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The Thing is coming to the Pálás

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THE THING, John Carpenter's classic 1982 film starring Kurt Russell, and boasting special effects which were astonishing in their day, and still impressive now, will get a big screen outing at the Pálás.

Tech company seeks adventurous soul to relocate to Canada

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“Men wanted for hazardous journey,” began Shackleton’s famous ad for crewmembers on his South Pole expedition. One Galway tech company, Ex Ordo, is looking to hire an explorer of their own. Like an Antarctic expedition, the going won’t be easy. But for the right woman or man, it could be the adventure of a lifetime.

The Irishman and the Antarctic expedition

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ONE OF the most acclaimed and popular Irish theatre shows of the last 20 years, Tom Crean - Antartic Explorer, returns to the Town Hall Theatre this month.

Roscommon Arts Centre launch their autumn/winter schedule

Roscommon Arts Centre has just launched its autumn/winter programme and it certainly does not disappoint! With the new building now open, patrons can look forward to an extended programme of events that includes a host of classes in the new workshop space.

Keane starts to crack the whip as Connacht head to Italy

Kieran Keane returns to Italy for the first time in 38 years when he takes his Connacht squad to Parma for Saturday's PRO 14 joust with Michael Bradley's Zebre.

Hyundai Sante Fe conquers Antarctica

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Hyundai Motor made history when a near-standard 2.2-litre diesel Santa Fe became the first passenger vehicle to be driven across the continent of Antarctica from Union Camp to McMurdo and back again.

Hyundai Sante Fe conquers Antarctica

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Hyundai Motor Company made history when a near-standard 2.2-litre diesel Santa Fe became the first passenger vehicle to be driven across the continent of Antarctica from Union Camp to McMurdo and back again.

‘Some people think ultra marathons are for extreme athletes but they are for everybody’

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Galway man Richard Donovan is something of a superstar in the gruelling sport of ultra running. He has made truly epic runs across many of the world’s most extreme climates including the Sahara Desert, Mount Everest, the Inca Trail, and the Amazon jungle. In 2002 he became the first runner in the world to run a marathon at both the North and South poles and in 2009 he was the first athlete to run seven consecutive marathons on seven continents in less than seven days.

One man's love affair with ice

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Doug Allan would make a dream dinner guest with his fund of stories from an eventful life. He has travelled all over the world, from the Andes to Africa and from the Antarctic to the Arctic. He is a wildlife cameraman and has had close encounters with whales, sharks, and polar bears. His screen credits include classic David Attenborough series like Blue Planet, Planet Earth, and Life in the Freezer. And finally, he is a compelling and charismatic speaker.

Claddagh actor Aidan Dooley to launch new book on Tom Crean

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CLADDAGH BORN actor Aidan Dooley, who has enjoyed international acclaim and success with his show Antartic Explorer, about the life of Tom Crean, will launch his new book, Travels with Tom Crean, tomorrow.

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