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The wait for Kilmaine to claim their first county adult championship title since they last won the Pete McDonnell Cup back in 1992 goes on for another year.
Galway Races has its first female committee member. Zoë Fitzgerald will attend her first race meetings as a committee member at the upcoming two day autumn festival on Monday and Tuesday September 5 and 6.
At 7 am on Easter Tuesday 1916 Liam Mellows led the Galway Volunteers from the little village of Killeeneen into rebellion against Crown forces. It was a fiercely brave action for him and his poorly equipped Volunteers, given the severe consequences that the insurgents knew they would face afterwards by the authotities.
Between 1903 and 1915 Padraig Pearse spent as much time time as he could salvage from the press of affairs in Dublin at Ros Muc. In 1907 he built a cottage overlooking lake Eileabhrach. He became a familiar figure and popular in the neighbourhood. He was known affectionately as ‘An Piarsach.’ As well as his political speeches and editorials for An Claidheamh Soluis (The Sword of Light), he absorbed the culture and language of the people, and wrote short stories and poems.
There are two contrasting shows coming up in Westport's Town Hall Theatre next weekend.
There was a humorous mix-up when Pádraig Pearse first visited Ros Muc in 1903. He was 24 years of age, and already imbued by a passion, and a vision for the Ireland of the new century. *
WHILE THE names of the men of 1916 - Pearse, Connolly, Clarke, Plunkett, and others - are well known, the significant contribution of women to the rebellion has long been over looked and underappreciated.