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Testing times for US and Brexit, but we have some excellent rugby to enjoy

As I am compiling this weekly column for the Advertiser, people in the US are voting in the mid-term elections for both the House of Representatives and the Senate. So by the time my column appears the results will be fully out. I hope that the polls which are forecasting Democratic wins in the House of Representatives are correct, but of course our belief in polls has run low. President Trump has put a huge effort into shoring up the Republican seats in both the Congress and the Senate, and he has campaigned tirelessly for the last 10 days hoping to consolidate the Republican vote. It seems that the US is viewing these mid-term elections as a referendum on President Trump and his handling of the US. So it will be very intriguing to see the results and to see whether the Democrats will come back in charge of the House of Representatives.

The awaking of Augusta - Marriage

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My dear Miss Persse, I have read over many times the letter which you wrote to me a fortnight since when returning Roderick Hudson. Am I too presumptuous in thinking that there is something more in it than a mere critique on that book? I have thought over and over again on the subject and have at length determined to ask if I may write freely to you - on the most momentous question affecting a man and woman’s life…..’

Autumn opening times in beautiful Coole Park

It has been a busy summer season at Coole Park with a variety of free walks and events throughout the season including ‘Me and Nu’ fancy dress and walks covering flowers, butterflies, history, trees, poetry, folklore, and the magic of Coole.

Vital funds allocated to support fodder crisis

Over four million euro has been allocated to a new fodder import support measure, it has been announced by Longford/Westmeath Fine Gael TD, Deputy Peter Burke. This measure is being introduced to reduce the cost to farmers of imported forage (hay, silage, haylage, alfalfa) from outside the island of Ireland.

Funding announced for key cancer care transport measures

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Details of funding towards mobility and cancer care transport measures have been announced by the Minister for Rural and Community Development, Deputy Michael Ring.

Fire and protest in Galway Jail

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Diarmuid Crowley, a native of Co Cork, was arrested, charged with being a judge in the Sinn Féin courts, and incarcerated in Galway Jail even though he was ill. His condition worsened and he demanded the attendance of a private medical doctor. The prison doctor refused, so 40 Sinn Féin prisoners decided to do something to prevent Mr Crowley suffering any further.

Discover the magic of Coole Park with a Sunday walk

Discover the magic that drew WB Yeats to Coole Park for 20 summers, and join a free nature walk on Sunday (July 15).

Sean Kyne declares for Educate Together to run Galway's new secondary school

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Parents are being encouraged to make their views known about which body they want to see running Galway's new secondary school, and Minister Seán Kyne has declared his preference is that patronage should be awarded to Educate Together.

Minister for Health publishes first findings of CervicalCheck Inquiry

 

Cannon advises people to make Pope plans

Minister for the Diaspora and International Development Ciaran Cannon has advised people from Galway hoping to attend either the visit of Pope Francis to the Apparition Chapel at Knock Shrine or the Closing Mass for the World Meeting of Families at the Phoenix Park to ensure that they have tickets in advance and to plan their journey.

 

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