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Royal Caribbean cruise offers still available for this year – don’t miss the boat

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If you are looking to escape to the sun later this year, Fahy Travel and Royal Caribbean have some amazing value offers still to be had.

Galway African Film Festival 2017

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THE FATHER of African film, Cape Verde's best loved LGBT woman, and the coming of age of an Afro hipster, these are just some of the stories and people to feature at the 10th annual Galway African Film Festival.

Yrsa Daley-Ward - ‘We’ve all experienced the same emotions’

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HER SURNAMES are Irish, her parentage is Afro-Carribean, she grew up with Seventh Day Adventists, and she is an LGBT writer; Yrsa Daley-Ward is a one-woman rainbow coalition. This month, Cúirt audiences can savour her exhilaratingly raw and sensual writing when she reads at the Town Hall Theatre.

Choose the Dominican Republic for your holiday this year

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With Summer on the horizon many of us will be looking towards a chance for a get away. Living in Galway, one of the main reasons we want to jump on a plane and fly away is because of the lack of sun. The Canaries, the Balearic Islands, France, and the USA are all destinations we flock to when heading abroad. But have you ever thought about the Dominican Republic (DR)?

'I felt part of the Irish and Caribbean communities at the same time'

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THE 'GRACE' case, which has generated many headlines lately, has focused attention on the foster care system and its shortcomings. It is a story that adds topicality to the Cúirt appearance of Kit de Waal, whose much-praised novel My Name is Leon, conjures a world of broken families and fostering in 1980s London.

Travel tips

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It seems like an age since we had two consecutive dry days with blue skies and of course, the sun shining for more than a few minutes at a time. We all need a holiday to get away from the harsh Irish climate in order to relax and restock our vitamin D reserves.

Cruise evening with MSC and Fahy Travel Worldchoice

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Are you thinking about cruising but want to hear more? Then go along to Fahy Travel on Friday March 31 from 5pm to 8pm and meet with MSC Cruise Lines. The team at MSC are passionate about combining top quality with the best possible value so you can savour a perfect experience without worrying about the cost. That’s why all their cruises include full board in the Mediterranean fusion cuisine main restaurants, and why they include a huge number of activities on board free of charge, including pool complexes, water slides, and general activities. So MSC cruises are more than good value, they are good sense, making an MSC cruise an unbeatable experience.

Omid Djalili - taking on the schmucks of this world

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"NEVER USE schmuck lightly, or in the presence of women and children," wrote Leo Rosten in his book, The Joys of Yiddish. Why? Because it is a very naughty word for the very naughty bits of a man.

MSC Cruises… the Italian way

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MSC Cruises is enthusiastic about combining top quality with the best possible value so you can savour a perfect experience without worrying about the cost. That is why all the company's cruises include full board in the ships' Mediterranean fusion cuisine main restaurants, and why it includes a huge number of activities on board free of charge, from pool complexes, water slides and general activities — including quizzes, group games, and competitions, children's and teens' clubs — to the fitness facilities, library, casino, live music, and spectacular evening shows. Plus it offers a wide choice of money-saving packages to help you plan and budget everything in advance, from pampering massage and beauty treatments to drinks, speciality restaurants, shore excursions, and the little extras that make a big difference. So these cruises are more than good value, they are good sense, making an MSC cruise an unbeatable experience.

With every oar stroke, Galway is supporting Gavan Hennigan 500 nautical miles from finish line

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Galway native Gavan Hennigan is an extreme environment athlete and adventurer. He is currently two thirds of the way through his biggest challenge to date, solo rowing the Atlantic Ocean as he takes part in the Talisker Atlantic Challenge Race. He is lying in third position in the race (ahead of many crewed boats) and located 500 nautical miles from the finish in Antigua, in the Caribbean.

 

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