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The Irish-American vote

The Irish-American vote used to be a sure thing. If you were Irish-American, you voted Democrat. It was as simple as that. When I was growing up in 1950s Chicago, Republicans were like another species. An analogy from Baseball. As a Chicagoan, you supported either the White Sox or the Cubs. It was a tribal thing. My family were White Sox fans. So I was a White Sox fan. Cubs fans, on the other hand, were weird. Why would anyone support the Cubs? In much the same way, Republicans were weird too. Why would anyone support the Republicans? If you were Irish-American, even to pose the question bordered on the ridiculous.

Caman Gary — Former Man Utd skipper tries his hand at hurling

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Gary Neville the ex Manchester United captain and England footballer and current leading Sky Sports pundit tried his hand at hurling as part of a stag group at Pure Skill in Galway at the weekend.

Mandel’s Derwent ATC competition

Mandel’s Art Shop is running a Derwent ATC competition (in store) to coincide with its Derwent promotion. Simply drop in to the shop and get your creative ideas to work at the Derwent Competition table to create a mini work of art. Each entry will be eligible to enter a free draw as well as the competition.

Golf, and it’s part in our downfall

I knew it! The chickens are coming home to roost and the part that golf played in creating the current mess is finally being revealed. What have bankers, developers, politicians got in common? They’re all, to the last man and woman, members of golf clubs.

Kilkenny hurling season kicks off under bright lights

It’s a case of lights, camera, action for our senior hurling team this Saturday night in Thurles. Yes the year kicks off in earnest this weekend and what a game we have in store to set the National Hurling League in motion.

Will we win a middle at the lympics?

There are just 24 hours to go before the fireworks are lit and the Beijing Olympics gets underway, propelling us into three weeks of wonder, amazement and wondering where they got those drugs from.

Be dressed for the Dragon

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Official Green Dragon merchandise is now on sale in advance of the Volvo Ocean Race arriving in Galway next May.

Professional Tour Caddy gives advice to Westmeath golfers on 3 Irish Open Pro Am

Colin Byrne, a professional caddy on the European Tour, gives advice to those Westmeath golfers who have entered the 3 Irish Open Pro AM competition in their local club.

All go on the golf scene in Mayo

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