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‘You have given me the fondest memories,’ Bishop Kelly tells congregation
In his final address as Bishop of Galway, Bishop Brendan Kelly paid tribute to all who had aided him throughout his time in the office, saying they have left him with the fondest memories.
The attack on Clifden, ‘something of this sort…’
Under the heading ‘Panic in the town last night’ The Connacht Tribune told the story of the attack on Clifden on March 19 1921: ‘Following the shooting of RIC Constable Reynolds, and the wounding of Constable Sweeney (who was to die from his wounds some hours later), at Clifden last night, panic reigned in the town and nine of the principal houses were burned.
Bishop condemns "betrayal of trust" after Galway priest jailed for sex abuse
Bishop of Galway, Brendan Kelly has praised the courage of the victim whose complaint led to the jailing of a city priest for sexual abuse today.
Church leaders head west to witness Bishop of Galway installed on Sunday
Bishop Michael Duignan will be installed as the new Bishop of Galway, Kilmacduagh and Apostolic Administrator of Kilfenora in a ceremony to be held at the Cathedral of Our Lady Assumed into Heaven and Saint Nicholas on Sunday. He will also continue to minister as Bishop of Clonfert.
Memory of Headford priest sees Irish Water experts deliver safe water to developing countries
The memory of the work carried out by a missionary priest from Headford who was murdered in Uganda 20 years ago next week has inspired engineers to deliver water supply to needy communities in the African country.
March 1875 - Smallpox in Athenry
On March 2 1875, the medical officer of the Athenry Dispensary District, Dr WJ Leonard, wrote an urgent letter to the Local Government Board (LGB) in Dublin, regretting to report a ‘very bad case of smallpox’ which had come into his district the previous day. He briefly described how it was discovered:
People have been hurt by the experience of church, says new Archbishop of Tuam
People have been hurt by their experience of Church and now must be listened to, the new Archbishop of Tuam, Francis Duffy said on Sunday after he was installed at a ceremony at the Cathedral of the Assumption held before a reduced audience in line with Covid restrictions.
Many people have been hurt by the experience of church, says new Archbishop of Tuam
Many people have been hurt by their experience of Church and must be listened to, the new Archbishop of Tuam, Francis Duffy said today after he was installed at a ceremony at the Cathedral of the Assumption held before a small audience in line with restrictions.
New Archbishop of Tuam to be installed before reduced audience on Sunday
Most Reverend Francis Duffy will be installed as Archbishop of Tuam in the Cathedral of the Assumption, Tuam, on Sunday next, January 9, during the celebration of Mass at 2.30 pm. He succeeds Archbishop Michael Neary who was appointed Archbishop of Tuam on 17 January 1995.
‘An unbroken history of more than one hundred years’
In 1831 Patrick Broderick, from Loughrea, was charged with insurrectionary crimes at the Galway Assizes, and cruelly sentenced to spend the rest of his life in a criminal colony ‘beyond the seas’ in New South Wales, Australia. He was barred from ever returning to his native land. His wife Mary, son John and daughters Ann and Catherine, were left destitute on the infamous Clanricarde estate, one with more than 2,000 tenants.