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Westport’s barman is national cocktail champ

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A Westport bartender has shaken, stirred, and twisted up a storm with his champion cocktail creation.

Pomp and circumstance, and one unmarked grave

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On June 12 1922 a very special ceremony took place at Windsor Castle, near London. Following the establishment of the Irish Free State the previous December, five Irish regiments, including the Connaught Rangers, the Royal Irish, the Leinsters, the Munsters, and the Dublin Fusiliers, which had served the British army with exceptional valour at times, were disbanded. It was a day of special significance for both the participants and onlookers.

Ballinrobe writer launches new novel

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Well known Ballinrobe novelist and playwright Mick Donnellan has just launched a new crime caper.

From Cape to Cape in a Volkswagen Touareg

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On Sunday (September 21) three drivers set out in a Volkswagen Touareg in pursuit of a world record time over a route that connects the northern tip of Europe with the southern tip of South Africa: From North Cape to Cape Agulhas.

A Norwegian internationalist choir

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HALVFAN SVARTES Guttekor is a 16 member choir of male singers aged 30 and over from Norway, who have a truly internationalist approach to music.

Mayo physiotherapist part of Ireland backroom team for European championships

Paula O’Neill, chartered physiotherapist and owner of both the Ballinrobe Physiotherapy Clinic and Ballindine Physiotherapy Clinic, will be providing intensive physiotherapy for the Irish men’s basketball team for pre-existing and possible injuries as they embark in an intensive challenge to play a minimum of four teams in the European Basketball Championships, which take place at the end of the month in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Foxford postman to deliver to refugee camp

A postman based in Foxford whose normal run takes him to the villages of Newtown, Cloghans, and Knockmore will be undertaking a much longer delivery in the near future when he heads to Bulgaria in September this year to deliver aid to a Syrian children’s refugee camp. Brendan Medlar has volunteered to be a driver on the Communications Workers Union convoy to the camp, a 4,000 mile round trip. Mr Medlar who will be driving an An Post truck will meet with the projects partners from Eircom and will travel to the UK, where they will join a further 10 to 12 trucks for the trek across Europe to the camp.

St Gerald’s College looks to embrace the future

St Gerald’s College, Castlebar, was recently selected as one of only a select number of schools in the country to participate in a new education project, the EUFolio project. A total of 25 schools in Ireland will take part in this project alongside schools in five other European countries, Spain, Austria, Cyprus, Bulgaria, and Lithuania.

Mozart by Candlelight

MAGICAL MOZART by Candlelight, a sumptuous, fully costumed show, will immerse audiences in the classical Baroque world of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

Mayor’s Awards show that voluntary spirit is alive and well in county

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More than 250 people from community and voluntary groups from all around County Galway were honoured at the County Mayors Awards Ceremony on Tuesday in the Claregalway Hotel. The awards recognise and celebrate community and voluntary activity around County Galway. Eleven Awards were up for grabs after a public call for nominations was made back in October.


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