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The best of Ladies' Day

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Alex Butler from Ballyedmond, Midleton, Co Cork, scooped the coveted title of Kilkenny Best Dressed Lady at Ladies' Day last week, this year sponsored by the Kilkenny Group.  

Minor hurlers beaten in Leinster semi-final

Westmeath’s thrilling Leinster minor hurling championship adventure ended with a 1-17 to 1-8 semi-final defeat against Dublin at Mullingar last Saturday.

Flip flop driving targeted in new safety campaign

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Mayo's road safety officer is waging a new war but this time, instead of phone users, tired drivers, or speed demons, the target is the humble flip flop.

Roesy to play Róisín Dubh

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THE AUSTRALIAN based Irish singer-songwriter Roesy returns home thIS month for a nationwide tour, promoting his new album, Wolf Counsel.

‘I’ve come to terms with poetry being my job’

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The question “Where do you come from?” can be a funny one for poet Hollie McNish. As her name indicates her roots are firmly in Scotland, but her accent is clearly English, highlighting a geographical proximity to London.

The Presentation Sisters, 200 years in Galway

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In 1815, the warden of Galway Dr French went to Kilkenny to ask sisters of the Presentation Order to return with him to Galway to found a convent here. A Reverend Bartholomew Burke has left a fund of £4,800 for the purpose. Three sisters arrived here in October of that year. They moved into a house in Kirwan’s Lane temporarily, and from there to Eyre Square. On March 25th, 1819, they moved to a house in poor condition that had originally been built as a Charter School and which would become known as the Presentation Convent. The following year they opened their school adjacent to the convent.

Choirfactor efforts to hit the high notes for SCCUL Sanctuary at Kilcuan

Funds raised from the 2015 Choirfactor will enable a wide variety of groups to benefit from healing therapies and well-being workshops in the SCCUL Sanctuary in Kilcuan, Clarinbridge.

Mayo book semi-final spot with Galway

Mayo booked their place in the semifinal of the Connacht u21 Football Championship on Wednesday night with an 11 point win over Leitrim in Castlebar.

Gort fall short against top-class Ballyhale Shamrocks

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Galway county champions Gort tried hard, but ultimately fell short in the All-Ireland semi-final against an experienced Ballyhale Shamrocks outfit last weekend in O’Connor Park in Tullamore.

Pomp and circumstance, and one unmarked grave

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On June 12 1922 a very special ceremony took place at Windsor Castle, near London. Following the establishment of the Irish Free State the previous December, five Irish regiments, including the Connaught Rangers, the Royal Irish, the Leinsters, the Munsters, and the Dublin Fusiliers, which had served the British army with exceptional valour at times, were disbanded. It was a day of special significance for both the participants and onlookers.

 

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