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‘Have you news of my boy Jack?’

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Such were the demands on many young men, not motivated by any political ideal, or heroic pressure, to fight for their king and country in 1914, but were driven by the sense of advtenture and excitement, that war often evokes in the hearts of young men, that they queued in their thousands to answer the call to arms. If unsuccessful, due to some physical deficiency (although medical check-ups were usually just a formality), family often used its influence to gain admission to the armed forces.

Claremorris man wins €32,000 on Winning Streak

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Sixty-seven-year-old Joe Brennan from Tulrahan outside Claremorris appeared on Winning Streak last Saturday night where he walked away with €32,000. Joe is single and lives with his brother John and John’s wife Mary Teresa on the family farm where he was born and reared.

Artists ‘branching out’ at Galway Theatre Festival

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THE GALWAY Theatre Festival swings into action next week and audiences can look forward to a host of innovative and imaginative shows from Friday April 29 to Saturday May 7.

The Magic Bookshop comes to Castlebar

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Two gorgeous top family shows and a pair of family workshops take place at the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar in April. Monkeyshine Theatre presents The Magic Bookshop on Saturday April 16 with performances at 11am, 12.15pm, 1.45pm and 3pm. Peter and John do their very best to make sure every book gets a new life and that none of the magic is lost. Step inside this unusual shop, swap a book and maybe even take a little of the magic home with you. Audiences are invited to bring gently used books to swap. Previous Monkeyshine productions have been described as “magical”, “delightful” and “a treat for all ages”. The show is suitable for five-year-olds and their families, with a duration 30 minutes.

Hazel’s Beauty Salon launches new premises

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Congratulations to Hazel’s Beauty Salon, which has moved into brand new premises in Monksland, Athlone after six years in business!

Soul man Buck Taylor to play Galway

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AMERICAN SOUL singer Buck Taylor, and his band, will take to the stage of The Clybaun Hotel this Saturday, when the Kentucky born singer will present his Soul Fever Show.

Tributes pour in as Judge Desmond Hogan retires

 

The Bull of Sheriff Street

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Artists can be very awkward at times. They don’t always conform to decisions made on their behalf. They rarely behave nicely if they disagree with authority.

All set for the county senior football semi-finals in Tuam 

The 2015 Galway senior football championship is down to the last  four teams with two intriguing fixtures.

Salthill/Knocknacarra qualify for county semi-final

Salthill/Knocknacarra were too strong for Killanin last weekend at Pearse Stadium, qualifying for this year's county semi-final by 0-12 to 1-6.

 

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