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The First Holy Communion dress did not fit everyone

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If there isn’t some dramatic change, and matters as they stand are allowed to drift, it is easy to see that the impact of the child abuse scandals within the Catholic church have had a very negative impact on the present and future generations in Ireland. Despite being one of the most generous generations ever when it comes to helping others, young people today are quite indifferent to the church. In fact many are openly hostile.

Coping with the Magdalen fallout

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Ilearn something of the impact that the Magdalen Laundries scandal had on the Mercy nuns themselves reading the personal testimony of Sister Phyllis Kilcoyne. Sister Kilcoyne is part of the Leadership Team of the Western Province of the Mercy Order.*

Volunteer Appreciation Day taking place in Athlone

Youth work and volunteering will come under the spotlight when the No Name Club honours its adult volunteers at a special celebration tomorrow, Saturday June 30.

Government - not quite the bed of roses that Labour might have expected

Insider rarely tires of the vicissitudes of Galway politics. The city and county’s petty intrigues, feverish whisperings, internecine squabbles, and comical characters are usually enough to keep even the most amateur political observer entertained.

Michael D challenged to explain Rabbitte’s decision over oil companies

Labour presidential candidate Michael D Higgins has been called on to explain the decision of Minister Pat Rabbitte to “give away” swathes of Ireland’s natural resources to oil companies

Politicians left red-faced over cable tie haul

Kilkenny’s local politicians were left suitably embarrassed this week, as their own contribution to littering the town was displayed at city hall for all to see.

Footballers, academics, and singer-songwriters to address major Sinn Féin Galway conference

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Sinn Féin presidential candidate Martin McGuinness, Tyrone Gaelic football hero Peter Canavan; NUI, Galway lecturer Dr Lionel Pilkington; and singer-songwriter Seán Tyrrell will speak at a major Sinn Féin conference in The Galway Bay Hotel, Salthill, tomorrow.

Dana becomes second Galway based presidential candidate

This week saw a second Galway based candidate enter the presidential election when Dana Rosemary Scallon received the final nominations she needed to secure a run for the Árus.

‘I have advantage in experience’ says Michael D of his bid for presidency

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Presidential candidates “experience and competence”, and “ability to represent Ireland at home and abroad”, not personality politics or scandalous stories of their past, will determine who will become Uachtarán na hÉireann.

Entrepreneurs are the innovators who create jobs

According to presidential candidate Seán Gallagher entrepreneurs are the innovators who create jobs and keep our communities alive and together.

 

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