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No diesel version of Volvo S60 saloon planned

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The new Volvo S60 saloon, which goes into production from this autumn, will be the first Volvo to be produced without a diesel engine, highlighting Volvo Cars’ commitment to a long-term future beyond the traditional combustion engine.

No diesel version of new Volvo S60 saloon planned

The new Volvo S60 saloon, which goes into production from this autumn, will be the first Volvo to be produced without a diesel engine, highlighting Volvo Cars’ commitment to a long-term future beyond the traditional combustion engine.

'I can’t wait to do it again, particularly with these guys'

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AN EARLY highlight of the Town Hall Theatre’s spring programme gets under way this month with the return of Druid’s brilliant production of Samuel Beckett's Waiting For Godot. Directed by Garry Hynes, and first performed at the 2016 Galway International Arts Festival, the production has since toured Ireland and visited the US to huge acclaim.

Childhood memories of Athlone inspire new exhibition

 

Racing the Union’s blockade of Confederate ports

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The American Civil War (1861-1865) offered rich pickings to qualified seamen and shipowners looking for quick profits. The Union blockade of southern ports was beginning to have an effect on Confederate trade. But any ship which steamed safely through the blockade could command high prices for its cargo. On the homeward journey, if you were lucky, large profits could be made on a cargo of cotton which was in big demand in Britain.

Galway band to play for President Obama

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GALWAY-MAYO folk, trad, and roots band We Banjo 3 perform for the president of the USA, Barack Obama, in Washington DC tomorrow. The audience will also include vice-president Joe Biden, and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Paul Ryan.

 

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