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Mount St Mary’s

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In the late 12th century, the Diocese of Annaghdown came into existence in the area surrounding the city of Galway. In 1324 it was united with Tuam, but the Anglo-Norman families refused to accept direction from Tuam. In 1484 Pope Innocent VIII made St Nicholas’ Church a Collegiate Church governed by a warden (not a bishop) and eight vicars. Edmund ffrench, the last warden, was made Bishop of Kilmacduagh in 1824. On April 27, 1831, the Bull ‘Sedium Episcopalaism’ was issued by Pope Gregory XVI erecting the Diocese of Galway. On October 23, 1831, the first Bishop of the Diocese, George Joseph Plunkett Browne, was consecrated, and in 1844 he was succeeded by Laurence O’Donnell. John McEvilly became Bishop in 1857.

St Nicholas’ Collegiate Church and the city

Next year the magnificent building of St Nicholas’ Collegiate Church, this venerable edifice in the centre of our city will celebrate

More than forty years of history at Dangan House Garden Centre

Dangan House Garden Centre is 42 years old this year. This is the story of how a humble market stall in the Saturday market grew into the successful business it is today.

Caprice

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Caprice has been a favourite with Galwegians and accidental passers-by with its great menus since its opening a couple of years back. The first thing you notice about Caprice is that the interior looks like a Pinterest board dream, all calm colours and twinkling lights. It is clear that a great deal of thought has gone into this design. Located at the corner of Church Lane and Market Street, Caprice has added to this area of town. It is a bit off the beaten path, but that doesn't seem to put many people off visiting. A good menu often trumps an out of the way address.

After the fall — Four tonnes of boxes recycled after People’s Build

Walsh Waste & Recycling again joined forces with Galway International Arts Festival to remove and recycle more than four tonnes of boxes used in major 2018 installations.

More than forty years of history at Dangan House Garden Centre

Dangan House Garden Centre is 41 years old this year. This is the story of how a humble market stall in the Saturday market grew into the successful business it is today.

The Irish Madonna of Hungary - A mystery still remains

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More than forty years of history at Dangan House Garden Centre

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Dangan House Garden Centre is 41 years old this year. This is the story of how a humble market stall in the Saturday market grew into the successful business it is today.

Into the fifth decade of excellence at Dangan House Garden Centre

Dangan House Garden Centre is 41 years old this year. This is the story of how a humble market stall in the Saturday market grew into the successful business it is today.

Prayer vigil for an end to violence against women

An organisation within the Church of Ireland is organising a prayer vigil on Saturday in support of an international campaign which is calling for an end to violence against women.

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