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Roars from the field and from the floor

Well, last week I began the column by talking about Roscommon and Mayo, so I had better be true to myself and begin this column by talking about the replay at the weekend.

Water, water.... anywhere?

Well, thank God, we are still basking in the kind July weather. Weather like this makes such a difference, in the most ordinary way, to everyday life, so let us hope for a continuation of same.

Northern and Western Region named as European Entrepreneurial Region 2018

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The European Union has this week named Ireland’s Northern and Western region as European Entrepreneurial Region 2018, recognising the enormous strides the region has taken to foster entrepreneurship and arrest decades of economic decline.

Every community needs people like Caitriona Lucas

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There is a scene in A Few Good Men where the character played by Jack Nicholson provoked by the Tom Cruise character, says that he represents those who stand guard on the wall while we sleep, while we have our parties, while we take liberty for granted, while we enjoy the freedoms that we have, because people like him are standing on that wall, day and night. Leaving aside the characteristics of that part he played, there resonates from his words the reality that exists in every community across the world.

Advertiser editorial honouring coastguard is named winner in global editorial contest

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An editorial from the Galway Advertiser honouring coastguard Caitriona Lucas, who died during a rescue off the west coast last year, has been named as a winner in a global contest to honour the best editorial writing in weekly newspapers.

Catch The Deans at The Prince Bar this weekend

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The Prince Bar Athlone is now opening later, with even more live music on offer each weekend.

From tragedy to triumph... and repeat

Well, so many awful things have happened since we last spoke together, and yet so many hopeful, optimistic things have also happened. So, let us put them all in context.

Arrests for drink driving in 2017 are now up 10pc

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New data from An Garda Síochána on arrests from drink driving indicates that between January and April this year there was an increase of 18 per cent in the number of arrests for driving under the influence (DUI), compared with the same period in 2016.

Ordinary people continue to pay the price for the elites failures

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So where were you, the historic day the great Seánie Fitzpatrick walked scot-free from court? Coincidentally Insider was in the public gallery of an Irish district court, to see, via video link from prison, an array of petty offenders being further remanded in custody.

After a lifetime of service, Enda’s next chapter will be most satisfying

It was Hemingway who said that retirement is the ugliest word in the English language.

 

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