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Where is Europe going (and why you should be concerned)

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Insider has been closely following the Tweets of former Belgian prime minister Guy Verhofstadt, especially since the onset of the Catalonian crisis, often replying to and commenting on his pronouncements. So is Insider ‘Trolling’ the leader of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe?

Medal haul for kickboxers

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Galway kickboxers enjoyed success at the recent world championships despite being caught in a suspected terror attack.

'I just committed straight away to the piano'

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SHE HAS played the piano dangling high from a crane in Sãu Paolo; she has played it while being pulled by a car past the canals of Amsterdam; but never let these distract from the fact that Daria van den Bercken is one of the most outstanding young classical pianists at work today.

Katie triumphs as Catalan independence appears lost

Well, we had great news earlier this week with our very own Katie Taylor being crowned World Boxing Champion.

Athlone Film Club presents ‘The Midwife’

Next up as part of Athlone Film Club's new season is the Martin Provost directed The Midwife, which will show at the Dean Crowe Theatre on Tuesday, November 14, from 8pm.

What Lenin has to teach us

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LENIN FOR Today is neither a historical study nor a biography but an attempt by long time Socialist Workers Party member – and leading light in People Before Profit – John Molyneaux to make a case for Lenin’s ideas and organisational methods in the here and now.

Experience modern luxury mixed with old world charm at Kilronan Castle Estate & Spa

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In a secluded corner of the west of Ireland, through a set of magnificent medieval gates, at the top of a meandering driveway, lies something taken straight from a fairytale.

Experience modern luxury mixed with old world charm at Kilronan Castle Estate & Spa

In a secluded corner of the west of Ireland, through a set of magnificent medieval gates, at the top of a meandering driveway, lies something taken straight from a fairytale.

Galway investments arm us for an uncertain future

As I write this, I am travelling on a bus through central Strasbourg in France, from where I have been working all of this week, observing the sessions of the European Parliament and talking to some of the people who will play a key role in the direction of the EU as it hurtles towards March 2019. The trip to the European Parliament is one I have made many times in the distant past. On those occasions, it was difficult to get past the enormity of the issues that faced the institutions. You would return from each trip unsure as to what exactly would exercise the mind.

'Galway 2020 is something we want to tap into and see how French artists can participate'

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Last Friday, as Storm Brian dragged its squalls of wind and rain across the city, I met Ireland’s new French Ambassador, Stepháne Crouzat in the snug environs of the Black Gate Centre on St Francis Street. It was an ‘entente tres cordiale’ as Stephane’s soft-spoken, warm, and personable manner is the very embodiment of diplomacy.

 

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