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Crossmolina man threatened sergeant that he is a ‘dead man’

A 21-year-old man who threatened a garda sergeant was convicted of being threatening and abusive at Ballina District Court on Tuesday.

Make bloody battle scene tourist trap, says Minister

The scene of a bloody battle between Catholics and Protestants should become an international tourist attraction, according to Galway-based Minister Eamon O Cuiv.

Sergeant takes part in Idaho torch run

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A Kilkenny sergeant has the honour of running with the Special Olympic torch across the state of Idaho in the United States next month.

White Christmas for our troops in Kosovo

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Many west of Ireland members of the army will spend Christmas overseas and were delighted to get a visit from An Taoiseach Brian Cowen yesterday (Monday).

A forgotten night at Galway Docks

When Christy Moore sings his well known song, “Viva la Quinta Brigada”, in honour of those who fought against Franco in the Spanish Civil War one of his sardonic verses includes the lines:

Westport native appointed Garda inspector in Castlerea

The cop in the shop — Sergeant Gary to be incarcerated for Special Olympics reasons

Normally in the business of incarcerating others, Sergeant Gary Gordon is to incarcerate himself for a change by spending 30 hours in a display window in MacDonagh Junction today.

Thirty six people in pub after hours

The licensee of the Beaten Path, Brize, Claremorris, was before Castlebar District Court on Wednesday after 36 people were detected on the premises at 1.55am in February this year.

Sergeant posts promised for Johnstown and Callan

Members of the new Kilkenny Joint Policing Committee were delighted to hear that the post of garda sergeant is to be filled at Callan and Johnstown.

The bigger they come, the harder they fall

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DESPITE IT’S somewhat dramatic opening, “On 18 August 1588 a barque of Southampton was fishing about 36 miles southeast of Sumburgh Head, Shetland, when the crew sighted the Spanish Armada approaching from over the horizon to the south,” The Downfall of the Spanish Armada in Ireland by Ken Douglas, published by Gill & Macmillan, begins where the romance and the glory of that most colourful of invasions ended and the inevitably tragic and sordid debacle began.


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