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‘Life led me away from writing another novel until now’

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Percy Bysse Shelley once famously declared that “poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world”. While he may have been boosting his own profession with the remark, history furnishes quite a few examples of authors who were actual legislators.

Connacht’s new ‘culture’ produces winning performance over Munster

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Connacht coach Pat Lam believes there is much more to come from his young squad after celebrating the New Year with a 24-16 victory over Munster at the Galway Sportsground.

Lam hopes to boost squad for Leinster as trio return from injury

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Connacht Rugby return to the Galway Sportsground on Saturday evening (7.15pm) hoping to repeat last season’s home victory over visitors Leinster in this RaboDirect Pro 12 interprovincial clash.

Connacht head to Lions' den looking to back up earlier demolition

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After a rare four day break from action to celebrate Christmas, Connacht head into the Lions' den looking to claim a double interprovincial win over Leinster on Saturday.

NUI Galway awards new sports scholarships

Thirty-two students have been awarded sports scholarships at NUI Galway this week, bringing the total number of students receiving sports scholarships at the university to 60.

Pro-Musica at Hole in the Wall: Operaria con Corde

In the style of the Oxford Holywell Music Rooms, an evening of classical performance will take place at the Archer Room of the Hole in the Wall on Saturday, October 29. This will mark the culmination of the venue’s first Classical Month (2011) and the Franz Liszt (inaugural) festival.

Cajun Fest at Hole in the Wall

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NovaScotia – the rockin’ new Cajun house-band at Hole in the Wall will be your sizzling entertainment this weekend for Rhythm and Roots 2011!

Cajun Fest at Hole in the Wall

NovaScotia – the rockin’ new Cajun house-band at Hole in the Wall will be your sizzling entertainment this weekend for Rhythm and Roots 2011!

Robin Hood

The latest incarnation of Robin Hood offered up by Ridley Scott and Russell Crowe is not just a re-hash of Gladiator, but an entertaining new take on an old and often abused story.

A Connemara family reunion

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Richard Martin jr decided to leave Ireland for Canada in 1833. The younger son of Colonel Richard ‘Humanity Dick’ Martin, MP, of Ballinahinch, he had expected to inherit some of the family property. However his older brother Thomas — already deeply in debt —broke the entail on the family estates in Connemara, leaving Richard with few prospects. Together with his wife, Emily Kirwan, and their six young children (a seventh would be born in 1834), he emigrated, settling at Grand River, Ontario. Richard died aged 80 in 1878, having lived long enough to see his family grow and prosper far more than would have been likely had they remained in Ireland.

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