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Remembering Elizabeth Ellam

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My great grandmother, Elizabeth Ellam, was killed on the RMS Leinster when on October 10 1918, exploded and sank following a ruthless German submarine attack shortly after the ship had departed Dun Laoghaire, on her way to Holyhead in Wales. It was practically one month to the day before World War I was declared officially over.

Galway Baroque Singers to perform Handel's Messiah

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In December 1983, a group of singers under the direction of Audrey Corbett staged a performance of Handel’s Messiah to a packed audience. The success of this concert led to the foundation of a permanent choir - the Galway Baroque Singers.

Time for Connacht to clip Ospreys' wings

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Connacht's heavy hitters are expected to return this week for a pivotal Pro14 fixture against Ospreys in Wales.

It’s time for Connacht to clip Ospreys' wings

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Connacht’s heavy hitters are expected to return this week for a pivotal Pro14 fixture against Ospreys in Wales.

Fantasy Football round nine preview

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After another depressing round of internationals for Ireland where Martin O'Neill's men played out an uninspiring 0-0 draw with Denmark on Saturday followed by a disappointing 1-0 home defeat to Wales on Tuesday evening, it is back to the Premier League.

NISO host health and safety course presentation night

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NISO Midland branch held their presentation of certificates for the ‘Introduction to Occupational Health and Safety’ course in the Prince of Wales hotel in Athlone. Hosted by Athlone Institute of Technology from February to June, 16 participants successfully completed the course.

Patrick O’Brien - volunteer

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Patrick O’Brien was born in Waterdale, Claregalway in 1895. He joined the volunteers in 1914 and did drilling and training in arms for active operations.

An evening of tales about the Tuatha De Danann

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AN EVENING of storytelling and trad music will take place in Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop when Diarmuid Johnson reads excerpts from his new book, Tuatha De Danann, accompanied by Donegal fiddle player Bríd Harper.

Fantasy Football round five preview

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It is back to porridge for Fantasy managers this weekend after a week of internationals and the new UEFA Nations League.

Tribute show fit for a ‘King’ at The Prince Bar Athlone

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It’s time to get ‘All Shook Up’ at The Prince Bar, Athlone on Saturday, August 25, with the return of ‘The Elvis Experience Show’. Featuring Tim Ryan in the role of ‘The King’, hit after hit from this legendary music icon are certain to crowd please throughout the night.

 

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