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Voices from the Irish Free State

Voices of the Free State — an impressive book faturing selected essays from WG Fitzgerald’s The Voice of Ireland almost a century ago will be launched in the city next week.

The real worry about Sinn Féin

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The recent Claire Byrne Live special, in which audience members were invited to put their furrowed brows on display, and share with the nation their hesitations about voting Sinn Féin, was, you can be sure, the opening salvo in what will be a relentless attempt by the media to shore up support for Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael, and the Greens.

‘There is a need for ordinary people to say what The Troubles were like’

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From the cages of Long Kesh in the 1970s, to the lecture halls and classrooms of NUI Galway this century, a love of writing and a passionate belief in the importance of education has been central in the life of Paddy McMenamin.

‘For social housing, the real cost is in not building it’

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“Would it be ambitious to try and deliver 20,000 public homes in a year? Yes, but we need that scale of ambition. We have to deliver affordable and social homes for purchase and rent, because this crisis will continue to get worse.”

Local Sinn Féin Deputy calls for additional women’s refuge funding

Local Sinn Féin Deputy, Sorca Clarke, has called for increased funding to be made available for women’s refuges across the country.

Sinn Féin housing spokesperson Eoin Ó Broin to visit Galway

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Sinn Féin's housing spokesperson, Eoin Ó Broin TD, will visit Galway on Monday, February 7, for a series of engagements.

The end of the line

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Fifteen years before the Galway-Clifden railway started, the first light-rail track laid in Galway was the tram service to Salthill. For more than 39 years a series of horse-drawn trams ran from the depot in Forster Street, along the east and south sides of Eyre Square, heading west through Shop Street and Dominick Street, over the bridge, and along the Salthill road. Then it was in the countryside with open fields and thatched cottages. The line came to an end at the Eglinton Hotel (now a hostel), where the horse was switched to the other end of the tram for the return journey. The Eglinton became Europe’s most westerly tram terminus.

Galway Arts Centre to launch 2022 visual arts programme

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FRIDAY WILL see the launch of the Galway Arts Centre’s 2022 visual arts programme, Entangled Histories, the first under its new director/curator Megs Morley.

Conway-Walsh urges council to purchase Kathleen Lynn 1916 medal

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Sinn Féin TD Rose Conway-Walsh has called on Mayo County Council to purchase the 1916 Rising service medal which was presented to Mayo doctor Kathleen Lynn for her role in the 1916 Rising, and is up for auction in Bray, Co Wicklow at the end of the month.

More than 5,000 children waiting for dental appointments in Galway

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A total of 5,635 children in Galway are waiting for routine dental appointments, a situation described as “unacceptable” by a Galway West TD.


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