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'Snooker is now played to a higher standard than in previous eras'

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Earlier this week Mark Williams defeated John Higgins 18-16 in the pulsating final of the World Snooker Championship. Watching the tournament and commenting on it for the BBC was one of the all-time snooker greats, Steve Davis, who was World Champion six times during the 1980s.

‘You may snore if you please’ (Per me vel stertas licet)

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Hands up those of us who did Latin in school?.....three? five? ..OK 12 of us. I know Latin is still sold to some young students as the key to understanding European culture and heritage. Old school masters argue that Latin is better for you than Sudoku, better, even, that The Irish Times Crosaire crossword. Yet when I came across my old Kennedy’s Revised Latin Primer, I was filled with an old familiar dread. There it all was, the boring conjunctions of verbs, and the declensions of nouns; all the miserable rules of grammar and syntax, possibly the driest book ever created, and not a joke between its covers.

BAFFLE Poets Festival to be held at the end of October

The 21st birthday of the BAFFLE Poets Festival will be held on the October Bank Holiday weekend in O’Dea’s Hotel, Loughrea.

BAFFLE Poets Festival to be held at the end of October

The 21st birthday of the BAFFLE Poets Festival will be held on the October Bank Holiday weekend in O’Dea’s Hotel, Loughrea.

Community shocked by death of couple

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The tight-knit community of Irishtown was stunned and saddened this week by the discovery of the bodies of a well known local couple Kitty Fitzgerald and her husband Tom at their home in Knockadoon, about 1km from Irishtown village close to the Galway border. Their bodies were found on Tuesday afternoon shortly after 3pm, with Kitty's body found inside the house and Tom's body outside the home. Their son, who was also at the scene, was brought to University College Hospital Galway before being transferred to the Beaumont Hospital in Dublin for treatment to serious injuries.

Parish Priest tells of saddness in Irishtown following death of "Pillars of the Community"

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Local Parish Priest, Fr Martin O'Connor this morning spoke of the sadness and shock in the small village of Irishtown following the death of local couple Tom and Kitty Fitzgerald from Knockadoon yesterday afternoon.

How the collector becomes The Bookman

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THERE ARE an infinite number of reasons why people buy books, but at the risk of generalisation, two reasons stand out: people who buy books to read them and those who buy books to collect them. While the former will most certainly read their purchases, the latter will probably not read theirs.

Shuffle! playing at Seven Bar Galway this Saturday

Shuffle! is back again this time in the uber cool surrounds of Seven Bar. On the decks are host Dave Barry and special guest Andrew Flynn (Rhythm n'Booze, Limerick) this Saturday August 20.

Farrell describes as ‘concerning’ letters from Revenue to Galway families

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Galwegians who have not paid the Local Property Tax are being threatened with a visit from the sheriff, the withholding of tax clearance certificates, and that money will be taken money from payments such as social welfare.

 

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