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­Through the glass darkly

Sometime before 1905, John Bagnell Bury, Regius Professor of Modern History at Cambridge, son of a Church of Ireland clergyman, and already one of the most distinguished historians of his time, turned his attentions to St Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland.

Galway annual Novena commences on Monday

The final preparations are being made in Galway Cathedral for the upcoming annual Novena which runs for nine days from Monday March 6 to Tuesday March 14.

Through the glass darkly

In sonnet 78, by Shakespeare we catch the poet’s oblique allusion to the physical effects of the destruction wrought by the Reformation –

Tyrone GAA legend Mickey Harte to speak at Novena

‘Faith In Challenging Times’ is the theme of this year's Galway Cathedral Novena which takes place March 6-14.

Mayo senator says resignations of female world leaders raise questions about how women are treated in politics

Fianna Fail Senator and Leader of the Seanad, Lisa Chambers, has expressed her disappointment at the recent resignation of two female world leaders, Nicola Sturgeon and Jacinda Ardern. Both leaders were renowned for their strong and responsible leadership and served as role models for women around the world.

­Through the glass darkly

The late Hubert Butler once wrote a delightful essay called Influenza on Aran in which he examined the evidence for the early Irish saints. His title is explained in the first few sentences: “When I arrived in Aran by the Naomh Eanna at Kilronan I was sneezing, and by the time I had raced to St Enda’s Church at Killeany and seen the stone on which he had floated in from Connemara I was feverish and coughing.

Ireland Murugan Temple Monksland hosts cultural Thai Pongal Festival

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Aimed at imparting culture and tradition, Ireland Murugan Temple recently hosted the Thai Pongal Festival at their base in Monksland.

Nick Cave and Benedict XVI on music and mystery

The late emeritus Pope Benedict XVI once wrote: “The art of music is uniquely called to instil hope in the human spirit, so scarred and sometimes wounded by the earthly condition.” It is fascinating to compare this insight with the reflections found in singer songwriter Nick Cave’s new book Faith, Hope and Carnage.

Tribute paid to late Pope Benedict by Athlone native Bishop Michael Duignan

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Athlone native and Bishop of Galway, Michael Duignan, has paid tribute to Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI who will be laid to rest in Rome on Thursday last.

Bishop Duignan pays tribute to late Pope as Rome comes to standstill for today’s funeral

Bishop of Galway Michael Duignan has paid tribute to Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI who will be laid to rest in Rome this morning.


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