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The FIFA World Cup is up and running with Russia securing a thumping 5-0 victory over Saudi Arabia in the opening match of the tournament.
Irish Special Forces (the Army Ranger Wing) operated in Western-occupied Afghanistan under NATO command, it was revealed last month, thanks to TD Clare Daly’s parliamentary question. The story received no media coverage. The operational purpose of these troops was not revealed. However, like Special Forces the world over, it was not pencils they were sharpening.
This July two Mayo men and a friend from Wicklow will leave the shores of Clew Bay and head east, very far east.
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Galway kickboxers enjoyed success at the recent world championships despite being caught in a suspected terror attack.
LONDON-BASED artist Aida Wilde, who has been a professional screen printer for 16 years, building a hand-printed clothing company ‘Brag’ and setting up a boutique and print studio in London, will exhibit at the Design Galway 2016 festival.
Last weekend, newspapers carried headlines about a 14-year-old Afghan boy, Raheemullah Oryakhel. He was killed in a hit and run after being tossed from a lorry in Calais which he had been trying to board in an attempt to get to Britain. The boy had family in the UK, and was entitled to move there, but he had despaired of the endless bureaucratic delays with his application, delays which, he felt, seemed deliberate.
TWENTY YEARS after they gave the play its world premiere and it became one of the company’s greatest successes, Druid are revisiting The Beauty Queen of Leenane for a landmark new production which opens this month in the Town Hall Theatre.
JUSTIN CONBOY, the Salthill based writer, whose debut novel Code Thief was published in May, will read at the Over The Edge Writers’ Gathering in the Galway City Library on Thursday July 14 at 6.30pm.