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Poems for the Lockdown - the Leaving Cert

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THIS POEM is from my first collection, The Boy With No Face, which came out in 2005. If I remember right, I wrote it in 2000. It was inspired, or rather provoked, by walking down St Mary’s Road one evening.

More than a thousand Galwegians sign cards in support of Julian Assange

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More than 1,000 postcards, addressed to the British home secretary, calling for extradition charges against Julian Assange to be dropped, have been signed by Galwegians.

Dún Uí Mhaoilíosa, a brief history

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In 1852, the British war department bought lands at Renmore with the idea of building a new military barracks to replace the existing ones in the city, the Shambles and the Castle Barracks. These two building complexes were getting old and deteriorating and needed to be replaced. In 1880, the new barracks were built at Renmore. They were occupied by the Royal Irish Fusiliers and later by the Connaught Rangers.

Anne Frank documentary to be screened for Holocaust Remembrance Day

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INTERNATIONAL HOLOCAUST Remembrance Day will be marked in Galway with the screening of the documentary, Anne Frank: Parallel Stories, in The Eye Cinema, from Monday January 27.

1917 - a beautiful, meaningful, exhausting ride

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I WOULD be very surprised if, next December, when putting together my Top 10 list of 2020, I do not feature two films released this week - Uncut Gems and the WWI set, 1917.

Mayor Cubbard condemns RIC commemoration as 'disingenuous'

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It makes no sense for the State and the Government to commemorate an organisation which sought to prevent an Irish state and Government from coming into existence, especially an organisation of which the notorious Black and Tans were a part.

Galway launch for postcard campaign in support of US peace activists

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A postcard campaign, to highlight how two former US soldiers, now peace activists, have been forced to remain in Ireland for more than seven months because of strict bail conditions and the confiscation of their passports, is to be launched in Galway.

Jadotville Tigers honoured at commemorative ceremony

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A ceremony to commemorate the honour of the Jadotville Tigers and family representatives took place in Athlone Institute of Technology on Saturday afternoon.

Liam Mellows - tragic hero of 1916

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Week V

New book chronicles turbulent decade in North Galway

A new book which chronicles the revolutionary decade in North Galway will be launched in Tuam next month. Written by local GP Dr. Jarlath Deignan who is a member of the Old Tuam Society, the book discusses the various episodes that occurred during the pursuit of Irish freedom from a local perspective, including the Great War, Easter 1916, the War of Independence, the Anglo-Irish Treaty and the Civil War.

 

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