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The changing face of our country shops

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Even on Christmas morning, if Santa had forgotten that one important item, batteries for the impotent toy lying motionless on the floor at home, or a packet of cigarettes to tide mum and dad over the holiday, you could knock on the front door of Gillanes, after Mass, and Kitty or Liam would gladly sort you out.

A School for surprises…

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Although St Kieran’s College was only 10 miles from the Kilroy’s home at Callan, Tom Kilroy and his four brothers were educated there as boarders. In those days, early 1950s, any journey beyond that of a pony and trap was an adventure.You had to take Tom Nolan’s bus to get from Callan to Kilkenny. The school buildings were a mixture of carved balconies, and entrance steps in neo-Gothic riot. Behind its extravagant exterior, lay a new Catholic church, proudly testifying the various Emancipation Bills in the previous century, which gave Catholics the freedoms to practice. St Kiernans’ was a typical diocesan college of the Diocese of Ossory. An important function was the education of young men to be priests.

A reunion of four stalled lives

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THE THEME of the returned emigrant has driven landmark Irish plays such as John B Keane’s The Field, Brian Friel’s The Loves Of Cass Maguire, and Tom Murphy’s Conversations On A Homecoming.

Joshua Harmon's Bad Jews at Town Hall

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WHEN GRANDFATHER dies, he leaves a treasured piece of religious jewellery he hid from the Nazis during the Holocaust. Now a group of cousins fight over, not only this family heirloom, but their "religious faith, cultural assimilation, and even the validity of each other's romances."

A cold but peaceful start to the new year

I see President Donald Trump and his regular adversary, the Head of North Korea, Kim Jong Un, are at it again.

The five-star treatment at Mary Duffy Hair Salon

Multi-award winning hair salon, Mary Duffy, is located on Sean Costello Street Athlone.

Selling property or land? Call Downes & Sons Auctioneers

Having disposed of most of their properties in the area, Downes & Sons Auctioneers are seeking all types of properties for sale.

Betwixt and Between with St Patrick's Drama Group

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St Patrick's Drama Group are delighted to perform a brand new comedy written by the infamous, Michael J Ginnelly. The play will run for five nights from Tuesday in the Westport Town Hall Theatre. Betwixt and Between promises Laughter and Intrigue with comedy at its best.

Connacht's Nathan White forced to retire

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Connacht have lost influential prop Nathan White, who has been forced to retire following a concussion injury in March.

Inis Mór to host Liam and Tom O’Flaherty festival

FÉILE NA bhFlaitheartach 2016, the annual festival celebrating the work of Galway left-wing writers Liam and Tom O’Flaherty, takes place on Inis Mór, the Aran Islands, on August 27 and 28.

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