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‘Words can barely describe the emotions of the moments when I tell people I have found their family’

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Ileana Cunniffe, from Attymon in Athenry, is one of more than 1,000 Romanian children adopted by Irish families in the aftermath of the Romanian revolution of 1989. The event spelt the end of the harsh regime of dictator Nicolae Ceausescu, and appeared to promise a brighter future for the people of the country. 

New Music: Different Sounds - a concert series

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NEW MUSIC by Irish and international composers, performed on a variety of instruments and in a variety of combinations from solo to septet, feature in New Music: Different Sounds.

Selfies on stolen device lands man before court

An opportunistic thief who was foiled by his fondness for selfies came before Ballina District Court this week.

Galway WFC face a tough league opener to UCD

Galway WFC begin their 2014/15 FAI Women’s National League season away to UCD Waves this Sunday in Dublin.

Continuing the Connemara Pony family tradition

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Bartley O’Sullivan’s great granddaughter returns to the west for the famous Connemara Pony Breeders Show currently taking place in Clifden.

One in four young drivers have taken a selfie

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From the World Cup-winning German football team, to Barack Obama, to the Pope, nearly everyone it seems has been caught up in the incredible rise of the ‘selfie’ - self-portraits snapped from smartphones.

Galway Brasov Group set up to fundraise for Romanian orphans

A group of mature students from NUI Galway have set up the Galway Brasov Group with the aim to fundraise and make a positive impact on and improve the lives of children they met in a Romanian orphanage.

Award-winning pianist Eliza Puchianu to perform in new GMIT concert series

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Award-winning Romanian pianist Eliza Puchianu is to perform a programme of sonatas by Beethoven and Chopin in Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) on Wednesday next, April 2, as part of a new series of concerts called ‘Magical Moments’ launched by the Institute.

Stalker of elderly woman gets five months jail sentence after following her

A man who was part of a gang who followed an elderly woman after she left a supermarket has been jailed for five months.

Ten months for stealing charity box

A 36-year-old man who committed a number of thefts around the city, including being caught with a stolen charity collection box stuffed down his trousers, has been sentenced to 10 months in jail.


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