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On being autistic: a personal witness

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IN HIS extraordinary book, The Reason I Jump - One Boy’s Voice From The Silence Of Autism, Naoki Higashida, an autistic boy aged 13, writes: “We are misunderstood and we’d give anything if only we could be understood properly...Please, understand what we really are, and what we’re going through.”

The Dohertys of Carrigan were not ‘land-grabbers’

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Galway Diary received the following statement from Adrian Martyn (great-great-great grandnephew of Peter Doherty, senior), who was shot dead at Carrigan, near Craughwell village on the night of November 2 1881. I am pleased to carry Adrian’s clarification:

Achill’s German connection highlighted

Achill Island has been included on a new, downloadable app celebrating Ireland’s German connections. The island was included in the 20 locations highlighted across Ireland because of its link with Nobel laureate Heinrich Boll. The world renowned author spent alot of time on Achill, in his cottage in Dugort Village, and penned much of his work there, including his famous Irisches Tagebuch (Irish Journal).

True Life in God talk announced for Athlone

A talk will be given in the Prince of Wales Hotel, Church Street, Athlone, on Saturday April 12, by Yorkshire native Kathryn Coakley on the message of ‘True Life in God’ - on the signs and prophecies of these end of times and on Christian unity.

Renowned author to read in Mullingar

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Renowned Irish author John Boyne will be reading extracts from his new book this weekend in Mullingar.

Prepare for a new look Athlone Literary Festival

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Athlone Literary Festival takes place this year from Friday to Sunday September 24 to 26, with a jampacked programme of events to include workshops and readings, to debates and art exhibitions.

 

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