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'Putting boots on the ground for peace'

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On St Patrick’s Day this year, two US army veterans, Ken Mayers and Tarak Kauff, aged 82 and 77 respectively, were arrested at Shannon Airport for protesting its continued use by the American military.

Join US Veterans for Peace members on a peace walk

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Volunteers are being sought to join Ken Meyers and Tarak Kauff, two former members of the US military, and now members of the US Veterans for Peace group, on the first leg of a peace walk from Limerick to Galway.

Galway’s annual Hiroshima peace event takes place on Monday

‘No to an EU Army’ is the theme of this year’s Hiroshima-Nagasaki Peace Event, which will take place this Bank Holiday Monday [August 5] at 2pm in Eyre Square. The main speaker on the day will be former Green MEP Patricia McKenna.

Galway's annual Hiroshima peace event takes place on Monday

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'No to an EU Army' is the theme of this year’s Hiroshima-Nagasaki Peace Event, which will take place this Bank Holiday Monday [August 5] at 2pm in Eyre Square. The main speaker on the day will be former Green MEP Patricia McKenna.

The Quaker and the Qur’ãn

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The recent acts of mass murder in New Zealand and Sri Lanka have all too potently shown the grave threat of religious extremism in today’s world as well as highlighting the troubled relationship between Islam and Christianity.

Galway's annual Hiroshima peace event takes place on Sunday

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The annual Hiroshima Peace Event - marking the dropping of the atom bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima by the US military in 1945 - will take place in Eyre Square this Sunday at 1pm.

Ireland's role in America's middle-east military adventures

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Irish Special Forces (the Army Ranger Wing) operated in Western-occupied Afghanistan under NATO command, it was revealed last month, thanks to TD Clare Daly’s parliamentary question. The story received no media coverage. The operational purpose of these troops was not revealed. However, like Special Forces the world over, it was not pencils they were sharpening.

Protesters to greet former Taoiseach Enda Kenny's honorary doctorate

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Protesters will await the former taoiseach Enda Kenny as he arrives in NUI Galway this afternoon to receive an honourary degree of Doctor of Laws for his contributions to public life from the university.

'We want to embrace all the subcultures in the LGBT+ community and make everyone welcome'

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Imagine being able to call a place in which you were not born, and to which you have no real connections, not just “home”, but that, “It said everything to me, and still every day here feels like a holiday”?

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