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Cinema review: Kill the Messenger

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KILL THE Messenger is the remarkable story of how a reporter from the tiny San Jose Mercury News managed to scoop The Washington Post and the New York Times to one the CIA’s biggest controversies of the 1990s.

The chef, the cyclist, and the photographer

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CHUTZPAH, RESTLESSNESS, imagination and no little skill across a range of disciplines have all played their part in photographer Reg Gordon’s eventful and varied career path.

Hollywood came to Galway

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The renowned film actor, and patron of the Galway Huston School of Film, Anjelica Huston, was born in Los Angeles on July 8 1951. The news of her arrival was promptly cabled to the post office of Butiaba, in western Uganda. Two days later a barefoot runner bearing a telegram finally arrived at Murchison Falls, on the Nile, deep in the heart of the Belgian Congo, where The African Queen was being filmed.

‘Tactics’ to stay until Castlebar gets one thousand jobs says Barrett

Labour Party Castlebar town councillor Harry Barrett has this week responded to an article in last week’s edition of the Mayo Advertiser, where Fine Gael councillor Brendan Heneghan accused Cllr Barrett of using negative tactics in the debate about unemployment and job creation in the town.

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St Anthony’s relics to visit Galway Cathedral

The relics of one of the Catholic Church’s most popular saints will visit Galway Cathedral on Tuesday.

Luxury hotel boss to speak to Jes past pupils

Gerald Lawless, president and group CEO of the Jumeirah group of luxury hotels, will be in Coláiste Iognáid this evening to talk about his time as a student at the school, and his career to date, as part of a series of speaking events for Jes past pupils.

Robert Newman @ Róisín Dubh

COMEDIAN AND author Robert Newman hits town this Saturday at the Róisín Dubh, as part of the Cúirt festival, for two shows - one a reading from his new novel, the other his latest stand -up show.

Through the glass darkly

So wrote Henry Adams in his study of the 12th century European Renaissance, Mont-Saint Michel and Chartres, of the great Romanesque church and monastery perched on a high rock off the coast of Normandy. Like so many churches set on high places throughout the Christian world, it was dedicated to the archangel Michael, who makes his most memorable appearance in Revelation:

Our Lady’s Boys Club

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Our photograph today is of a 1950s soccer team representing Our Lady’s Boys Club, taken in Terryland where facilities were quite primitive at the time and, as you can see, the preferred mode of transport apart from shank’s mare was cycling. The team is, back row, left to right: Patsy Burke, Richie O’Connor, Brod Long, Brendan Dowling, Paddy Power, Tommy Carr, Paddy Beatty. In front are Danny Collins, Billy Carr, John Rushe, Steve Mannion, Gus O’Connor, and Barney Birkett.

 

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