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At the box office in Mayo Movie World

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Summer means blockbuster movies and there is a great line up of entertainment at Mayo Movie World at the minute.

‘All the dead kings came to me’.

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Week II

A letter sent to GA Hayes-McCoy

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One hundred years ago there were a series of truly terrible battles on the Western Front which were watched anxiously in Ireland as elsewhere. On June 7, near the Belgian village of Messines, the Allied army won a substantial victory. It gave hope, which turned out to be tragically false, that perhaps this was the beginning of the end of the war. With the capture of the Messines ridge, the Allies were confident they could clear a path all the way down to Passchendaele, and capture the Belgian coast up the Dutch border.

‘Today the Somme is a peaceful but sullen place.’

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Week V

 

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