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‘You may snore if you please’ (Per me vel stertas licet)

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Hands up those of us who did Latin in school?.....three? five? ..OK 12 of us. I know Latin is still sold to some young students as the key to understanding European culture and heritage. Old school masters argue that Latin is better for you than Sudoku, better, even, that The Irish Times Crosaire crossword. Yet when I came across my old Kennedy’s Revised Latin Primer, I was filled with an old familiar dread. There it all was, the boring conjunctions of verbs, and the declensions of nouns; all the miserable rules of grammar and syntax, possibly the driest book ever created, and not a joke between its covers.

‘Having the craic’ still what makes us Irish

Angela Scanlon, well-known Irish broadcaster, recently launched Panadol’s ‘This is what we’re made of’ campaign, a celebration of the unique formula that makes Ireland so different.

The Mad Craic Comedy Show

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THE MAD Craic Comedy Show, The Stock Exchange Bar's comedy club, runs every Saturday, and this weekend will have stand-up from Donal Vaughan, with support from Conor Murray, John Kelly, and Ross McCarthy.

Bitch Falcon to descend on Galway

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ON FRIDAY November 24, Bitch Falcon release their new single 'Of Heart'. The day before, they play a FEAST night at Strange Brew in the Róisín Dubh as part of their current Irish tour.

New Range Rover Velar has arrived

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The new Velar is fourth member of the Range Rover family and is now sale here with an entry-level price of €62,240 plus delivery and related charges.

How safe are dermal fillers?

Thanks to the rise of Instagram culture, where not a day goes by without multiple sightings of a beautifully contoured celebrity or fresh-faced influencer on our screens, we have never been under greater pressure to look our very best. It comes as no surprise, then, that there has been a dramatic increase in the number of people looking for an effective anti-ageing treatment that will help restore a youthful appearance to our faces and get rid of those wrinkles that are starting to form.

How safe are dermal fillers?

Thanks to Instagram culture, where not a day goes by without multiple sightings of a beautifully contoured celebrity or fresh-faced influencer, we’ve never been under greater pressure to look our very best.

100 Men Who Give A Damn have raised €19,000 for local charities

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Galway organisation, 100 Men Who Give A Damn, has been described as the ‘Dragon’s Den’ for charities by providing funding opportunities for specific projects. Every quarter, the organisation’s members’ invite three local charities to deliver a five-minute pitch on why their charity needs funds. The winning charity receives €100 from each member, potentially receiving up to €10,000.

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The Owl and the Pussy-cat went to sea

EU briefing for students of only Irish language interpreters training in the world

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The European Commission’s Directorate-General for Interpretation, Florika Fink-Hooijer visited NUI Galway recently where she met with staff and students of the MA/PDip in Conference Interpreting, currently being taught at the University.

 

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