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# oughterard - Monday 15 March, 2021

Move quickly and misinform: How direct provision centres became a catalyst for far-right activism in Ireland
# Eyes Right
# Eyes Right

Move quickly and misinform: How direct provision centres became a catalyst for far-right activism in Ireland

Mar 15th 2021, 12:02 AM 20,489 Views 0 Comments

The first in a four-part investigation into the growth of far-right activity online in Ireland explores how an anti-immigration agenda infiltrated local activism.

# oughterard - Saturday 25 January, 2020

Galway's Oughterard beat 13-man Magheracloone to seal All-Ireland intermediate honours
# Tribe On Top
From The42
# Tribe On Top

Galway's Oughterard beat 13-man Magheracloone to seal All-Ireland intermediate honours

Jan 25th 2020, 6:59 PM 16,825 Views 3 Comments

Monaghan legend Tommy Freeman scored five points for the losing team.

# oughterard - Thursday 23 January, 2020

'At 38, did I think I'd be back at Croke Park? No' - the Monaghan All-Star eyeing All-Ireland club glory
# Unsinkable
From The42
# Unsinkable

'At 38, did I think I'd be back at Croke Park? No' - the Monaghan All-Star eyeing All-Ireland club glory

Jan 23rd 2020, 6:00 PM 8,747 Views 2 Comments

Tommy Freeman and Magheracloone are preparing for the last step of their dream journey against Galway side Oughterard.

# oughterard - Thursday 26 December, 2019

'Nothing special being asked of Oughterard' in accommodating asylum seekers, said top Justice official
# Asylum Seekers
# Asylum Seekers

'Nothing special being asked of Oughterard' in accommodating asylum seekers, said top Justice official

Dec 26th 2019, 7:00 AM 15,247 Views 42 Comments

Plans for a Direct Provision centre were abandoned after weeks of protests by locals.

# oughterard - Wednesday 25 December, 2019

Woman (50s) seriously injured after she was struck by a car last night in Galway
# Oughterard
# Oughterard

Woman (50s) seriously injured after she was struck by a car last night in Galway

Dec 25th 2019, 3:07 PM 21,522 Views 1 Comment

She is receiving treatment today at University Hospital Galway.

# oughterard - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

Oughterard Direct Provision centre operator feared arson attack after men allegedly breached property
# Direct Provision
# Direct Provision

Oughterard Direct Provision centre operator feared arson attack after men allegedly breached property

Dec 4th 2019, 6:00 AM 15,468 Views 40 Comments

Plans for the centre were abandoned after weeks of protests by locals.

# oughterard - Tuesday 1 October, 2019

'It is disappointing': Govt reacts to decision to withdraw tender for Oughterard Direct Provision centre
# Galway
# Galway

'It is disappointing': Govt reacts to decision to withdraw tender for Oughterard Direct Provision centre

Updated Oct 1st 2019, 5:45 PM 38,263 Views 187 Comments

The plan to accommodate asylum seekers at the former hotel sparked protests in recent weeks.

# oughterard - Sunday 29 September, 2019

Flanagan said there is 'no threat' to local communities from Direct Provision
# Oughterard
# Oughterard

Flanagan said there is 'no threat' to local communities from Direct Provision

Sep 29th 2019, 3:34 PM 17,013 Views 82 Comments

Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan was speaking to RTÉ One’s The Week in Politics this afternoon.

# oughterard - Monday 23 September, 2019

'I don't want to see these people on our streets': Charlie Flanagan admits 'crisis' in asylum seeker accommodation
# Oughterard
# Oughterard

'I don't want to see these people on our streets': Charlie Flanagan admits 'crisis' in asylum seeker accommodation

Sep 23rd 2019, 10:49 PM 28,122 Views 91 Comments

The Justice Minister says over 1,300 asylum seekers are currently in emergency accommodation.

# oughterard - Wednesday 18 September, 2019

Government chief whip says procedure for establishing Direct Provision centres 'unfair' on locals
# Oughterard
# Oughterard

Government chief whip says procedure for establishing Direct Provision centres 'unfair' on locals

Sep 18th 2019, 5:55 PM 14,644 Views 43 Comments

Seán Kyne TD added that the State has a duty to provide for asylum seekers.

