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The Bish, one hundred and fifty years

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On this day one hundred and fifty years ago, St. Joseph’s Secondary School formally opened. It represented a triumph for Dr McEvilly, Bishop of Galway, who had worked tirelessly to get the Patrician Brothers to Galway to add to the educational facilities for Catholic boys in the city. Indeed the bishop’s association with the school was such that it became known as ‘The Bish’. Others regarded it as a seminary for preparing boys for the priesthood and so it was also known colloquially as ‘The Sem’.

Christmas in the White House, December, 1941 - a meeting that saved Europe

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On December 7 1941 Japan launched a devastating surprise attack on the US naval base of Pearl Harbour. America declared war on Japan, and Germany declared war on the United States four days later. This was no longer just a war in Europe. It had leapt onto the worldwide stage

Galway Science and Technology Festival ready for lift off

Eager young students will have plenty of treats in store with the 13th Galway Science and Technology Festival kicks off next month.

Ó Muircheartaigh launches ‘Did You Know…?’ campaign

The Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists (ISCP) has launched a nationwide public awareness campaign highlighting the vital role in healthcare played by chartered physiotherapists.

Bail for terminally ill man

Judge Neilan has granted bail to a terminally ill man who has 20 previous bench warrants.


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