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In 1871, Thomas Lipton from Glasgow used his savings to open his first shop. By the 1880s he had more than 200 shops. He was an entrepreneur, and when he realised that there was potential for growth in the market for tea, and that the product was too expensive, he went to Ceylon and bought his own tea plantation. He sold his tea at low prices in one pound, half pound, and quarter pound packets, and he advertised it very cleverly: “Direct from the Tea Gardens to the Teapot,” or, “Treat your Lips to a Cup Of Lipton’s Peko Tips Tea, two shillings and eight pence per pound.”
A new exhibition celebrating the historic links between one of Mayo’s greatest patriots, Michael Davitt, and the Scottish football club, Glasgow Celtic, was officially opened at the Michael Davitt Museum in Straide last Friday.
Two of Castlebar Celtic's young stars have been called up for international duty with Republic of Ireland underage squads this month. Celtic's Rachel Baynes is part of Sharon Boyle’s Republic of Ireland Women’s u16 side will play a friendly game against their Northern Ireland counter-parts at Dundalk’s Oriel Park this evening (Tuesday, January13) at 6.15pm.
After 13 games in the Welcome Inn Hotel Premier A Division, they cannot be separated on points, but come Sunday either Conn Rangers or Swinford FC will be heading home with a piece of silverware for the winter when they meet in the Westaro Cup final. Both sides are competing in one of the tightest league races seen in recent years as they battle for the title promotion to the Elverys Sports Super League with Westport United B (who even if they win the league cannot get promoted) and Ballyglass. The current league table has Westport out in front with 29 points, the three other sides locked together on 28 points with five games to go in the league.
The first ever service between Ireland West Airport Knock (IWAK) and Glasgow Prestwick Airport, Scotland, has been launched.
Ireland West Airport Knock has launched a new service to Glasgow Prestwick in Scotland with Ryanair, which will operate every Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday.
More than 15,000 new tourists are expected for the west and northwest as Ryanair launches three new services from Glasgow, Eindhoven, and Kaunas to Ireland West Airport Knock this week. The launch represents yet another significant milestone for the airport and western region as it provides the first scheduled direct air access to the Dutch and Lithuanian market. It also opens up access to the Benelux region of Europe, which has a population of some 28m people with the new Eindhoven service providing convenient access to Belgium and Luxembourg.
Sunday is going to be an emotional day for the Castlebar Celtic women’s senior side when they face off against Peamount United in the final of the Bus Éireann Women’s National League Cup in Milebush Park. Along with dealing with the nerves of the biggest day that a lot of these players will have played in, they will also be keeping the memory of their late coach Jeremy Dee very firmly in their minds. At 2pm on Sunday a tree laying ceremony will be held at Milebush Park in memory of the late Jeremy Dee, who worked at Milebush for a number of years, along with coaching the Celtic side who have reached this Sunday’s final.
A SUNNY Day In Glasgow are not Scottish, they are a Philadelphia based trio and they will perform their acclaimed mix of indie, pop, and techno at Stress!! in De Burgo’s this Tuesday at 10pm.
Galwegians and Glaswegians, the Scots and the Irish, the connections go back as far as early mediaeval times, but the Scots-Irish link will be pursued artistically with an event to take place in both cities.