# oughterard - Saturday 14 September, 2019

Protest in Oughterard over Direct Provision centre concerns
# Galway
# Galway

Protest in Oughterard over Direct Provision centre concerns

Sep 14th 2019, 4:00 PM 23,359 Views 45 Comments

Hundreds of people took part in the protest in the Galway town.

# oughterard - Friday 13 September, 2019

Taoiseach calls on Galway TD to withdraw remarks made at direct provision centre public meeting
# Noel Grealish
# Noel Grealish

Taoiseach calls on Galway TD to withdraw remarks made at direct provision centre public meeting

Sep 13th 2019, 10:58 AM 28,405 Views 0 Comments

Footage shared on social media shows Noel Grealish referencing “economic migrants” from Africa coming to “sponge off us”.

# oughterard - Thursday 12 September, 2019

Justice Minister Flanagan 'very disappointed' over comments made at Galway direct provision centre meeting
# Oughterard
# Oughterard

Justice Minister Flanagan 'very disappointed' over comments made at Galway direct provision centre meeting

Sep 12th 2019, 8:48 PM 33,450 Views 113 Comments

Locals expressed their frustration at a meeting in Oughterard yesterday evening.

'There's an absence of information': Calls for clarity after 700 people attend meeting about Galway direct provision centre
# Oughterard
# Oughterard

'There's an absence of information': Calls for clarity after 700 people attend meeting about Galway direct provision centre

Sep 12th 2019, 5:18 PM 25,481 Views 50 Comments

Locals are concerned about what it would mean for the town if the building accommodates asylum seekers.

# oughterard - Thursday 31 January, 2019

Bouncer found guilty of manslaughter of Galway publican who was beaten and bound in ladies toilet
# Oughterard
# Oughterard

Bouncer found guilty of manslaughter of Galway publican who was beaten and bound in ladies toilet

Jan 31st 2019, 12:46 PM 20,711 Views 0 Comments

John Kenny was discovered lying face down in the ladies toilets of his bar.

# oughterard - Thursday 17 January, 2019

Shoulder blades of Galway publican were 'broken into small pieces', manslaughter trial hears
# Oughterard
# Oughterard

Shoulder blades of Galway publican were 'broken into small pieces', manslaughter trial hears

Jan 17th 2019, 6:12 PM 22,766 Views 0 Comments

John Kenny was found dead on 25 September 2011.

# oughterard - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

Bouncer charged with manslaughter after Galway publican 'savagely beaten to death'
# Oughterard
# Oughterard

Bouncer charged with manslaughter after Galway publican 'savagely beaten to death'

Jan 16th 2019, 9:13 PM 50,912 Views 0 Comments

John Kenny was found dead on 25 September 2011.

# oughterard - Saturday 7 July, 2018

16-year-old cyclist dies after collision with car in Kildare
# Straffan
# Straffan

16-year-old cyclist dies after collision with car in Kildare

Jul 7th 2018, 6:46 PM 36,790 Views 32 Comments

The accident happened on 3 July near the Kildare village.

# oughterard - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

Gardaí investigating sudden death of woman (64) in Co Galway hotel bedroom
# Oughterard
# Oughterard

Gardaí investigating sudden death of woman (64) in Co Galway hotel bedroom

Oct 31st 2017, 1:16 PM 34,013 Views 7 Comments

A post-mortem is due to be carried out.

# oughterard - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

Woman in her 70s killed in afternoon house fire in Galway
# Camp Street
# Camp Street

Woman in her 70s killed in afternoon house fire in Galway

Nov 4th 2015, 5:50 PM 13,317 Views 4 Comments

The fire broke out at around 12.30pm, gardaí have said.

# oughterard - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

ESB restores power to 20k customers but urges conservation of electricity in Achill
# Storm Watch
# Storm Watch

ESB restores power to 20k customers but urges conservation of electricity in Achill

Dec 24th 2013, 6:37 PM 26,201 Views 45 Comments

There were major faults in the system in west Galway and on Achill this afternoon.

# oughterard - Thursday 27 September, 2012

Arthur’s Day: the man himself couldn’t be here – so we paid a visit
# Arthur's Day
# Arthur's Day

Arthur’s Day: the man himself couldn’t be here – so we paid a visit

Sep 27th 2012, 7:15 AM 13,266 Views 18 Comments

TheJournal.ie recently paid its respects at the quiet resting place of the man of the day.

