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Remembering the people’s poet

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Patrick Kavanagh never spoke about poetry or literature to his friends. The Monaghan born poet and novelist, who grew up on a small farm, was more inclined to talk about everyday news, politics, Marilyn Monroe, horse racing, and goodlooking, rich women or medical students who caught his eye. And there were quite a few of these!

Indie Beer Week, 23rd June – 2nd July

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From the 23rd June to 2nd July, breweries across Ireland will be opening their doors and inviting their local communities to join them for Indie Beer Week, a celebration of independent Irish beer making.

No big surprises last weekend as championship moves on

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There were no surprises across the GAA world as all the expected teams made it through to the next round of their provincial championships in both hurling and football. There was almost a shock of epic proportions in Fraher Field in Waterford as the home side were on the brink of an historic win against Cork in the Munster football championship only for two late points to see the Leesiders through by the slimmest of margins.

Tragedy in Manchester shatters all before it

I am sure so many of you are heartbroken at the dreadful news of the carnage in Manchester. Twenty-two, mostly young people, at the Manchester Arena, killed and 59 injured, many of them seriously.

Westmeath looking to cause an upset against Offaly

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Having staged a dramatic late recovery mission in the Leinster SHC Round Robin series, Westmeath will be hoping to stage a quarter-final surprise when Offaly visit TEG Cusack Park, Mullingar, on Saturday evening.

Hurlers aim to bridge seven-year gap when they take on Tipperary

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Galway will be hoping to continue their winning form when they face All-Ireland champions Tipperary at the Gaelic Grounds on Sunday (3.30pm) in the league final.

Commemorative events for Galway 1916 leader Liam Mellows

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LIAM MELLOWS, the Republican Socialist and leader of the 1916 Rising in Galway - the county which saw the highest level of activity outside Dublin - will be commemorated at a series of events this month.

Salthill born Canon to oversee Galway diocese until new bishop is appointed

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A Salthill man who was ordained to the priesthood in 1982 was appointed diocesan administrator earlier this week.

Improving Galway are worthy Connacht champions

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The footballers from Galway defeated Roscommon easily on Sunday afternoon in McHale Park in the Connacht final, winning by 3-16 to 0-14.

Lam and O’Shea to speak at NUIG open days

Two sporting icons will be guest speakers at this year’s autumn open days at NUI Galway.

 

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