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Bad beginnings to the autumn, with even worse to come

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Ordinarily, at this time of year, there is a sense of renewal as politicians, with their batteries recharged, return to work and a new Dáil term begins.

There was a story told of a mermaid seen at Killala Bay

Continuing his wry and sardonic observations on the personalities, and the heaving populated life that he encounters on the roads, towns and villages along the way, the young William Makepeace Thackeray continued his journey through Connemara. In 1842 he spent four months on an extensive tour of this island, and later published his observations in the well received Irish Sketch Book to which he added numerous drawings mainly of the people he met. Yet for all his sceptical comments he is genuinely moved by the landscape of Connemara, and writes eloquently on intimate moments.

There was a story told of a mermaid seen at Killala Bay

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Continuing his wry and sardonic observations on the personalities, and the heaving populated life that he encounters on the roads, towns and villages along the way, the young William Makepeace Thackeray continued his journey through Connemara. In 1842 he spent four months on an extensive tour of this island, and later published his observations in the well received Irish Sketch Book to which he added numerous drawings mainly of the people he met. Yet for all his sceptical comments he is genuinely moved by the landscape of Connemara, and writes eloquently on intimate moments.

‘The desire of Democrats to deny Trump a second term animates them above all’

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He may be rank alongside James Buchanan and Herbert Hoover as the worst ever president of the United States; his country has the highest levels of Covid-19 cases (+6 million) and deaths (+183,000 - higher than the number of US soldiers killed in Vietnam), which has led to a severe spike in unemployment levels.

Renowned flute player hosts ‘Reel Thing’ at Roscommon Arts Centre

Renowned Roscommon flute player, Patsy Hanly, hosts an evening of “socially-distanced” music and stories at Roscommon Arts Centre with his guests John Carty and seanachai Vincent Pierse, on Thursday, August 28.

Fontaines DC ready to take next step with A Hero's Death

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Making it in the world of music is never easy and random meetings of minds and lucky breaks along with hard work, are all key parts of what can make or break you.

Fontaines DC ready to take next step with A Hero's Death

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Making it in the world of music is never easy and random meetings of minds and lucky breaks along with hard work, are all key parts of what can make or break you.

‘This is an important Irish-American immigrant story that hasn’t been told’

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HE WAS a hero and a villain. He was a gang leader who 'terrorised' neighborhoods, yet The New York Times wrote an obituary for him, and he was admired as a staunch supporter and friend of working class and poor Irish immigrants.

Globalization Partners to establish European headquarters in Galway and create new posts

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Globalization Partners, which simplifies global business by enabling companies to hire and retain team members in 180+ countries without the complexity of setting up international branch offices or subsidiaries, last week announced plans to hire 25 technology positions immediately in Galway. These newly created positions include software engineers, technology leads, help centre support, DevOps engineers, UI/UX designers and many others to be located in the company’s Galway centre of operations.

How to keep the arts alive in post-Covid Galway

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Right now, we should all be getting ready to enjoy the final weekend of the 2020 Galway International Arts Festival. The arts festival has grown from tiny beginnings in 1977, when a few students at UCG - as NUI Galway was then known - who had no money, still had big ideas, energy, and enthusiasm.

 

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