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First Independent Mayo reveals election candidate shortlist

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First Independent Mayo, the coalition of community groups that is planning to run an Independent candidate in Mayo in the next General Election, has unveiled its short list of seven potential candidates.

Hollymount’s Martina is named Mayo's Inspirational Woman 2015

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Hollymount woman Martina Jennings was named Mayo’s Inspirational Woman 2015 at a sold-out gala event in the Royal Theatre Hotel, Castlebar, on Tuesday night.

Five Irish premieres for Galway Film Fleadh

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NEXT MONTH’S Galway Film Fleadh will host the premieres of five new Irish films - Patrick’s Day, The Canal, Gold, A Nightingale Falling, and An Bronntanas.

Listening - one of the secrets of parenting teens

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What traits would you like to pass on to your children? Strength of purpose, determination, respect for others, a love of life?

The French connection: A queen’s portrait

Patrick French of Drumharsna Castle, near the village of Kiltartan, died in 1748. His widow, Catherine, was still living in 1768, and was named by her son Henry, who died unmarried, as one of his executors. In his will, dated January 24, 1767, Henry French of Drumharsna left

Not everybody liked Lady Gregory

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I find it hard to imagine that not everyone liked Lady Augusta Gregory of Coole Park. What few readers there are of the Diary, I am told, sigh with exasperation when they see her name appear. They know that I will eulogise endlessly about how her home at Coole became a ‘workshop’ for writers, poets and artists during those exciting days at the beginning of the last century, leading to such remarkable talents as WB Yeats, John M Synge, Sean O’Casey and others to stand as giants on the European literary stage. She was the co-founder of the Abbey Theatre, its director and organiser during its shaky early days. She was a substantial playwright, journal keeper, folklorist, scholar, etc, etc, and, in my opinion, this amazing Galway woman never got the recognition she deserved.

Rugby Cats earn silverware in entertaining Army battle

Kilkenny rugby had a somewhat dismal season with the first team losing Division 1 status and exiting the Towns Cup at the early stages. With no silverware to show for the season it looked a little bleak.

GYT present ‘modern Bonnie and Clyde’ drama Yellow Moon

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FOR THE 2010 Cúirt International Festival of Literature, Galway Youth Theatre presents the Irish premiere of Yellow Moon by award winning Scottish playwright David Greig

Johnny Finn composes soundtrack for TG4 series

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A NEW six-part nature series, Ciomhtioch Gan Cuireadh, or 'Alien Invaders' starts on TG4 tomorrow at 8.30pm and features music by Galway’s Johnny Finn.

Sister of man killed at party further remanded on bail

An 18 year-old girl who was charged in connection with the death of her brother has been further remanded on continuing bail and ordered to appear before the next sitting of Castlecomer District Court.

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