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New state agency for Property and Land

A new state agency - Tailte Éireann - has been officially launched as a result of the merger of the Property Registration Authority, the Valuation Office, and Ordnance Survey Ireland.

Mayo Senator wants standard vetting form for all

Mayo Senator Paddy Burke has called for a standard vetting form to be available to all who are required to be vetted for a particular position or role.

‘A man ran shouting: Lord Cavendish and Burke are killed..’

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The Maamtrasna Murders happened at a time of deep unrest in Ireland. Three years previously, the most effective protest against the insidious landlord domination of the vast majority of the Irish people found expression in the Land League. It was established on October 21 1879, in the Imperial Hotel, Castlebar, by a former Fenian prisoner Michael Davitt. In a sweeping revolutionary statement, the League proclaimed the right of every tenant farmer to own the land he worked on. Because of the abuses heaped on tenants by some landlords, it had an immediate impact.

More bus routes to Galway's rural towns is planned

Seven new or enhanced bus routes in Galway, serving towns including Headford, Corrandulla, Clifden and Carraroe, have been included in the Government's strategy to improve rural mobility.

Mayo senator says resignations of female world leaders raise questions about how women are treated in politics

Fianna Fail Senator and Leader of the Seanad, Lisa Chambers, has expressed her disappointment at the recent resignation of two female world leaders, Nicola Sturgeon and Jacinda Ardern. Both leaders were renowned for their strong and responsible leadership and served as role models for women around the world.

The Protestant Boys orphanage at Clifden

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Even though the National Army ousted the anti-Treaty forces from Clifden in August 1922, they had not gone away. They still remained a threatening force, well armed and determined. Ever since the Black and Tan war the so called Connemara Flying Column, still under the leadership of Peter McDonnell, Gerald Bartley and others, were firmly on the anti-Treaty side. They were familiar with the path-ways and mountain hide-outs, which made them virtually invisible in times of pursuit.

New Network president hails growth of organisation under outgoing leader Noreen McKenzie

Tributes to the the role played in the growth of Network Ireland under outgoing President, Galway’s Noreen McKenzie were made at the weekend when Kildare businesswoman Emma Early Murphy took over the position.

Future proof your career with a degree in digital accounting from ATU

Atlantic Technological University's new honours degree in digital accounting is future proofed and a leader in this emerging area. The four-year Level 8 degree (including a work placement in year three) offers the best of both worlds – careers in accounting and in the rapidly growing digital business field.

Firing squads and street battles in Galway

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‘My dearest mother,

Kevin Higgins — a poet of integrity, honesty and bravery

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In 2016 The Stinging Fly magazine described Kevin Higgins as ‘likely Ireland’s most read Irish poet’. Kevin who passed away this week was a passionate and popular poet, a satirist, a fine wordsmith, a romantic with real powers of evocation and a gentle presence too.


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