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Cinema review: Kill the Messenger

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KILL THE Messenger is the remarkable story of how a reporter from the tiny San Jose Mercury News managed to scoop The Washington Post and the New York Times to one the CIA’s biggest controversies of the 1990s.

Undercover Áras Attracta probe for Tuesday broadcast

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A top inspector, who previously worked on the Commission to Inquire into Child Abuse in Ireland in the early 2000s, is to head up the review of services at Áras Attracta in Swinford.

Meet the new bosses - Holmes and Connelly are ready to go

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You don't often hear an inter-county manager saying it was the wrong decision taking on the job, or it was wrong that they were offered the job in the first place. But Pat Holmes did admit last Saturday night that when he was appointed Mayo manager for the first time in 1999 it probably wasn't the right choice by him to take it on or for the county board to offer it to him.

Matthews Auctioneers to sell important Arthur Quinlan Collection

More than 170 lots from the important Arthur Quinlan collection will be auctioned by Matthews auctioneers of Oldcastle, Co Meath, next week.

Matthews Auctioneers to sell important Arthur Quinlan Collection

Matthews Auctioneers of Oldcastle, Co Meath are to sell an important Arthur Quinlan (1921-2012) Collection in their October 28, 600-lot auction of antiques.

Historic collection of former Irish Times journalist to be auctioned next week

More than 170 lots from the important Arthur Quinlan collection will be auctioned by Matthews auctioneers of Oldcastle, Co Meath, next week.

Nolan condemns Isis beheading of journalist

Reports of the release of a second video portraying the beheading of a journalist by Islamic State has been described as an act of “barbarism” and “very distressing” by the Galway TD.

Moonfish and Star Of The Sea’s ‘secret architecture’

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IN RECENT years, Galway’s Moonfish Theatre Company, founded by sisters Máiréad and Ionia Ní Chróinín, has been winning a burgeoning reputation as one of the most imaginative and exciting around.

The heartless evictions from the Gerrard estate, 1846

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Friday March 13 1846 turned out to be a very unlucky day for the 447 tenants on the Gerrard estate in the townland of Ballinlass, near Mount Bellew Co Galway. Shortly after dawn the sheriff, accompanied by a large force of the 49th Regiment under the command of Captain Browne, and an equally large detachment of police, arrived at ‘the place marked out for destruction.’ Despite the vehement protestations of the people, and their insistence that they had their rent money ready for payment, and that their repeated efforts to pay their rent was refused, the soldiers and police began systematically to demolish their homes, 67 in number. *

A nation united in grief and anger

It was a sight to behold. The band of blue joined in their intense sorrow and grief at the loss of one of their own.

 

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