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The revolutionary Venezuelan government, led by its charismatic president, the late Hugo Chavez, stood centre stage in the world more than a decade ago as a wind of political change blew throughout Latin America.
A screening of a documentary about ME/chronic fatigue syndrome next month will give the public a glimpse into the reality of life with this debilitating illness, according to the co-ordinator of the Galway ME Support Group.
Among the many exciting writers heading to Galway for this year’s Cúirt is award-winning Canadian author Miriam Toews whose latest novel, All My Puny Sorrows, has garnered rave reviews and figured prominently in many ‘books of the year’ lists.
During a historic broadcast on RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta from Pearse’s Cottage in Rosmuc in Connemara on Easter Monday, President Michael D Higgins said that the revival of the Irish language was a central aim of the generation who rose up on Easter Monday 1916, and that it was a fitting tribute to those leaders that the programme be broadcast from there on Easter Monday.
special cyclathon will take place in Galway next month to mark 40 years of voluntary work by the Samaritans.
One of the most imaginative ideas to mark the 1916 centenary is the 100 To One Project. Three Galway photographers, Enda O’Loughlin, Ian McDonald, Bill Barry, and journalist Caroline Whelan, worked together to produce a book containing 100 photographs of local people aged from 100 years old to a few months. With the exception of the ‘few months’ and other small children, all tell the story of their lives so far.
FRANK SHEEHY Skeffington, the pacifist, feminist, and journalist, tragically and wrongly executed during the 1916 Rising, is the subject of a documentary to be shown on TG4 on Tuesday March 8 at 9.30pm.
Bill O’Reilly, the host of Fox News’s ‘The O’Reilly Factor,‘ is threatening to flee America if Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont — the self-described democratic socialist who is running for the Democratic Party nomination — is elected president. As quoted in the Huffington Post, O’Reilly said:
It’s a new year. The early days of January are a hopeful time to look at how you and your organisation can achieve great results in 2016.