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The thrills of a theme park holiday

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If your idea of holiday fun is looping round rollercoasters, then get ready to strap yourself in for endless theme park thrills at a variety of locations within easy reach of Europe's biggest and best rides. Whether it is feeling the magic of Disneyland® Paris, the awesome rollercoasters at Tivoli World near Benalmadena, or the wild PortAventura in Spain, Corrib Travel has hotels and apartments that are perfectly placed close to Europe's best theme parks!

Osteria Italiana Da Simone — an authentic slice of Italy

From the bright lights of Milan to the small, charming, streets of Galway, Simone has delighted the palates of food lovers wherever he has crafted his dishes.

Symphony of the Seas — a stunning floating resort at sea

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Royal Caribbean launched its latest ship, Symphony of the Seas, last week in Barcelona. Caroline O'Toole and Fiona Flaherty from Fahy Travel cruise department were invited to the launch and spent two nights on board what is now the largest ship in the world.

A ‘strange, wonderful bond’ between Ireland and Hungary

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Week III

A ‘strange, wonderful bond’ between Ireland and Hungary

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Week III

Saint Anthony’s College

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The Franciscans first came to Galway in 1296 and founded the Abbey. In 1483, a school of advanced theology was instituted there. When the Cromwellians invaded the city, the friars were expelled. In 1657, the friary was destroyed and the church was turned into a courthouse — the present courthouse stands on the same site. In 1660, a new church was erected on the present site of the Abbey. There were 13 friars there in 1766, and eight years later a novitiate was opened here. The present friary was built or rebuilt in 1820, and the present church opened c1836. It was renovated in the 1970s and became the first Franciscan parish in 1971.

Harry’s Bar at Water Lane

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There are several well-known bars existing in the world under the name Harry’s Bar, from Paris to New York to Rome and Beijing. The most famous would certainly be Harry’s Bar in Venice, known as the place where the Bellini was invented.

Casting an eye on an eventful week - at home and abroad

Well, what a varied week of events we have had locally, nationally and indeed internationally!

Top tips for beginner gardeners

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A new month can be a catalyst for a new hobby. Why not make gardening a new hobby this March?

The terrible weather brought out the best in us

I know, readers, that you are probably fed up with talk of the weather, but we simply have to talk more about it!

 

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