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FINAL PREPARATIONS FOR DOUBLE ORDINATION IN TUAM CATHEDRAL TOMORROW

Bernie Ni Fhlatharta

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Date Published: 02-Jun-2012

Final preparations are underway in Tuam Archdiocese for the ordination of two young men to the priesthood tomorrow afternoon at Tuam Cathedral

The two men who will be ordained at 3 tomorrow afternoon will serve in the Archdiocese.

29 year old Rev Eugene O’Boyle is a native of Claremorris. He entered the seminary in August 2006 after completing a degree in Manufacturing Engineering in the University of Limerick.

His parents are Mary and Eugene O’Boyle.

The newly ordained Fr. Eugene will celebrate his first Mass on Monday evening in Claremorris Church.

Rev Shane Sullivan is 27 years old. A native of the United States, Shane studied for the priesthood for his home diocese of Duluth from 2004 – 2007 where he graduated in Arts and philosophy.

He transferred to Tuam Archdiocese in 2007 having Connemara links, his Dad Bart being a native of Cill Chiaráin while his mother’s name is Kathleen

The newly ordained Fr Shane will celebrate his first Mass on Monday evening in Cill Chiaráin Church as Gaeilge.

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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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