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Inspirational global figures for Ballina peace events

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A lecture on the theme of women in peace, delivered by former president of Ireland and world renowned social campaigner, Mary Robinson, is to be beamed live from South Africa to her native Ballina on Tuesday.

Jaime Nanci - singin’ the Nina Simone blues

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SHE CROONED confidently how ‘My baby just cares for me’; raged against racism and killings of African-Americans in ‘Mississippi Goddamn’, turned a song from a musical, ‘Ain’t Got No, I Got Life’ into a cry of black pride, and penned her own civil rights anthem in ‘To Be Young Gifted, and Black’.

Volvo Race stopover can transform Ireland

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A “global village” will be at heart of next year’s Volvo Ocean Race stopover in Galway with business opportunities a new priority for the organisers.

Moatrix Festival returns for a second year

The Moatrix Festival, which is now in its second year, is an action packed charity weekend for all the family, with up to 10 bands each day and six singer/songwriters playing between bands. The festval will take place in Don’s Bar, Moate on Saturday August 28 and Sunday August 29 from midday to midnight, and will include outdoor bars, the live music, and a huge BBQ.

Irish businesses back Ireland’s Volvo entry

Just a week before the world’s greatest ocean race begins, Ireland’s entry, the Green Dragon, has been handed a major financial boost.

Mission accomplished for the Green Dragon

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The Green Dragon sailed into Capetown earlier this week having achieved its first objective - a podium finish.

After weeks of freeze-dried, it’s food, glorious food

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The Green Dragon arrived in Capetown this week to be greeted by some familiar smells of Ireland.

Green Team take one step closer to Galway

Pirates, debris, and hassling fishermen are some of the new dangers Ireland's Green Dragon and the Volvo Ocean fleet face as they head to India on the next leg of the round the world race.

Local priest faces the Dragon

Ireland’s Green Dragon met some friendly faces in Capetown recently, including Galwayman Fr Padraic Naughton.

Lynch takes the plunge

In Alicante it was Tom Roche of the National Toll Roads, and on Saturday in Capetown it was the turn of Galway solicitor Brian Lynch to take the plunge.

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