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AIB hosts economic briefing in Galway

Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c.  is holding a series of nationwide briefings on the Irish and global economy in the coming weeks, the bank has announced. The briefings are provided free to companies who register in advance.The fifth in the series takes place on November 3rd in the Clayton Hotel, Ballybrit, Galway. 

The ten mile reversal into Irish rural life

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TWENTY-NINE years later, the route directions still resonate: “You drive as far as Malin Head and reverse 10 mile”. These were given to my brother Tom in 1986 when he received an invitation to what turned out to be one of the more singular book launches he ever attended.

The Irish language has not yet been saved — We need to ‘banc’ up a reserve of competence

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Most Irish people, although they don’t want to speak Irish, want the language, our nation’s most precious creation, to survive as a living language among the languages of Europe. Many believe that this survival is now assured.

Great Irish drives highlighted by Continental Tyres

A ‘Drives of Ireland’ survey of Irish drivers has shown the Wicklow Mountains in Dublin/Wicklow is the favourite drive in the country.

Irish Skin is Far Less Attractive than Other Skin Tones, According to Over Half of Irish

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Majority of Irish have a love/hate relationship with their skin and almost a quarter of Irish women never let their partner see them without make-up.

Ford Transit wins 2015 Continental Irish Van of the Year award

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The all-new Ford Transit has won the prestigious Continental Irish Van of the Year 2015 award, writes Padraic Deane. Ireland’s long established and top van award is voted for by the specialist van jury of the Irish Motoring Writers Association (IMWA). The announcement was made at an awards ceremony in The Marker Hotel, Grand Canal Square, Dublin, last Friday in front of the leading figures from the Irish motor industry.

Mexican-Irish hero to be honoured in Clifden

A Clifden man, who was one of the founding-members of the San Patricio Brigade of the Mexican army, is to have a Sinn Féin cumann named after him.

Turlough museum to celebrate Mayo’s Riverdance inspiration

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It has been 20 years since Riverdance burst onto the stage as the interval act at the Eurovision Song Contest in 1994, prompting the whole world to sit up and take notice (and fall in love with) the power and beauty of Irish music and dance.

Theatre review: Nora Barnacle – Signora Joyce

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WHILE DUBLINERS were observing Bloomsday by donning Edwardian costumes and retracing Leopold Bloom’s feted journey around the capital, in Galway the day saw the opening of Ann Marie Horan’s very enjoyable one-woman play Nora Barnacle – Signora Joyce.

Public lectures on Yeats and Joyce

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JAMES JOYCE the playwright and the writers who influenced WB Yeats will be the subject of two public lectures from Prof Brian Arkins.


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