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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.

Spectacular Sorrento

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Set on a spectacular headland, Sorrento features one of the most magnificent coastlines in Italy, with stunning views sweeping across the Bay of Naples. It is both an ideal base from which to explore the main sights of the Neapolitan region and an enchanting town in its own right.

When it comes to education, what you already know really matters

EQUAL Ireland has a new offering of a part time BA degree in business, enterprise, and community development (accredited by AIT). A Galway and Westmeath information session will be held in the Maldron Hotel, Sandy Road, Galway, on Saturday November 17 from 9.30 am to 12.30pm.

Galwaywoman appointed as director of markets at Bord Bia

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Bord Bia, Ireland’s food board, has appointed Moycullen native Ailish Forde as Director of Markets where she will implement Bord Bia’s new Plan to Grow framework across all overseas markets. Previously, Ms Forde led the food and beverage division as Food and Beverage Strategy and Planning Director.

The awaking of Augusta …A creative life

Augusta Lady Gregory, and her husband Sir William, were away in Italy in May 1888, when her former lover Wilfrid Scawen Blunt was imprisoned in Galway for participating in an anti-eviction rally at Woodford the previous October. I described last week, that within two days of her return to Galway she visited his empty cell, and remained sometime.*

International recognition for Buccaneers provincial captain

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Buccaneers player Darragh Murray has received international recognition following his selection for the Ireland U18 rugby squad travelling to play Italy next week.

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…..’

Friend tries to lift burden of history from Connacht

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Historical baggage can be incentive or curse, or as Connacht coach Andy Friend now believes, it should be ignored.

Friend tries to lift burden of history from Connacht

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Historical baggage can be incentive or curse, or as Connacht coach Andy Friend now believes, it should be ignored.

Galway’s Keogh makes history for women rowers in Ireland

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The O'Donovan brothers and Sanita Puspure may have dominated the headlines at the recent World Rowing Championships, but Galway rowing was also celebrating a rare Irish feat.

 

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