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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.

Mazda 211 offers include substantial cash savings for local motorists

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Mazda Ireland has announced offers which will save motorists up to €2,000 on a new 211 Mazda with low finance rates across the range.

Charlie McBride - 'a great supporter of everyone working in the arts in Galway'

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There are not many who had Charlie McBride’s versatility, work ethic, and a willingness to take on a job given to him at the last minute, and be able to rise to the occasion every time.

‘In Bed with the Blueshirts’ by Shane Ross

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This is a vastly informative and humorous book by Shane Ross, 'In Bed with the Blueshirts'.

 

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