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Celebrate the new M18 with a trip to Ennis

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To celebrate the opening of the new M18 motorway from Galway to Clare, Hotel Woodstock, Ennis, is giving a free €5 fuel voucher for your journey for every night booked with its midweek autumn special offer.

Woodcarver carve me the things of my dreams — musician and craftsman selected for top exhibition

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Tommy Carew is a designer and maker of wooden furniture and hand carved wood sculptures. Tommy recently moved to Galway with his family and has set up a studio workshop in Newcastle from where he makes handmade furniture and sculptures and runs Tommy Carew Design. Tommy’s work will feature in the annual Irish Design Works exhibition in the Niland Gallery, Merchant’s Road from July 17-30 in an annual show which highlights some of the country’s finest designers and makers.

‘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.

 

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