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National Treasures curators coming to Turlough Park

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If you enjoyed the recent RTÉ TV series National Treasures with John Creedon, then be sure to come along and meet some of the experts from the show this summer at the National Museum of Ireland - Country Life, Turlough Park, Castlebar.

Baoite – 'a very human story'

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AMONG THE exciting new plays being premiered at GIAF is Darach Mac Con Iomaire’s Baoite at An Taibhdhearc, a co-production with Abbey Theatre in association with the arts festival.

Flavours at Flannery’s

In Galway, most of the hotels can be divided into two types. The first kind have been built in recent years as result of the economic boom, largely run by professional management companies whose brief is to merely keep the business afloat and get 'heads in beds'. Flannery's is the other sort of Galway hotel — part of the landscape and the fabric of life in the city east area, providing employment and welcoming guests from Ireland and many parts of the world since it first opened in 1969.

‘The whole world is in a terrible state of chassis’

This week, I feel very much like a character in Juno and the Paycock, the famous play by Sean O’Casey.

Overview of gambling industry in Ireland

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Gambling is more than a popular pastime in Ireland. It is a multi-billion dollar industry employing more than 6,000 people across thousands of bookmakers, casinos, and gaming arcades. In fact, the gambling industry is one of the largest in the country, with punters betting more than €5 billion a year.

Galway's young runners up for the challenge

Galway's promising young athletes are looking to shine on the national stage on Saturday at the Irish Life Health All Ireland Schools' Cross Country Championship.

Galway school wins big as part of the Irish Life Health Schools Fitness Challenge

Gort Community School took the top prize in three categories at the recent Irish Life Health Schools Fitness Challenge.

Museum of Country Life to share travel poster collection online

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The National Museum of Ireland - Country Life has made a fascinating collection of early travel and tourism posters, used to promote Ireland in the infancy of the tourism sector here, available to view online for the first time. The posters form part of the National Folklife Collection and were previously on display at the museum in the exhibition Come Back to Erin: Irish Travel Posters of the 20th Century, which was curated by the late Dr Séamas Mac Philib.

Home buying serves as primary trigger for Irish life insurance customers

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The decision to enter the property market serves as the main factor in Irish people’s decision to purchase life insurance and/or mortgage protection recent research from AA Ireland has found.

Ballinasloe's Burke wins national walking title

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Veronica Burke, of Ballinasloe and District Athletic Club, secured a famous victory at the Irish Life Health National 20k Race Walking Championships,

 

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