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Cinema review: Creed

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THE IDEA of a return to the Rocky saga for a seventh film after the disaster of Rocky V and the awkward embarrassment of Rocky VI is a surprise. The franchise is a bit antiqued, especially with how cheesy it became in later installments. But this is the first Rocky movie not written by Sylvester Stallone and that is a very good thing.

Tunes for Thoor a great success

It started with a simple post on Facebook from Philadelphia based musician, Gabriel Donohue. Gabriel is a native of Kilconieron and also a renowned musician and producer who recently performed with Tom Waits on the Jay Leno show in the US.

Tunes for Thoor - Galway’s finest unite for Thoor Ballylee

Following the recent flooding of Yeat’s tower and cottage at Thoor Ballylee, a number of Galway musicians are to perform a fundraising concert in The Village Theatre, Carrabane this weekend.

Westport based Team Horizon expands to the US

Westport based Team Horizon, the global life-science services firm, with an expert focus on pharma and biopharma manufacturing processes, has expanded its global footprint with the announcement of a new office in Philadelphia. The company’s core expertise is in high demand in North America with an established client base in Texas, North Carolina, and Canada. By the second half of next year, the company plans to have 10 employees in the Philadelphia office and an increase of 20 per cent in its Irish workforce.

How America hated the Irish exodus

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When Charles Dickens first visited the United States in January 1842, the popularity of his books was such that he was mobbed by adoring crowds, feted and dined as the major celebrity that he undoubtedly was, and was guest of honour at a famous Valentine’s Ball in New York attended by 3,000 of the city’s great and good.

US market entry advice for Irish businesses event in Mayo

If you are in business, you are always looking to expand and grow. You know that only new customers and new markets grow businesses. The United States is the world’s largest and most dynamic economy. It has a GDP above $14 trillion meaning there is no bigger, more bountiful, nut for companies to crack.  

Knock is ready for papal visit if Pope comes to Ireland

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With hopes high this week in the Catholic community that Pope Francis will make the first papal visit to Ireland in almost 40 years following the announcement that Ireland will host the next World Families Meeting in 2018, there is great hope that if he does visit Ireland he will visit Knock Shrine.

 

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