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The Auxiliaries in Galway

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As the guerrilla war attacks by the Irish Volunteers on the RIC began to escalate in 1919, the British government recruited World War I veterans as a complementary force to the RIC. It advertised for men willing “to face a tough and dangerous task”. These were the Black and Tans. A further campaign was launched to recruit former army officers who were specifically formed into counter insurgency units known as the Auxiliaries or ‘The Auxies’. They wore distinctive ‘Tam O’Shanter’ caps. One of these units, D Company, was stationed in Lenaboy Castle and in ‘The Retreat’ in Salthill.

New Ahmadiyya Muslim mosque must be a symbol of peace Khalifa tells Galway

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The Ahmadiyya Muslim community’s new mosque in Ballybrit must become a symbol of peace for the city and be a place for promoting harmony among Galway’s different communities.

 

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