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Letter to Sylvia Plath from Ted Hughes (March 1956)

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Sylvia, That night was nothing but getting to know how smooth your body is. The memory of it goes through me like brandy. If you do not come to London to me, I shall come to Cambridge to you. I shall be in London, here, until the 14th. Enjoy Paris...Ted. And bring back brandy. Two bottles.

Hugely successful auction for DNG Maxwell Heaslip & Leonard

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The veranda lounge at the Radisson Blu hotel was a hive of activity last Friday as leading local agent DNG Maxwell Heaslip & Leonard held its September auctions. As the crowd assembled from 2.30pm onwards, there was a brisk air of activity in the room from the outset. As always, the auctions are streamed live online on and and are proving popular worldwide. Friday’s auctions had viewers in locations as diverse as Qatar, Iceland, Malta, Saudi Arabia, the US, and the Bahamas, as well as throughout Ireland and the UK.

Closing date alert for specs-wearing hopefuls in Athlone

Calling all glasses aficionados in Athlone; now is your last chance to compete for the Spectacle Wearer of the Year 2014 title with the Irish winner guaranteed a spot to attend the international awards evening in London as hosted by Gok Wan, not to mention a chance to win a holiday of a lifetime to the Bahamas and €12,000 - all thanks to Specsavers.

Beach belles

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The sun is splitting the rocks. Above you is an azure sky and stretching ahead is an endless golden sandy beach.

Tricksters, undemonstrative fathers, and other stories...

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I wonder would the following story still happen in Galway today. It happened in more innocent times, in the early 1960s. A very upper class gentleman, Major Woodfall Murphy, rented Bermingham House, the great 18th century pile once owned by the barons of Athenry, on the outskirts of Tuam. The genuinely snobby Lady Molly Cusack Smith, who owned the pile, was only too glad with the promised extra lolly. To the outsider it all felt hunky-dory: One snob helping another.

Jane O’Malley @ Norman Villa

MEMORIES HOME and Abroad, the new exhibition by Canadian-Irish artist Jane O’Malley, will be officially opened in the Norman Villa Gallery, Salthill, this evening at 6pm.

Ten cruise liners expected to dock in Galway in 2012

The arrival of a record number of world-class cruise liners in Galway Harbour next summer is expected to provide a multi-million euro boost to the local economy.

Moylette gets World Championship under way today

Islandeady’s Ray Moylette will get his World Championships underway in Baku, Azerbaijan, today when he takes on Latvian Aturs Ahmetovs in the last 64 of the competition. Three wins for the St Anne’s club man who claimed the European Light Welterweight title during the summer will book his place in next year’s Olympics in London. Having won the European title Moylette has been ranked fourth by the AIBA in the World Championship, but his place in this week’s competition was only secured a few weeks ago when be defeated Irish champion Ross Hickey in a box off in the National Stadium.

LRYC Junior Sailing Summer Camp

Parents - are you ready to throw the TV out the window? This year, send them to the LRYC Junior Sailing Summer Camp, which takes place from July 4 to 22 in its fabulous location on the shores of Lough Ree.

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