Search Results for 'The Troubles'

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The woman at the door of Tyrone House

On the afternoon of March 18 1912, Violet Martin and her friend Tilly Redington, arrived at the door of Tyrone House, the home of the less than ordinary St George family. The three storey house, in the luxurious Palladian style, and said to be sumptuously decorated inside, is dramatically located by the estuary of the Kilcolgan river, about 2 miles distant from Kilcolgan village.

‘There is a need for ordinary people to say what The Troubles were like’

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From the cages of Long Kesh in the 1970s, to the lecture halls and classrooms of NUI Galway this century, a love of writing and a passionate belief in the importance of education has been central in the life of Paddy McMenamin.

Renewed calls for a memorial bench for IRA man killed by British army on grounds of NUIG

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Renewed calls have been made for a memorial bench for War of Independence IRA leader, Michael Moran, to be erected on the grounds of NUI Galway.

Commemoration for old IRA volunteer William Freeney

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Athenry Sinn Féin will hold a commemoration on Sunday June 27 at 3pm in Teampall Geal Cemetery, Derrydonnell to mark the 100th anniversary of the death of IRA captain William Freeney.

1981 hunger striker to read at Over The Edge

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LAURENCE MCKEOWN, who endured 70 days on hunger strike in 1981 in the Maze Prison, and who since become an awarenesses winning writer, will read at the next Over The Edge.

Parades cancelled as Government announces response to COVID-19 threat

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Following a meeting of the special Cabinet Committee on Covid-19 today, the Government has decided on the next phase of Ireland’s response to the global and national public health emergency arising from Covid-19.

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Gardaí seek witnesses to December assault

New book on Loyalist/British collusion to be launched in Galway

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A NEW book, dealing with collaboration between loyalist paramilitaries in Northern Ireland and the British state, written by a leading member of Justice for the Forgotten, will be launched in Galway this week.

Conway Walsh deeply concerned about burning of her posters on Loyalist bonfires

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Mayo Sinn Féin Senator Rose Conway-Walsh says she is deeply concerned about the burning of her poster on a Loyalist bonfire in Belfast on the eve of July 12 after photographs appeared on social media earlier this week of her election poster being burned along with the tricolour.

Oughterard murder investigation continues with suspects questioned after gardai swoop to make arrests

One man charged, two released, and a total of six arrests made, the investigation into the murder of popular school teacher and publican John Kenny has continued unabated, with three people, still being questioned by gardai last evening, expected to soon be charged or released.

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