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US recognise Mayo D-Day heroine

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Ninety-Eight-year-old Mayo woman Maureen Sweeney was presented with a special US House of Representatives honour last weekend for her actions that helped change the course of history.

Death by wrongful humiliation - the story of Valentine Steinberger

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STEPHANIE KLAPP, MA Culture and Colonialism NUI Galway, history teacher, and local historian, recalls the story of a fellow German who made Galway his home, but found himself caught up in the 1916 Rising and wrongly humiliated on the streets of Galway.

Eoin Dolan - Good human being

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IT ALL began with something that no longer exists. It started at a rehearsal by the long defunct Renmore Brass Band, but it would have a profound effect on one young member of the audience.

Treachery at Aughrim

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The last conventional battle in Irish history was fought on Sunday July 12 1691 at Aughrim, Co Galway. It was by far the bloodiest. In less than 8 hours approximately 8,000 men were killed. Six thousand of them were Irish Jacobites.

Da 5 Bloods - a wake up call and great entertainment

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WELL THIS is a treat. A new Spike Lee movie on Netflix. The titular five bloods are a group of Black GIs who return to Vietnam to take back the remains of their commanding officer, Stormin' Norman, and the gold they buried with him years ago.

Galway Astronomy Club to hold AstroFest 2020

Galway Astronomy Club’s AstroFest 2020 will take place in the Harbour Hotel, Galway, this Saturday. For anyone interested in astronomy and science this is an event is not to be missed.

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.

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.

Eoin Dolan - new single, new album

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EOIN DOLAN, one of Galway's finest singer-songwriters, this week released a new Christmas themed single, which follows on the heels of his new album, Commander Of Sapiens.

Eoin Dolan releases new album

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EOIN DOLAN, one of Galway's finest singer-songwriters, has released his third full-length album, Commander Of Sapiens, tackling themes of environmental destruction, mass consumerism, and human cybernetics.

 

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