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Galway soldier commemorated in new book

The life, adventures, heroics, and death of a County Galway man who fought with the SAS in World War II have been published in a book to be launched next week.

Finbar Hoban Presents goes to the movies

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Finbar Hoban Presents... takes a trip to the movies on Saturday August 20 as a very special screening of the 1984 cult sci-fi classic The Terminator will take place at Bar Ritz in Castlebar.

Brain aware coping with post-traumatic stress disorder

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Buccs must win final home game

Buccaneers square up to recent conquerors Dungannon in their final home game of this season’s Ulster Bank League when the sides renew acquaintance at Dubarry Park, Athlone, on Saturday afternoon, March 26. Kick off for this Division 1B encounter is 2.30pm.

The challenge of Crusheen Bridge

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Not everything was wasted during the Celtic Tiger years. Galway has benefited greatly from the motorway to Dublin, as well as the Gort by-pass, which gives motorists a clear run to Limerick on the impressive M18. No one will be sorry to see the end of the Crusheen right-angled turn under an impossible railway bridge. Artics needed the whole road to make the turn, causing delays and gasps of incredulity at the narrowness and the danger of it all.

A Comedic and historical treat for Athlone audiences at the Dean Crowe Theatre

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Athlone audiences of all ages are in a for treat on Tuesday November 9 at 8pm in the Dean Crowe Theatre, as Athlone Film Club presents an historical and comedy gem from the Irish Film Archive, This Other Eden.

John King memorial unveiled in Ballinrobe

The Minister for Defence Tony Killeen TD, was in Ballinrobe this week to unveil a seven feet memorial sculpture in honour of John King, a Mayo man who was awarded two Congressional Medals of Honour for his service to the American navy.

Cinema Review The A-Team

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When I first walked through the hallowed cinema doors I thought this flick was going to be pure cheese. I never thought I’d say this but The A-Team absolutely kicks ass, and an extra plus for the girls is that Bradley Cooper is a pure hottie.

Midwest documentary

This Sunday August 1, the documentary on Midwest Radio is The MacBrides. It features the story of Major John MacBride, his wife Maud Gonne, and their son Seán.

Where did this Palin wan come from?

 For the past week a lot of questions have been asked about this Sarah  Palin. And no, we don't mean ones like "Would you?” No, we're  thinking more along the lines of what Senator John McCain was thinking when he picked his running mate.

 

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