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Scrap the presidency or sell it to the highest bidder

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On August 28, the St Vincent de Paul reported a 20 per cent increase in calls for “back to school help”. The same day, the man presiding over the housing crisis, Minister Eoghan Murphy, announced the election date for the most lucrative Irish political post - the presidency - with a salary of €325,507 plus untold expenses.

David Bowie - the alien has landed in the 1980s

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THE WARNING signs were there, though it is only in retrospect we see and recognise them. Having dominated the 1970s as the decade's key artistic innovator and trendsetter, Bowie was prepared to admit that the following decade may not be quite so productive.

Construction of Bonham Quay to begin in February

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More than 500 construction jobs will be created in the city centre next spring when work begins on the €100m Bonham Quay project. An Bord Pleanála this week approved plans by local developer Gerry Barrett to proceed with the substantial office development overlooking Galway docks.

Hurling the game of the summer as Pope set for Croke Park visit

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Galway Pride 2018 - four days of events and the parade to go

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The 29th Galway Community Pride Festival kicked off this week and there are still four days to go, of music, comedy, clubnights, discussions, visual art, family fun, as well as the Pride Parade on Saturday afternoon.

Trump’s dealings with Europe and beyond belief rescue missions

This has been a tremendously interesting week. Before we begin on our usual chat and conversation, there is one item which is outstanding and which we simply should reflect upon, and that is the rescue of the 12-member boys soccer team and their coach from a flooded cave in Thailand.

Beautiful array of quality Irish furniture and accessories at Siopa Troscán

See the full range of quality Irish manufactured suites at An Siopa Troscan, where all suites can be made to order. The full range of styles covers everything from modern to traditional.

Greenfly? Bring it on…..

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My garden design clients are often nervous about growing roses in their gardens as there’s a perception that they take a lot of maintenance and “you have to spray them a lot”. This is really not so. Certainly if you want a really, really low maintenance garden, there’s a host of other shrubs you can use to give you structure, colour and interest all year round. To get the best from roses, an occasional prune and feed does make a difference – although those are easier to do than you might think.

The sky's the limit in Toronto

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A short break in Toronto is unlike anywhere else. Known as Canada's downtown, it is bursting with things to do — and shopping comes top of the list.

University to mark legacy of graduate who helped rebuild San Francisco

A public lecture and the launch of a new mini documentary on NUI Galway graduate and former city engineer of San Francisco, Michael Maurice O’Shaughnessy will form part of two days of activities marking his legacy.

 

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