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Spring into the season with some tasty local lamb

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It’s spring, Easter will soon be here and is traditionally associated with lamb, and local Mayo lamb is tastier than most.

Mayo’s apathy toward the Good Friday Agreement

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The British-Irish agreement of the Good Friday Agreement (GFA) came into force on this day in 1999. After two years of protracted talks, the GFA of 1998 had finally achieved a binding consensus among political rivals in Northern Ireland that had not been achieved, or even attempted on such a scale, before. The GFA was more inclusive than previous political agreements in that its negotiating body, the Northern Ireland Forum, was open to all parties, nationalist, unionist, republican, loyalist and centre. The GFA was formally agreed by the Irish and British governments and participating parties on April 10 1998. Under the agreement, the governments committed to putting the settlement to the people of the Republic and Northern Ireland in referendums to be held on May 22 of that year. 

It’s all about pampering and relaxation at Eden Beauty

Eden Beauty has a reputation of offering high standards of service and treatment and boasts all aspects of relaxation.

Siege, sorrow, and endless speculation

We talked last week about the bravery of the Army men from Custume Barracks in Athlone at the Siege of Jadotville.

Tales of true heroism fill us all with pride

There are so many discussions we could have in this column this week regarding the theme of heroism and bravery. Napoleon Bonaparte once said - “Valour is a gift. Those having it never know for sure whether they have it until the test comes”.

Album review: Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

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NO PARENT wants to outlive their child, to do so seems wrong, unnatural. When that child is wrenched from his mother and father so suddenly, in circumstances both extreme and tragic, coming to terms with it must be near impossible.

We travel more in hope than expectation

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It’s game eight of Mayo’s 2016 championship campaign and the biggest one of all, the All-Ireland final against the reining champions and hot favourites Dublin. Mayo are priced at 3/1, the Dubs are 4/11 while the draw is available at 10/1. In layman’s terms the bookmakers don’t see Dublin been beaten. The handicap betting is set at -3 points meaning the expert odd makers feel Dublin will win by about three.

Sadness and grief — reality and joy!

You know, I do not know how to begin or what to say to you at the start of my column this week. We all know the terrible heartbreak of the story of the five people in Ballyjamesduff in County Cavan. Yet every time I read it or talk about it to anyone I find the tears coming into my eyes. It is so sad for every one of them - such a tragic horror story.

Combat anxiety and depression with Care Cure Acupuncture

If you have never experienced mental illness, bouts of depression or anxiety can be all too easily dismissed as someone’s bad day. But for those individuals suffering from anxiety, insomnia, crying spells, worry, memory loss, and apathy, depression is a crippling disability.

'In Enda’s work there is always hope'

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IT HAS been six years since Charlie Murphy, then fresh from the Gaiety School of Acting, first made an impact with audiences in the role of Siobhan in RTE’s Love/Hate, for which she twice won an IFTA as best actress.

 

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