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Why Wolfe Tone and the 1798 Rebellion still matter

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If you happen to cross Galway’s Wolfe Tone Bridge, spare a thought for the man whose name it carries, especially as this month - yesterday, June 20, to be precise - marks the 255th anniversary of Tone’s birth.

Two Irishmen and the birth of Canada

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THE GALWAYMAN, who assassinated the Louth man who was turning Canada from a series of provinces and into a nation, will be the subject of a new play at this year's Galway Theatre Festival.

Music extravaganza

Sapphire will play in the Dalton Inn, Claremorris, on Friday March 18 at 9.30pm. Other performers on the night include Napper Tandy, Michelle Hyland, Michelle Grant, Carol Mullaney, and the Murphy sisters. The night ends with a disco by Michael Burke.


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