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The burning of the Sinn Féin hall, 100 years ago

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Around the year 1890, this four storey building at the top of Prospect Hill was derelict. It was bought by the Sisters of Mercy and used by them as a ‘House of Mercy’, a training centre for girls. The nuns called it St Patrick’s House but their scheme failed due to lack of finance and staffing problems, so they let the building out on rent.

Druid’s The Cherry Orchard - free to stream next week

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DRUID’S ACCLAIMED production of The Cherry Orchard, starring Derbhle Crotty, will be accessible to audiences across the globe, when it is free streamed next week.

Greater leadership needed for those teaching through a crisis

“Any fool can handle a crisis, it’s this day-to-day living that wears you down.”

The Advertiser debate: Should the Greens enter Government with Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael?

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'Yes' - Peter Butler

Lockdown Diary: Matt Cassidy

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Thursday April 2

Library service offering a range of services from behind closed doors

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Mayo County Library are offering a range of services to members from behind their closed doors at the minute.

Gradam Sheosaimh Uí Ógartaigh 2020 launched at Aula Maxima event

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Gradam Sheosaimh Uí Ógartaigh, Galway’s bilingual business award, was officially launched by Uachtarán Ollscoil na hÉireann, Gaillimh, an tOllamh Ciarán Ó hÓgartaigh who said the competition is very much in keeping with the core values of the National University of Ireland, Galway.

Government inaction has allowed ‘compo culture’ to flourish

Longford/Westmeath Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Deputy Robert Troy, has said that Government inaction and a lack of appetite to tackle insurance fraud has led to a culture whereby people are incentivised to take claims.

Charity Irish trad concert for Gavin Ralston

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MUSICIANS FROM the West Kerry Gaeltacht, and others, are coming to Galway to perform at a concert in An Taibhdhearc to raise funds for Gavin Ralston, who has been has been battling cancer since 2014.

Father, daughter, and blindness

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THE DYSFUNCTIONAL relationship between a blind father and his sighted daughter is at the heart of the award winning, irreverent, comedy, My Dad’s Blind, which comes to the Town Hall Theatre next month.

 

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