# oughterard - Monday 17 September, 2012

Four men appear in Galway court over €750k cannabis haul
# Drugs
# Drugs

Four men appear in Galway court over €750k cannabis haul

Sep 17th 2012, 11:33 AM 3,661 Views 11 Comments

Gardaí arrested six people at the weekend in connection with the major haul of cannabis plants in Tuam and Oughterard.

# oughterard - Sunday 16 September, 2012

Six arrested as cannabis plants seized in Galway
# Seized
# Seized

Six arrested as cannabis plants seized in Galway

Sep 16th 2012, 12:06 PM 5,654 Views 19 Comments

The plants have an estimated street value of €750,000, say Gardaí.

# oughterard - Monday 20 August, 2012

Galway nursing home taken over after failure to address 'risk issues'
# HSE
# HSE

Galway nursing home taken over after failure to address 'risk issues'

Aug 20th 2012, 4:22 PM 4,762 Views 15 Comments

Owen Riff nursing home in Oughterard, Galway has been taken over by the HSE after an unannounced inspection by HIQA.

# oughterard - Thursday 6 October, 2011

Another arrest in John Kenny murder probe
# Galway
# Galway

Another arrest in John Kenny murder probe

Oct 6th 2011, 6:28 PM 1,260 Views 1 Comment

Meanwhile, the woman arrested earlier this week in connection with the murder has been released without charge.

# oughterard - Wednesday 5 October, 2011

Two more released over murder of publican John Kenny
# Galway
# Galway

Two more released over murder of publican John Kenny

Oct 5th 2011, 5:55 PM 930 Views 0 Comments

The investigation into the Galway publican and teacher’s death continues with a woman arrested last night still in Garda custody.

# oughterard - Tuesday 4 October, 2011

Four more arrested over murder of Galway teacher and publican
# Arrests
# Arrests

Four more arrested over murder of Galway teacher and publican

Oct 4th 2011, 1:03 PM 1,255 Views 0 Comments

The four men were arrested today in connection with the death of John Kenny, 56, in Oughterard over a week ago.

# oughterard - Monday 3 October, 2011

Man denied bail over murder of Oughterard publican
# Courts
# Courts

Man denied bail over murder of Oughterard publican

Oct 3rd 2011, 7:28 AM 2,094 Views 0 Comments

A 37-year-old father of two, Florin Fitzpatrick, is refused bail at Galway District Court due to the possibility of further charges.

# oughterard - Sunday 2 October, 2011

Man for court over murder of Galway teacher John Kenny
# Murder
# Murder

Man for court over murder of Galway teacher John Kenny

Oct 2nd 2011, 9:35 AM 1,266 Views 4 Comments

Relatives found Mr Kenny’s body in the pub he ran last Sunday, after he was killed in a violent assault.

# oughterard - Saturday 1 October, 2011

Funeral of Galway schoolteacher takes place in Oughterard
# Galway
# Galway

Funeral of Galway schoolteacher takes place in Oughterard

Oct 1st 2011, 1:37 PM 1,194 Views 2 Comments

A man in his thirties remains in Gardai custody in connection with the death of the father-of-four, whose body was found in the family pub.

# oughterard - Thursday 29 September, 2011

Man arrested over murder of Galway publican John Kenny
# Murder
# Murder

Man arrested over murder of Galway publican John Kenny

Sep 29th 2011, 7:45 AM 1,325 Views 3 Comments

Investigation into the death of the publican and secondary school teacher last weekend continues.

# oughterard - Tuesday 27 September, 2011

Death of Galway publican caused by assault, says pathologist
# Galway
# Galway

Death of Galway publican caused by assault, says pathologist

Sep 27th 2011, 7:13 AM 1,129 Views 3 Comments

A post-mortem on 56-year-old John Kenny shows he died as a result of an assault; Gardaí have appealed for witnesses.

# oughterard - Monday 26 September, 2011

Investigation into death of Co Galway publican
# Investigation
# Investigation

Investigation into death of Co Galway publican

Sep 26th 2011, 7:55 AM 984 Views 4 Comments

The body of a man was found in the pub he ran in Oughterard yesterday and gardaí say they are treating the death as suspicious.

# oughterard - Sunday 25 September, 2011

Man's body found in Co Galway
# Body Found
# Body Found

Man's body found in Co Galway

Sep 25th 2011, 8:08 PM 366 Views 0 Comments