn’t they, without even a sideways glance at what else might have been in the diary.

Yule not go lonely this Christmas with Samaritans

Samaritans in Athlone are reminding those in need this Christmas that its helpline will be open for them during their darkest hours as if they are struggling to cope during festivities.

Superb family home on 0.2 acre in a sought after location

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Loretto is a substantial detached two storey family home on a large c0.2 acre site in Lower Salthill. The residence retains many of its original features such as fireplaces, high ceilings, and large well proportioned rooms.

Free music and meditation event

Sahaja yoga meditation is practised in more than 130 countries around the world and works in partnership with the ministry for health and family welfare in India. It is based on the authentic and almost forgotten teachings of ancient seers, with the emphasis on encouraging the mind to move into a state of mental silence, known as nirvichara samadhi.

How to be a Domestic Goddess – the Garden Way!

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With the end of the exam season in sight at last, many of us are looking forward gratefully to spending some well-earned time in the garden. There’s an increasing trend towards taking care of ourselves and making sure that some down-time is factored into our day, and this goes hand in hand with the realisation that connecting with the outdoors, with nature and with the garden is the very best way to do this, when our unstable climate permits. As the summer solstice approaches and evenings seem to last forever, it’s possible to spend at least some time in the garden every day, however busy our schedules are.

 

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