Thursday 27 April 2017
Darkness into Light
Category: Thought for the Week Posted on 26 Apr 2017
I love this quote by Leo Buscaglia, “Love yourself - accept yourself - forgive yourself - and be good to yourself, because without you the rest of us are without a source of many wonderful and amazing things.” Suicide is claiming the lives of at least 700 people each year in Ireland. A Europe-wide report last year found that Ireland has the highest rate of suicide in young females in Europe with the second highest rate of suicide in young males....read more...
Category: Talking History Posted on 26 Apr 2017
Rahoon House is located in an area of Galway bearing the same name. The house is a very important architectural and historical treasure for Galway. While the exact date of its construction is not known for certain, there are clues to its origins. It seems that a house and land on which it was built was acquired by a Colonel Whaley during the Cromwellian Confiscations of the 1650s. Whaley was an officer in the Cromwellian army that had laid siege to...read more...
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