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Connacht players rewarded

A successful season for Connacht Rugby continued with the selection of a number of players on Ireland teams.

'Nimmo’s Pier is one of life’s treasures; you can see so many different species of bird'

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Most people are content to get by with one trade or profession, but Tom Cuffe’s CV has a whole medley of colourful and intriguing jobs including photographing birds, devising his own pieces of modular origami, and exploring family history.

Testing times for US and Brexit, but we have some excellent rugby to enjoy

As I am compiling this weekly column for the Advertiser, people in the US are voting in the mid-term elections for both the House of Representatives and the Senate. So by the time my column appears the results will be fully out. I hope that the polls which are forecasting Democratic wins in the House of Representatives are correct, but of course our belief in polls has run low. President Trump has put a huge effort into shoring up the Republican seats in both the Congress and the Senate, and he has campaigned tirelessly for the last 10 days hoping to consolidate the Republican vote. It seems that the US is viewing these mid-term elections as a referendum on President Trump and his handling of the US. So it will be very intriguing to see the results and to see whether the Democrats will come back in charge of the House of Representatives.

Let’s savour all this maroon success

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About 20 years ago, Cesare Menotti, the chain-smoking slick-haired manager of the Argentina team which won the 1978 World Cup in front of their own frenzied fans, was asked about what was the biggest influence on his career.

Let’s savour all this maroon success

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About 20 years ago, Cesare Menotti, the chain-smoking slick-haired manager of the Argentina team which won the 1978 World Cup in front of their own frenzied fans, was asked about what was the biggest influence on his career.

Galway gymnasts qualify for European championships

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Four Galway girls have made an historic breakthrough in gymnastics, qualifying for the 2018 European Women's Artistic Gymnastics Championships.

'Til They're All Broken - Galway gig

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GALWAY TRIO 'Til They're All Broken fuse vocal led funk-rock stylings, a dose of instrumental jazz, and a dollop of world music, as the ciuty will hear when they play live next week.

Butler takes top honours at Connacht Rugby awards

Jarrad Butler took top honours in this year's Connacht Rugby awards, winning the coveted Players' Player of the Year Award.

'I always try to deal with serious issues with humour'

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Among the many fine writers coming to Galway for the Cúirt International Festival of Literature is Mexican novelist Juan Pablo Villalobos. The author of three bitingly funny books, Down The Rabbit Hole, Quesadillas, and I’ll Sell You A Dog, he delivers sharply satirical, sometimes surreal, depictions of Mexico’s political and economic instability and inequity, and its crime problems.

Get your feed of live sport and music at The Snug

With an extensive range of premium wines, gins and Irish whiskey, two beer gardens and a constant stream of live music and sport, The Snug Bar is the ideal venue to unwind and have a good time this weekend.

 

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