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‘I like to be in America!’

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ON THE mean streets of New York’s Upper West Side, where rival gangs jostle for territory, and will fight dirty for it, where newly arrived immigrants compete among themselves - and against other ethnicities - to survive in a society hostile to them, two young people fall in love.

Jape - electronic tales from a Malmö resident

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MALMÖ LIES at the very southwestern tip of Sweden’s Øresund strait. The nation’s third largest city, it is connected to the Danish capital Copenhagen via the massive, five mile long, Øresund Bridge. It is also home to many immigrant communities, mostly Middle Eastern and Eastern European, but among them is an Irishman, Richie Egan, better known as Jape.

‘Politicians are all the same’

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“Politicians are all the same“ is a very common refrain these days, and although it may disturb the more idealistic candidates and their canvassers, it has more than a grain of truth. The two governments that have reigned throughout the Irish economic meltdown have pursued the same policies, making the people pay for a crisis that was none of their doing.

Cinema review: Whiplash

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A CLAUSTROPHOBIC, unrelenting, tense, but maybe slightly unrealistic take on a tired formula, Whiplash is still gaining Oscar buzz week on week.

Successful year of auctions proves that O’Donnellan & Joyce is the market leader

O’Donnellan & Joyce auctioneers has become the leading Irish owned auctioneering company for the sale of property by public auction in the country. Over a period of a few years the company has recorded what is believed to be the highest percentage success rate of any auctioneering company in the country in recent years.

Could Ó Cuív use the free bus pass for the next election?

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If Dáil Éireann goes to full term, and the General Election comes, not this year, but in April/May 2016, three sitting Oireachtas members in Connacht would be able to travel around their respective constituencies for free using their bus passes.

Look into my eyes — I see a strange year ahead

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Time to peer into that crystal ball again. No, not the one in the Treasure Chest window. Here’s a taste of what we can expect in the year ahead.

Connacht look to avoid post Christmas blues in Belfast

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Connacht head to Kingspan Stadium looking for some rare Christmas cheer from the traditional local derbies in the Guinness Pro 12.

Get fit in 2015 and be one of Team Manuela’s Dingle 500

‘Team Manuela’, the running team of 200 runners from the Connemarathon this year, issettotakeonanew challenge in 2015. Having raised €36,000 in much- needed funding for the Manuela Riedo Foundation in 2014, they plan on bringing 500 walkers, runners or crawlers to the Dingle Marathon this September.

Music for Galway’s midwinter festival

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SOUNDTRACKS FOR Superpowers, a celebration of the music of Haydn and Shostakovich, the Music for Galway 2015 midwinter festival, is at the Town Hall Theatre from Friday January 16 to Sunday 18.

 

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