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Drinking German tea, and other stories from South Galway.

Pete Lane, now in his 80s, who went to Ballindereen national school, spent most of his busy working life ‘on his knees thinning beet’. He had a friend Tommy Staunton from Lough Cutra, who had fought in World War I. Before Tommy went ‘over the top’ he was delighted when each soldier was handed a ‘little glass of brandy’. After which, Tommy claimed, you had no fear in the world. One day they were fighting the Germans, and managed to drive them out of their trenches. There they found a boiler of tea. It was still warm. The men settled down for a good cuppa but the officer warned them that the tea might be poisoned. Nobody cared if it was poisoned or not. ‘We were so exhausted an killed out’ that they enjoyed the break while the fighting continued.

Spinathon for positive mental health gathers serious pace

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Do your bit for positive mental health by getting your spin on with Jocelyn Cunningham in Purefit Galway on Monday June 26.

Ballinrobe's Alan Murphy ready to tell his tale

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The anticipation for Ballinrobe native Alan Murphy’s first book Beyond The Spotlight is reaching fever pitch as he’s just shot the book cover in Hollywood, California. Alan, who is a popular presenter with Galway Bay FM, is gearing up for the nationwide release of his book this September. Beyond The Spotlight will explore the world of fame and celebrity and will feature interviews Alan has done with everyone from A-List superstars Charlize Theron and Martin Sheen to Mayo’s own Louis Walsh and Rory “Panti” O’Neill.

 

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