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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)?

‘A New Israel for Iarchonnacht?’

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When the Mayo oligarchy ruled all

During the Georgian era, powerful Protestant families owned large tracts of land throughout County Mayo and the province of Connacht. The Castlebar based Bingham family, together with the descendants of Sir Arthur Gore (1685-1742), formed a family compact or oligarchy through marriage and blood whereby political appointments and other influential positions would be secured among themselves. In an era when marriage was determined by the spirit of collateral calculation, the children of Sir Arthur Gore and Elizabeth Annesley would cement the oligarchy.

A mouse roars into the Watergate

Dreamstuff Youth Theatre has staged more than 100 plays in the Watergate Theatre (well, actually 18, but who’s counting?) since they were founded in 2001AD. Now they’re back with their 101st production (or 19th production, depending on which calendar you’re using) called The Mouse That Roared and it’s almost the funniest play ever staged in the Watergate.

 

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