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A must for lunch in Cong

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The village of Cong in County Mayo is famous as the location where much of The Quiet Man was filmed. Although you can retrace the steps of the actors throughout the town, Cong is so much more than just a movie set for tourists. The village is small and intimate with friendly pubs. There are the ruins of the old abbey right in the town to explore, and a path along the river where you can stroll through one of the loveliest woods. Adjacent to the village stands the dramatic and magnificent Ashford Castle. Dating from the 12th century, you are able to stroll around the grounds and get a feeling of what Ireland was like hundreds of years ago. For all the elegance and splendour of the castle, you should consider looking further afield for lunch. Sure, it has speciality teas, champagne, and finger sandwiches, and there may be talk of tasty pastries and cupcakes, but after many decades in the shadows of the grandeur of Ashford Castle, Cong is at last is defining itself and carving out an identity of its own.

Brendan Bowyer - playing the hits at the Town Hall

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THE HUCKLEBUCK’ may have been written and first performed by r’n’b saxophonist Paul Williams, but in Ireland that song is unquestionably owned by Brendan Bowyer.

Construction under way on multi-million Joyces superstore in Headford

Joyces Supermarket Headford has been a hive of activity the past few months as construction is underway on a new multi-million store that promises to not only provide more quality, value, and range for its customers but also boost the local economy by providing more employment and helping to turn the town into a shopping destination.

Brendan Bowyer to play Town Hall

LEGENDARY IRISH singer and showband leader Brendan Boyer will play the Town Hall Theatre tomorrow at 8pm.

Streets continue to promote sport for all

David Rooney of Raheny Shamrocks AC won this year’s Corrib Oil Streets of Galway 8k Road Race from a field of more than 2,500 runners.

It’s all female at Barna and Moycullen Veterinary

Barna and Moycullen Veterinary is an all-female small animal practice. They have two branches – one in Barna and one in Moycullen. They have a large range of pets who come to see them for a wide range of reasons – hamsters to Great Danes, kittens to terrapins, elderly dogs to parrots and even rabbits to snakes!

Secret of Kells star to be Grand Marshall for parade

The vocal star of the Oscar-nominated movie, The Secret of Kells, Christen Mooney (13) has agreed to be the Grand Marshall for this year’s St Partick’s Day Parade in Kilkenny.

Vote of sympathy for the late Kieran Phelan

Fine Gael councillor Mary Hilde Cavanagh proposed a vote of sympathy for the family of the late Senator Kieran Phelan following his recent death,

Parents of Achill crash victim support road surfacing petition in Brussels

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The parents of a young Mayo woman who tragically lost her life in a car crash were among a small deputation who travelled to Brussels recently with MEP Jim Higgins.

 

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