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Remembering Peter Tyrrell

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On April 26 1967 the body of a man was found on Hampstead Heath. It was charred and burnt beyond recognition. Initial investigation found that the man had deliberately set fire to himself. Who was this man?

St Brigid’s campaigners continue fight as Seanad motion defeated

Campaign groups have vowed to continue their fight to maintain psychiatric beds at St Brigid’s Hospital in Ballinasloe, after a motion aimed at saving the 22-bed psychiatric unit was defeated in the Seanad on Wednesday.

Feargal Quinn to advise people on how to get a job

A Fine Gael senator is urging jobseekers and people interested in starting their own business in Galway to register for a talk being given by entrepreneur, Senator Feargal Quinn.

Celebrating one hundred and thirty years of hospitality at Renvyle House Hotel

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2013 marks the 130th anniversary of the Renvyle House Hotel and the 60th year of the Coyle family ownership of the facility.

Ross na Ruin

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IT MAY be the season of festive cheer and good will but there is unlikely to be much jollity in evidence when Four Angry Men - pundits David McWilliams, Fintan O’Toole, Shane Ross, and Nick Webb – take to the stage of the Radisson Hotel this Sunday.

Four Angry Men to debate the state of the nation

David McWilliams, Fintan O'Toole, Shane Ross, and Nick Webb - the Four Angry Men - are coming to Galway next month to debate the state of the nation.

Burgess back on TV screens as Quinn films follow-up

Senator Feargal Quinn is back in town today to revisit Burgess of Athlone, almost two years after the department store took part in the TV programme Feargal Quinn’s Retail Therapy.

Anti-Norris website has Mayo links

With the presidential election only weeks away and the campaign in full swing all sides are getting their arguments across through all possible mediums. One group, Campaign For Conscience, who were strong opponents of the recently passed Civil Partnership Bill, launched their own anti-David Norris website at th end of last year. The website can be found at the misleading web address of

Free speech - not something our councillors seem to believe in

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An Taoiseach Enda Kenny used the words dysfunction, disconnection, elitism, and narcissism in describing the culture dominating the Vatican with regard to the cover-ups of clerical sex abuse in Ireland, and rightly so.

We’re not buying the ‘misunderstanding’ yarn

Isn’t it about time we sent the Galway city councillors on a junket — no, not to far flung places from whence rich pickings of expenses can be plundered, but out the door of City Hall and around the Square to Prospect Hill where if they attend a meeting of their cousins in the County Council, they may be able to learn a thing or two about manners, arrogance and about how not to lose the run of themselves.


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