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On being King Of The Castle

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SEAN MCGINLEY, a stalwart of Druid’s early days, makes a welcome return to the company for the first time in eleven years, when he takes the lead role in Eugene McCabe’s powerful drama, King Of The Castle.

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!

Portwest acquires major Australian workwear business in €7.5 million deal

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Leading Westport based clothing and personal protective equipment (PPE) manufacturer Portwest Limited has acquired Melbourne company Prime Mover Workwear for a sum in excess of €7.5 million. This is a significant step in Portwest’s strategic geographical expansion across the globe and similar acquisitions in other areas are anticipated. Owned by brothers Cathal, Harry and Owen Hughes, Portwest confidently expect turnover to reach €350 million by 2020, consolidating its position as the fastest growing workwear company in the world.

Kilcolgan's forgotten 1916 hero to be honoured this weekend

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While the names of Liam Mellows and Joe Howley are among the best known names in Galway's contribution to the 1916 Rising, a forgotten participant in the rebellion, Martin Reney, is to honoured at an event this weekend.

The Easter Rising in Galway:

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The pro who stayed at home

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A well known Galway golfer, Peter O’Connor, otherwise known in the golfing world as “Snowball”, recently passed away at the age of 89.

 

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