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Féile Iorrais ‘08 continues

Tomorrow, Saturday July 26, a guided tour of Inis Gé with archaeologist Michael Gibbons will depart from Blacksod at 10am (pre-booking essential).

Books on my table this Christmas

I have often been intrigued by the stories of German spies parachuted into Ireland during World War II. It was quite an intriguing time. De Valera was anxious to steer the country in neutral waters, despite serious pressure from Britain and America to at least open our ports to the transatlantic convoys which were being hammered by German U-boats. The IRA and its sympathisers, were pro German to such an extent that Germany believed it could foster a lot of trouble in Britain’s ‘back yard’ by encouraging the IRA to make mischief.

Leading Irish archaeologist to speak in Gort

Leading Irish archaeologist Michael Gibbons will give an illustrated talk on his work in the Gort Library on Saturday March 28 at 3pm.

Proust Questionnaire

What is your idea of perfect happiness?

IFA protest potential UNESCO restrictions at Clonmacnoise

A meeting to discuss Clonmacnoise as a UNESCO World Heritage site held in Athlone this week descended into an IFA-inspired walkout and the intimidation of a Department official in a highly charged atmosphere.

Find out about placenames in East Galway

Placenames do not just identify a location, they say something about its geography, history, and folklore. Understanding placenames helps us to understand more about our locality.

GMIT Heritage Society events

The Heritage Society of GMIT will host a series of public talks, starting at 7pm, in the college throughout November.

 

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