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‘Rather than die, the people submitted’

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The Great Famine of 1845 - 49 hit Achill Island particularly hard. Given the poor quality of its soil there was little or no alternative to the potato crop which failed throughout those years. Once the severity of the calamity became apparent, and that help from the government was begrudging and insufficient, there was a sensible coming together of Protestant and Catholic clergy to try to calm and feed the people.

‘The most malignant man in Irish history’

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Week IV

Athlone born Jimmy Elliot - The Heavyweight Champion of the World

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A taste of home and abroad this St Patrick's Day

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Wow, St Patrick’s Day is here, so I thought what better way to celebrate, than some modern twists on Irish classics.

Visit the USA with Fahy Travel Worldchoice

There has never been a better time to visit the United States, with more airline carriers than ever before servicing the US. Aer Lingus announced new routes last year to Miami and Philadelphia, and to Seattle this year commencing in May. Whether you are looking for a city break, an escorted journey across America, a family holiday to Orlando, or a special honeymoon, Fahy Travel has something for everyone. Why not add on a cruise to your holiday from Miami or Orlando to the Caribbean, sail from New York to the Bahamas or Canada/New England, or take a cruise to Alaska from Seattle, the options are endless.

Give the gift of travel this Christmas

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Are you stressed out trying to choose the perfect gift for a loved one? Why not give the gift of travel – Fahy Travel Worldchoice travel vouchers can be used against any package holiday, city break, or a cruise holiday.

'In West Philadelphia, born and raised...'

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HE IS best known for hip hop anthem 'Boom! Shake the Room' and with Will Smith for THAT theme song, to the much loved 1990s US comedy The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, but Jazzy Jeff is also a hip hop pioneer and icon.

'It’s like Fawlty Towers for kids'

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Last Monday, at 5.30 pm, RTÉ 2 broadcast the opening episode of Drop Dead Weird, a madcap teen comedy following the hilarious antics of an Australian family who move to a seaside village in the west of Ireland to run a B&B.

Local derby will set basketball's Super League alight in Galway

A special sporting occasion takes place this weekend when for the first time two Galway teams will face each other in the top echelons of basketball in Ireland.

On being King Of The Castle

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SEAN MCGINLEY, a stalwart of Druid’s early days, makes a welcome return to the company for the first time in eleven years, when he takes the lead role in Eugene McCabe’s powerful drama, King Of The Castle.

 

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