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Connacht women selected for Ireland

Ten Connacht players have been selected on the Ireland U18 women's squad ahead of the 2023 Six Nations Festival.

Air Corps and navy called into action to monitor Russian vessels over Galway-Iceland sub-sea cable

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Irish defence forces aircraft and shis were called into action this week off the Galway coast after being alerted to the presence of two Russian Government vessels sailing in the area of the recently-laid Galway to Iceland communications subsea cable.

‘A man ran shouting: Lord Cavendish and Burke are killed..’

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The Maamtrasna Murders happened at a time of deep unrest in Ireland. Three years previously, the most effective protest against the insidious landlord domination of the vast majority of the Irish people found expression in the Land League. It was established on October 21 1879, in the Imperial Hotel, Castlebar, by a former Fenian prisoner Michael Davitt. In a sweeping revolutionary statement, the League proclaimed the right of every tenant farmer to own the land he worked on. Because of the abuses heaped on tenants by some landlords, it had an immediate impact.

McCarthy to be formally inducted into Basketball Ireland Hall of Fame

Athlone resident, Tim McCarthy, is one of four former players who will be inducted into the Basketball Ireland Hall of Fame in the class of 2023 during a ceremony to be hosted later this calendar year.

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.

Ímar Ignite the Passion of the Gaelic Tradition at Monroe’s Live

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The cultural music heritage linking Scotland, Ireland and the Isle of Man comes to life through talented trad band Ímar, who are bringing the raw and powerful sound of ancient Gaelic infused melodies to Monroe’s Live on Thursday, March 2. Together, the multi award-winning band members ignite a fusion of history, identity and connection with their energetic performances and electric style.

Remembering ‘Williameen’ McDonagh

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We have two photographs today of groups from Our Lady's Boys' Club. Firstly, a club rugby team that made history by winning the Connacht Junior League for the first time in 1959, and secondly, some club members taken on the annual camp in Lough Cutra Castle, c1956.

Maritime historian to give talk on reviving Ireland's oldest racing class

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The focus of the event will be the history of the Dublin Bay 21s, a project which has brought seven 120-year-old one-design keelboats back to light and the plan for their future use and custodianship.

Mike Denver and his special guests to play at the Radisson Blu Athlone in February

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One of Galway’s favourite sons, Mike Denver, has announced a live concert with special guests, Declan Nerney and Brendan Shine, in the Radisson Blu Athlone on Thursday, February 16 2023.


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