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Neil McCarthy - 21st century troubadour

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I FIRST heard Neil McCarthy read his poems in 1998 at the open-mic in the now long defunct Apostasy Café, Dominick Street, back when Neil was a university student, Bertie Ahern was popular, and history had temporarily ended.

Iconic captain Muldoon calls time on rugby career

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Connacht Rubgy legend and captain John Muldoon has announced he will retire from the professional game after 17 incredible years with the club. The 35-year-old, in his seventh year as captain, announced his decision to retire at the end of this season via an emotional tweet yesterday.

Data Science must be incorporated within all future mathematics syllabii, says Loughnane

The first major modern development in computing was the emergence of the personal computer at the end of the 1970s. Then we saw the creation of the internet at the end of the 1990’ paving the way for the ‘Super Highway’.

Coláiste Chiaráin students present timeless classic ‘Fiddler on the Roof’

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Coláiste Chiaráin transition year students are gearing up to present the timeless classic, Fiddler on the Roof.

Finbar Hoban Presents.... ASIWYFA

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And So I Watch You From Afar (ASIWYFA) will be playing a not to be missed Christmas date at The Garbo’s Venue in Castlebar this December. ASIWFA are one of Northern Ireland’s most breath-taking, compelling, and heart-stoppingly brilliant exports. With rumours of a new album on the horizon the band will play Garbo’s on December 29.

My Fellow Sponges - new single, Galway tour

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GALWAY PROG-FOLK band My Fellow Sponges today [Thursday November 23] release their new single 'The Schlieffen Plan' and will promote it with gigs around Ireland, including three dates in County Galway.

'I just committed straight away to the piano'

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SHE HAS played the piano dangling high from a crane in Sãu Paolo; she has played it while being pulled by a car past the canals of Amsterdam; but never let these distract from the fact that Daria van den Bercken is one of the most outstanding young classical pianists at work today.

What's Lenin's relevance for today?

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OCTOBER 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution, the "10 days that shook the world" in the words of American journalist John Reed, but what is its relevance for today?

Echoes of Red October in Galway 2017

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As we approach the centenary of the 1917 October Revolution in Russia, Insider has been thinking about the impact this event continues to have on politics and society today. It is especially relevant in the context of today’s polarisation of politics, so perhaps it’s a fitting date on which to paraphrase Karl Marx: “A spectre is haunting the world: the spectre of October."

Ericsson has announced jobs cuts to its Irish operations

Swedish telecoms equipment maker, Ericsson, which has a campus located in Athlone, has announced that it will cut up to 130 jobs across its Irish operation.

 

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