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Brexit, Europe, and the local elections - welcome to 2019

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Europe is likely to be a recurring theme in Irish politics during 2019. The fate of the Brexit process across the Irish Sea has been Issue No 1 for some time, and despite all that happened last week, including the thumping defeat for Theresa May's deal in the Commons, the only certainty is the promise of further drama to follow.

NUI Galway leads on cross-border health intervention on multiple medication review

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NUI Galway is leading on a health intervention research trial involving people with more than one long-term medical condition, thanks to a new cross-border Healthcare Intervention Trials in Ireland Network (CHITIN).

Mayo hotels bracing for Brexit storm

Despite another year of growth in 2018, business sentiment among hotels in Mayo and across the country has dropped significantly - according to the latest hotel barometer from the Irish Hotels Federation (IHF). Less than half of hotels (49%) nationally now report a positive outlook for the next 12 months compared with the 82% that had a positive outlook this time last year. Key concerns for the sector include the escalating risk and uncertainty around Brexit, reduced visitors numbers from the UK and the increasing costs of doing business.

Galway hotels bracing for Brexit storm

Despite another year of growth in 2018, business sentiment among hotels in Galway and across the country has dropped significantly according to the latest hotel barometer from the Irish Hotels Federation (IHF).

Matters Longford to the fore as centenary celebrations acknowledge the right of women to vote

Well, Longford has really emerged with a bang in this pre-Christmas season. We had two notable events in Longford over last weekend.

New treatment option for prostate cancer at UHG

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University Hospital Galway became the first public hospital in the country recently to use high dose-rate (HDR) brachytherapy to treat patients with prostate cancer.

Brexit a perennial topic as Irish rugby prepares for a future without mastermind Schmidt

Well it’s been a busy week again, but to begin this column this week I’m going to start on a gentler note.

Mayo athletes represent Ireland with distinction

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Three of Mayo AC’s masters athletes represented the club on the Irish team in the 31st Annual British and Irish Masters International Cross Country Championships in Singleton Park, Swansea, on Saturday.

Fantasy Football round thirteen preview

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After another depressing round of internationals for Ireland where Martin O'Neill's men played out an uninspiring 0-0 draw with Northern Ireland on Thursday night followed by another 0-0 snoozefest against Denmark in Aarhus on Monday evening, the good news for Ireland fans is that there are no more international rounds until March and it is back to the Premier League.

Brexiteers discover the grim reality of their dreams coming true

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For Insider, like many people, November 22 will always be associated with events at Dealey Plaza, Dallas, in 1963 on America’s day of infamy. Insider could not help but note that anniversary when considering the latest Brexit drama of the past week which, like the Kennedy assassination, is transfixing people here and has the potential to leave an indelible mark on our country.

 

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