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Lough Ree RNLI on emergency duty as vessel runs aground

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Lough Ree RNLI volunteers were called into emergency action as they responded to a call out to four people whose 37 foot boat had become grounded on the Longford shore.

RNLI responds to early morning call

At 5.14am last Saturday morning, April 28, Lough Ree RNLI were alerted by the Irish Coast Guard, after a report from a member of the public, to the possibility of someone entering the River Shannon in Athlone town.

Castlebar team are the talk of the town after debating win

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The junior debating team from St Gerald’s College, Castlebar, are the talk of the town following their win at the recent regional final of Comórtas an Phiarsaigh, the annual competition organized by Gael Linn for second-level schools nationwide. The event took place in the McWilliam Park Hotel, Claremorris, last week.

Home advantage could be key for Mayo trio

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The never ending season for successful junior soccer sides continues this weekend, when three Mayo League outfits go looking for a place in the last 16 of the FAI Junior Cup. Castlebar Celtic, Manulla, and Westport United are all in action in the last 32 of the competition and will be looking to make home advantage count.

The ten mile reversal into Irish rural life

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TWENTY-NINE years later, the route directions still resonate: “You drive as far as Malin Head and reverse 10 mile”. These were given to my brother Tom in 1986 when he received an invitation to what turned out to be one of the more singular book launches he ever attended.

 

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