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Little Grace has just four per cent chance if she is treated in Ireland

A local child who is battling a rare and aggressive cancer has just a four per cent chance of survival by availing of the treatment for the condition in this country.

Volkswagen's new Transporter van breaks cover

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has shown its new sixth-generation of the Transporter van to a select group of journalists.

Böll weekend gets under way in Achill

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A weekend of literary and artistic talks, workshops, exhibitions and tours gets under way today (Friday May 1) on Achill as the island celebrates its links to the renowned German writer Heinrich Böll.

Mayo company launches pesticide protection kit for farmers

Westport company, Portwest, has launched a new pesticide handling kit for farmers, which it says is the first of its kind on the market.

Drums, clowns, refugees …and sacrilegious lesbians

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Among the highlights of the Galway Theatre Festival is the trilogy of acclaimed one-man shows from percussionist and performer Brian Fleming; Gis a Shot of Your Bongos Mister, Have Yis No Homes to Go To, and A Sacrilegious Lesbian and Homosexual Parade.

Volkswagen's new Transporter van breaks cover

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has shown its new sixth-generation of the Transporter van to a select group of journalists.

How Ireland lost thirty nine famous paintings

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The sinking of the Lusitania on May 7 1915, off the Cork coast, by a German submarine electrified Ireland, Britain and America. In Ireland, the fact that German submarines were lurking so close to the Irish shore, added fuel to the propaganda that Germany was planning to invade the country. It spurred recruitment into the armed forces. In Britain, the shameful practice of using passenger liners to carry munitions across the Atlantic without telling the passengers they were in effect travelling on a British war ship, was to come to an end.

Galwegian youngsters head to London festival

Galwegians u12s, sponsored by the Connacht Hotel, are taking part in the renowned London Irish Festival Tournament this weekend. The tournament boasts 48 teams from Britain, Holland, Germany, and Ireland, including Blackrock, Garryowen and Belfast Instonians.

Grace Wilde - debut EP and Monroe’s Live show

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GRACE WILDE, the Irish duo of Audrey Fay and Enda Duffy, praised by The Irish Times as delivering “delicious melodrama” and “a tightly disciplined mix of intimate rock and bluesy soul” play Monroe’s Live.

An all-Americana affair at this month’s Acoustic Yard

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Americana and modern folk singer/songwriter Kelley McRae and her partner Matt Castelein are to perform at the next Acoustic Yard session, in the Yard Bar at Matt Molloy’s, Westport, on Tuesday (April 14).

 

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