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AstroFest 2019 to take place in Galway this weekend

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Galway Astronomy Club’s AstroFest 2019 is taking place in the Harbour Hotel, Galway, on Saturday with talks, trade displays, photographic displays, and a lunchtime workshop by one of Ireland’s leading astrophotographers, Tom O’Donoghue.

A nod to McMaster in the crowd

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Perhaps the biggest surprise of all was that one day, while Tom Kilroy was in Leaving Cert, an Adonis walked through St Kieran’s College. He inquired, in a very magisterial manner, where was one to find the headmaster.

A School for surprises…

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Although St Kieran’s College was only 10 miles from the Kilroy’s home at Callan, Tom Kilroy and his four brothers were educated there as boarders. In those days, early 1950s, any journey beyond that of a pony and trap was an adventure.You had to take Tom Nolan’s bus to get from Callan to Kilkenny. The school buildings were a mixture of carved balconies, and entrance steps in neo-Gothic riot. Behind its extravagant exterior, lay a new Catholic church, proudly testifying the various Emancipation Bills in the previous century, which gave Catholics the freedoms to practice. St Kiernans’ was a typical diocesan college of the Diocese of Ossory. An important function was the education of young men to be priests.

Public meeting to ask ‘Is Brexit is an opportunity for Ireland?’

For many, Brexit is a right-wing project because the principal authors are an extreme element of the British Tory Party. However an Australian academic will be putting forward a very different view at a public meeting in Galway.

Public meeting to ask 'Is Brexit is an opportunity for Ireland?'

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For many, Brexit is a right-wing project because the principal authors are an extreme element of the British Tory Party. However an Australian academic will be putting forward a very different view at a public meeting in Galway.

Galway Cathedral Summer Concerts 2017

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GALWAY CATHEDRAL'S annual international summer concert series returns next month with performances by Paul Kieffer; The Choir of St Paul’s College, Hong Kong; Ansgar Wallenhorst; and an array of Galway talent.

‘I have lost everything except my sense of humour’

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Week II

Well-known Galway history professor honoured

NUI Galway's Professor Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh has received an honorary degree from the National University of Ireland for his contribution to Irish history, the Irish language and Irish public life.

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Children of the Revolution

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REBELS AND patriots, soldiers for king and country, all kinds of political opinions and actions could be found among the students of University College Galway during the turbulent years of 1913-1919.

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