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How Mayo prepared for D-Day

Following the painful birth of the Irish Free State and the semi-severing of political ties with London, British currency remained the economic elephant in the proudly independent room. Though apparently ideologically irreconcilable, the Free State retained the use of Britain’s sterling until 1928 when the Saorstát pound (punt) was introduced on a one to one ratio value with sterling. This attachment to the British pound continued after the introduction of the Irish punt in 1938.

Bertie Ahern to address Athlone Fianna Fáil on Brexit

Athlone Fianna Fáil will play host to former Taoiseach, Bertie Ahern, next week when he speaks to the group about the impact of Brexit on Ireland.

Protecting income of older people is a Fianna Fáil priority - O’Rourke

Local Fianna Fáil councillor, Aengus O’Rourke, says his party is dedicated to protecting the incomes of older people to ensure they have sufficient income to live “full, independent and dignified lives” in retirement.

Decline of Connaught Street shown through vacant units


Councillors critical of Irish Water procedures


O’Rourke welcomes Baylough improvement scheme

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Local Fianna Fáil councillor, Aengus O’Rourke, has welcomed news that measures to reduce speeding in the Baylough area and make the locality safer for all road users will soon be put in place.

The Kings Of The Kilburn High Road

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THE KINGS Of The Kilburn Highroad, Jimmy Murphy's funny, yet deeply poignant study of the Irish emigrant experience in Britain, starring Phelim Drew, and directed by Padraic McIntyre, is coming to Galway.

Achill singer releases charity single

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Achill based singer Graham Sweeney is an innovative and creative young Mayo singer-songwriter who has released a charity single to raise much needed funds for Galway Hospice. The moving song is a tribute to his dear friend Joan Egan, who sadly passed away earlier this year at the Galway Hospice following a battle with Motor Neurone Disease. Graham’s new single “I Am” aims to raise much needed funds and awareness for the Galway Hospice, and all proceeds from this special track will be donated to this worthy foundation. The single is available to download for just 99c on iTunes, Google Play, and a host of other download sites.

Councillors condemn vandalism of Portlick Amenity Park

Athlone councillors have declared their disgust regarding the current state of Portlick Amenity Park.


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