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Julian Assange and the criminalisation of journalism

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“Journalism is a crime”. That thought came to mind as Insider watched the Israelis destroying the tower building in Gaza which housed the international news agencies.

Female entrepreneurs encouraged to participate in Empower Growth

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Tomorrow, Friday, April 30, is the last day to apply for the next EMPOWER GROWTH, the women’s entrepreneurship programme, which is run by the GMIT iHubs.

Get your application in for Empower Growth before tomorrow’s deadline

Tomorrow (Friday Aril 30) is the last day to apply for the next EMPOWER GROWTH, the women’s entrepreneurship programme, which is run by the GMIT iHubs.

April Fools and the valley of death - Galway 1921

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Major General Henry Tudor arrived in Galway for the weekend on April 1 1921. On Saturday morning he inspected the RIC, then made his way to Lenaboy Castle to inspect the D Company Auxiliaries.

Two men of destiny meet on Tawin Island

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In his interesting biography of Éamon de Valera,* Diarmuid Ferriter wrote that in December 2000 gardaí seized 24 love letters from de Valera to his young wife Sinéad, which were being advertised for auction by Mealy’s of Castlecomer. It was believed that the letters were stolen in the mid 1970s from the de Valera family home. The owners who had bought them in the UK some years previously in an effort to ensure their return to Ireland, were unaware that they were stolen.

Séamus Ó Beirn made his difference as a doctor

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The praise lavished on Dr Séamus Ó Beirn by the Tuam Herald (February 22 1908), for his lectures and lantern slides on the scourge of tuberculosis in Connemara, was justified. The journalist said he is ‘a plain dispensary doctor whose soul is aflame with Christian charity, and the love of his native tongue’.

Discover three inspirational women for International Women's Day

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To celebrate International Women's Day today, Monday 8th of March 2021, we have asked two of The Galway Advertiser's international female staff to nominate inspirational women from their home country. Discover why Galway Advertiser Sports Editor Linley MacKenzie and Galway Advertiser Digital Marketing Executive Charlotte Haffner chose Neroli Fairhall, Kiri Te Kanawa and Simone Veil.

NUI Galway Law Society to celebrate 100th birthday

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The Student Law Society of NUI Galway will mark the society’s 100th anniversary with a series of virtual events featuring some of the most respected legal minds in Ireland.

‘Living Christian Faith’ Lenten Conversations – Online at Knock Shrine

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Knock Shrine is launching a new series of online discussions to engage people during Lent.

Galway’s Pro-Cathedral, a building of some significance

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At early Mass on Christmas morning 1842, there was a dreadful accident at Galway’s Pro-Cathedral during which 37 people were killed, and many more were injured. Known as the Parish Church, and completed just twenty-one years before, it was by far the largest Catholic church in the town, surprisingly built in preCatholic Emancipation times.

 

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