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A new documentary charting the extraordinary story of an Achill emigrant who became one of Amercia’s most elite female aviators in the 1940s and the first woman to train male fighter pilots in World War II is to be broadcast on TG4 on Tuesday, January 6.
A Clifden man, who was one of the founding-members of the San Patricio Brigade of the Mexican army, is to have a Sinn Féin cumann named after him.
Over 200 people gathered in Moore Old Cemetery outside Ballinasloe to honour two brothers who fought in WWI. Cpl Michael O’Connell, Distinguished Service Cross and Purple Heart, was killed on July 23, 1918 while drawing down fire from a German machine gun position during the First World War. Michael’s brother Cpl Martin O’Connell survived the First World War; however his son was killed on the island of Iowa Jima during the Second World War and received the Bronze Star.
“You’re not meant to be here! You’re meant to be at home with a cat on your knee, listening to the radio!”, so said inmates in Limerick Prison and Mountjoy upon seeing Margaretta D’Arcy join them behind bars.
JOHNNY KILBANE, the Irish-American boxer who remains the longest reigning World Featherweight Champion of all time, is the subject of a film to be shown on TG4.
Margaretta D’Arcy is due to be transferred to Dublin’s Mountjoy Prison in the coming week, having refused to sign the bond which would grant her release. She remains determined to carry on her protest as long as Shannon Airport continues to be used as a hub for the US military.
JOHNNY KILBANE, the Irish-American boxer who remains the longest reigning World Featherweight Champion of all time, is the subject of a film to be shown at the Galway Film Fleadh.
The highest ranking member of US military to resign over the Iraq war, Col Ann Wright, will speak at a public meeting in Galway next week.
Canal Square will be the likely location for a monument to honour Kilkenny’s soldiers, the Borough Council heard this week.
MEXICAN FOLK band Tacumba, who worked with The Chieftains on their San Patricios album, play The Crane on Tuesday at 8pm.