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ANOTHER CONNEMARA PARISH LOSES PRIEST

Bernie Ni Fhlatharta

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Date Published: 19-Jul-2011

 

Rosmuc and Camus in Connemara is the latest parish in the Diocese of Galway to be left without the services of a resident priest.

Dean Patrick Considine is retiring and he will not be replaced as parish priest.

This is one of the changes announced in the parishes of the Diocese of Galway today by Bishop Martin Drennan.

Dean Patrick Considine, PP, Rosmuc to be Pastor Emeritus.

Canon Eamonn Dermody, PP, Clarinbridge to be Pastor Emeritus.

Canon John O’Dwyer, PP, Oranmore to be Dean of the Diocesan Chapter.

Fr. William Cummins, PP, Mervue to be a Canon of the Diocesan Chapter.

Fr. Michael Brennan, PP, Lettermore to be Priest in Charge in Rosmuc also.

Fr. Michael Reilly, PP, Castlegar to be a Canon of the Diocesan Chapter.

Fr. David Murphy, CC, Church of the Sacred Heart to be Administrator in Clarinbridge.

Fr. Barry Horan, Galway Regional Marriage Tribunal to provide weekend supply in Rosmuc also.

Fr. Hugh Clifford, Further Studies in Rome to be CC, Church of the Sacred Heart.

Fr. Martin Whelan, CC, Cathedral to be formally appointed Diocesan Secretary also.

Fr. Kevin Blade, MSC, CC, Ballinfoyle to be PP, Ballinfoyle (12th September 2011).

Fr. Thomas Plower, MSC to be CC, Ballinfoyle (12th September 2011).

 

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Appeal for information following Portumna crash

Bernie Ni Fhlatharta

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Date Published: 08-May-2013

Gardai are appealing for witnesses following a single vehicle crash at the Portumna bridge this morning.

The road from Nenagh to Loughrea reopened shortly after 11 this morning following the completion of a technical exam.

Four men were travelling in a van when they hit the Portumna bridge around 6:30 this morning.

Gardaí, ambulance and two units of Portumna fire services rushed to the scene, and one of the men was taken to Portiuncula hospital in Ballinasloe.

He is being treated for head injuries, which have been described by Gardaí as serious.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Portumna Garda station on 09-097-42060

 

 

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President Higgins among GMIT’s first ever honorary fellowships

Bernie Ni Fhlatharta

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Date Published: 10-May-2013

GMIT is to honour seven outstanding individuals including President Michael D Higgins with Honorary Fellowships at a special ceremony later this month.

It’s the first time in the 40 year history of the Institute the Governing Body of GMIT has decided to award honorary fellowships.

The GMIT Honorary Fellowships will be conferred at the g Hotel in the city this day two weeks Friday 24 May at 2.30pm in front of 200 invited guests.

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Galway commuters hold their breath as LRC intervenes in bus strike

Bernie Ni Fhlatharta

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Date Published: 13-May-2013

Galway commuters are holding their breath as there has been a potential breakthrough in the Bus Eireann dispute, as both sides have agreed to talks at the Labour Relations Commission.

The LRC intervened this afternoon, on day two of strike action that has seen 95 per cent of bus services disrupted across the country.

The LRC’s Director of Conciliation Services, Kevin Foley, says the National Bus and Rail Union and the company have agreed to meet for mediated talks at 8 this evening.

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