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Connacht's Ahki set to return for Thomond Park clash

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Connacht is expecting a backlash from a Munster outfit hurting after two festive interprovincial losses when the two sides meet at Thomond Park on Saturday (7.45pm).

€1 million euro facelift unveiled at Bunratty Castle and Folk Park

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A €1 million euro facelift has been unveiled this week at the Shannon Heritage-owned Bunratty Castle and Folk Park in Co. Clare, one of Ireland’s top visitor attractions. A major upgrade has been completed at the popular site, involving the development of a new retail store and online brand, a new café and new attractions around the Park. The development has resulted in an extra 30 staff being employed at the site to help bring Ireland’s heritage to life for visitors.

Five-star meat at Heaney Meats Factory Shop

The Heaney family’s association with master butchery stretches back more than 300 years. Heaney Meats produces only the highest quality meat which has now become synonymous with the Heaney name.

The Assassination of Brian Boru

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THE BATTLE of Clontarf is both a landmark event in Irish history and a fabled story passed down the generations, right up to our present day, 1,001 years after its occurrence. The famous battle provides the backdrop for an acclaimed new play, The Assassination of Brian Boru, by Lauren-Shannon Jones, which comes to the Town Hall Theatre on Monday April 13 at 8pm.

Public meeting on Brian Boru and the Battle of Clontarf

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The most famous Irish High King, and one of the most significant battles in Irish history will be examined at the next meeting of the Renmore History Society.

Brian Boru - Ireland’s first real hero?

ACCORDING TO the history books we had in school in the early sixties, The Battle of Clontarf was described in terms of a religious victory in which the great Catholic Irish hero Brian Boru annihilated the pagan Vikings and threw them out of Ireland.

Bid for a bargain at Clarinbridge monster auction

For those who fancy playing golf at Dromoland Castle with Clare Hurling Manager Davy FitzGerald, the Clarinbridge GAA Club has holding a Monster Auction on Sunday (December 1) at 1pm in The Parish Hall, Clarinbridge.

The French connection: A queen’s portrait

Patrick French of Drumharsna Castle, near the village of Kiltartan, died in 1748. His widow, Catherine, was still living in 1768, and was named by her son Henry, who died unmarried, as one of his executors. In his will, dated January 24, 1767, Henry French of Drumharsna left

Take a trip with Kilkenny Archaeological Society

The Kilkenny Archaeological Society is now planning to move outdoors for the summer.

 

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