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Taste of France - Come in, Discover and taste it

Taste of France, located in Cross St Lower is owned and run by Thierry and Catherine Schreiber, natives of France. This store offers a wide range of products produced by well known French suppliers known for their made - in - France tradition from areas such as Provence, Drome and Basque country. The product range on offer includes Candies, linen, accessories, natural cosmetics and a delicatessen. 

Piaf - celebrating the little sparrow's centenary

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EDITH PIAF was born 100 years ago this year in the Belleville neighbourhood of Paris, and although she died more than half a century ago, her songs and her remarkable voice will never perish.

Prolific children's author to give talk in Westport

On Saturday November 14, well-know children’s author Oisín McGann is hosting a talk at Westport Library as part of the 2015 Rolling Sun Book Festival.  The event is free of charge and suitable for children up to 12 years of age. Oisín is one of Ireland’s most prolific and best-known writer-illustrators, producing books for all ages of reader. He is a winner of the European Science Fiction Society Award, the Bisto Book of the Year Merit Award, and has been shortlisted for numerous other awards, including the Waterstones Children's Book Prize in the UK, le Grand Prix de l'Imaginaire in France, and Locus Magazine's Best First Novel Award in the US. 

AIT develops joint degree with leading Chinese university

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The Chinese Ministry of Education has approved a joint degree in design between Athlone Institute of Technology and Jianghan University in Wuhan, China.

Sir William Orpen’s portrait of John McCormack on loan to town this Christmas

Luan Gallery will host an exhibition featuring the portrait of John Count McCormack by Sir William Orpen, on loan from the National Gallery of Ireland.

Connolly encourages re-think on light rail for Galway

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An attempt to revive support for a light rail system for Galway will come before the next Galway City Council meeting, with a demand for a delegation from City Hall to visit towns in France to observe how light rail is operating there.

Senior final should be one to savor

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Sunday’s senior final between neighbours Breaffy and Castlebar is likely to be an enthralling affair and I cannot wait. It is bizarre that the junior, intermediate, and senior finals were/are all local derbies in 2015. There are some big hitters squaring up to each other on Sunday which will make it compelling viewing. Aidan O'Shea has bulldozed Breaffy and Mayo to victory in many games this year so of course the big talking point is what Castlebar will do to negate his effectiveness.

Sheridan’s Winebar for a tipple

Sheridan's Winebar is located on the lovely St Nicholas’s Church square in the centre of the city where the famous Galway market is held every Saturday. Having launched their cheesemongers more than 20 years ago, Kevin and Seamus Sheridan have added this wine bar above the cheese shop and overlooking the church. This is where you will find the chefs of the city on their day off and it is a social hub for the market traders. If you are observant you may see the ladies on the organic vegetable stall across from the entrance keeping warm with a glass of red in the winter, or cooling off with something sparkling on a hot day.

The North Sea - new single and Monroe's Live show

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"IF THERE'S a better band mining the rich seam of post-punk individualism we have yet to hear it,” declared The Irish Times about indie-alternative band The North Sea, who critics have also been comparing to Editors, Interpol, and early Killers.

Peugeot 208 wins real-world 2015 MPG marathon

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Peugeot took overall victory in the UK’s 2015 MPG Marathon event when a new 208 diesel five-door hatchback, driven in real-world driving conditions over 385 miles (619.5km), achieved an average fuel economy of 104.5mpg (2.7 litres/100km).

 

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