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Mam Eán - A name that ‘speaks of the world’s wonders’

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That great observer of landscape Tim Robinson reminds us that Connemara is full of saints. Perhaps there isn't a saint in the place today, but they were certainly there in profusion in earlier times. Looking around him from the heights of Errislannan, near Clifden, Tim observes that practically every one of the headlands and islands that he sees has its saint. There is St Roc at Little Killary, St Colmán on Inishboffin, St Ceannanach at Cleggan, St Féichín in Omey and High Island, and all the saints in the tangled archipelagos east of Carna, Bearchan, Breacán, and Enda; and the obscure Mocán or Smocán of Barr an Doire near An Cheathrú Rua, 'and finally the great St Colm Cille who has all the south Connemara coast under his protection...'

Eachtraí Seachtain na Gaeilge le Athlone Community Radio

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As part of Seachtain na Gaeilge, Athlone Community Radio 88.4 FM in association with Bhí Mé Anseo Publications and with support from Conradh na Gaeilge will host Rac agus Filíocht in the Aiden Heavey Public Library, Athlone.

St Patrick’s Day schedule revealed

 

Ring to launch Smart Lotto in Belmullet today

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Smart Lotto is preparing to launch a very exciting new business today, February 27, in its office at No 1 The Harbour, Belmullet. The business will be launched by Minister of State for Tourism and Sport Michael Ring.

Uisneach still on tentative World Heritage list

 

Connacht look to get back to winning ways

Connacht's run of "cup finals" in their quest for Champions Cup qualification continues with the second successive Guinness Pro 12 fixture in Wales on Sunday.

Fundraising table quiz to take place in Loughrea

A quiz will take place tomorrow Friday February 20 to help fund a Galway dancer’s trip to compete in the World Championships for Irish dancing.

Gaelgáirí - comedy as Gaeilge

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TÁ GAELGÁIRÍ, an t-aon chlub grinn Gaeilge sa tír ag teacht go Gaillimh den chéad uair ar Satharn an 7ú Márta mar chuid den fhéile Seachtain na Gaeilge.

Frenchwoman passing on her love of Irish

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It is certainly an unusual circumstance where a Frenchwoman ends up in the Connemara Gaeltacht teaching music and languages through Irish. But that is exactly what Batsheva Battu did. The 31-year-old is not just fluent in Irish, English, and her native French, she has also spoken Italian since she was 11 years old and is in the process of learning Welsh.

Maria Walsh interview on Irish TV

The next episode of Mayo County Matters on Irish TV, next Tuesday at 7.30pm, will feature an interview with Rose of Tralee and Shrule native Maria Walsh.

 

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