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Druid Theatre looking forward to welcoming The Duchess of Cornwall

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The artistic director of Druid says she is 'thrilled and excited' that the Dutchess of Cornwall has chosen to pay a visit to the world famous theatre company during her trip to Galway.

Pomp and circumstance, and one unmarked grave

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On June 12 1922 a very special ceremony took place at Windsor Castle, near London. Following the establishment of the Irish Free State the previous December, five Irish regiments, including the Connaught Rangers, the Royal Irish, the Leinsters, the Munsters, and the Dublin Fusiliers, which had served the British army with exceptional valour at times, were disbanded. It was a day of special significance for both the participants and onlookers.

The man who remembered his father

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During his recent and very meaningful state visit to Britain, and his address to the joint Houses of Parliament, President Michael Daniel Higgins slipped in the fact that his father, John, had fought in Ireland’s struggle for Independence.*

President hails new friendship between Ireland and Britain

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The relationship between Ireland and Britain is “a friendly, co-operative partnership based on mutual respect, reciprocal benefit, and deep and indelible personal links”.

We can be proud of our military heritage

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On June 12 1922 a very special ceremony took place at Windsor Castle, near London. Following the establishment of the Irish Free State the previous December, five Irish regiments, including the Connaught Rangers, the Royal Irish, the Leinsters, the Munsters, and the Dublin Fusiliers, which had served the British army with exceptional valour at times, were disbanded. It was a day of special significance for both the participants and onlookers. It was reported in the London Times.

Know your fabrics — Designers Guild

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Established in 1970 by Tricia Guild, Designers Guild designs and wholesales furnishing, fabrics, wall coverings, upholstery, and bed and bath collections throughout Europe and worldwide. The Designers Guild business philosophy is to combine creativity and innovation with the highest levels of quality — quality of design, product, service, and people.

Know your fabrics — Designers Guild

Established in 1970 by Tricia Guild, Designers Guild designs and wholesales furnishing, fabrics, wall coverings, upholstery, and bed and bath collections throughout Europe and worldwide. The Designers Guild business philosophy is to combine creativity and innovation with the highest levels of quality — quality of design, product, service, and people.

For King and Country

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It’s very hard to describe a true Irishman, without acknowledging that we all share a complicated inheritance. At no time was that complication more powerfully amplified than in the crisis of identity leading up to and during War World I. On the one side is the unionist image of Irish Protestants loyally, and exclusively, rallying to the Union Jack, and sealing that union with their blood; while on the other side, the Catholic and nationalist men and women, the people of the 1916 Rising, who represent the ‘true’ Ireland, in sharp contrast to the misguided Irishmen slaughtered in France on the altar of British imperialism.

Organist Thomas Heywood to play St Mary’s

The internationally acclaimed organ virtuoso Thomas Heywood one of the world’s finest concert organists is coming to Kilkenny to give one outstanding performance.

 

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