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Monsignor McAlpine would not take orders from boys he had baptised

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After sporadic fighting in Galway during the summer of 1922, and the occupation of some buildings in the town, including the old RIC barracks in Eglington Street, and the former Connaught Ranger barracks at Renmore, the anti-Treaty forces withdrew into Connermara, and into the east Galway countryside.

Local tourism businesses attend Fáilte Ireland’s first in-person briefing in Galway city post-Covid

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Galway is in a great position to deliver new tourist experiences in the coming years, the city’s first post-Covid tourism briefing event was told this week.

Emma Doran brings new show, MAD, Isn’t It?, to Galway Comedy Festival

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EMMA DORAN describes herself as a “comedian, mother, chancer”, but in reality, as the Irish Independent said, she is “one of the hottest young stars in Irish comedy”.

The attack on Clifden, ‘something of this sort…’

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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.

Virginia Woolf’s To the Lighthouse at the Town Hall

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VIRGINA WOOLF’S To The Lighthouse, adapted by Marina Carr, directed by Annabelle Comyn, and starring Derbhle Crotty is to be screened at the Town Hall Theatre.

Headline speakers announced for ‘Meet Mayo North’ networking event

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Tourism providers invited to reconnect at Recovery and Sustainability seminar

All aboard Ireland’s Best Hotel 2022

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Glenlo Abbey Hotel & Estate have won first place in two awards in the past month, named Ireland’s No1 Hotel for 2022 by the Irish Independents Travel Readers Awards and then winning Booking.coms “Best Traveller Review Award”.

Galway startup is paving the way for paperless receipts

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Contactless payments and the proliferation of cash apps have seen a move towards a cashless society in recent years, and this has been accelerated by the pandemic. In tandem with this trend towards paperless money, three young entrepreneurs from Galway are leading the way in developing paperless receipts.

The little miracle that saved Galway Arts Festival 1985

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It seems laughable today but in 1958 Archbishop John Mc Quaid of Dublin, obsessively monitored Irish life to the extent, that he did not have to ban a film, book or play outright, it was sufficient for his secretary to make it known that the archbishop had wondered if that (name of film, book or movie) was the sort of thing a good Catholic should witness.

Connacht’s spirit to the rugby fore as new CAO system to embrace additional education options

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