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One Christmas many moons ago (circa 12 year worth of moons) a friend gave me The Four Hour Work Week, by Tim Ferriss, and it set my head spinning, writes Liam Horan, Career Coach, Sli Nua Careers.
Look after the little things in life. Because one day the time will come when you realise they are the big things.
Operating for nine consecutive days this year, the magical Christmas market experience in the Civic Square is proving to be a festive success with locals savouring the atmosphere at the numerous trading stalls.
The festive season may be a time for tradition but there is never just one way to decorate your Christmas dining table.
There are certain scents that inevitably trigger memories of Christmases past. The smells of Christmas are every bit as important as the sights and sounds, and one of the finest olfactory fixes at this time of year has to be in Goya's. Come December, the usual stack of cardboard cake boxes behind the counter are cleared away to make room for the rows of fat plum puddings wearing an elegant livery of bows — red, green, and blue ribbons depending on their poundage. The aromas of citrus and spice, cinnamon and vanilla, have been bringing Christmas to life on Kirwan's Lane for many years.
Ireland will generate approximately 90,000 tonnes of packaging waste this Christmas. With this figure in mind, here are some tips for a sustainable and climate friendly festive season.
On Christmas Day, at 2.30pm, a sung traditional Latin Mass will be celebrated in St Mary’s Church, the Claddagh, Galway. Since New Year’s Day 2012, the priests of the Institute of Christ the King have offered a weekly Sunday Mass in the Dominican Church at 2.30.
'Oh the weather outside is frightful', crooned Dean Martin and while the song is aimed at the prevailing conditions outside, the stanza could easily be applicable to the frightfulness of the throngs of stressed out shoppers looking for that perfect gift for their loved one.
IT HAS been one hell of a great year for comedy in Galway, with the team at Róisín Dubh Comedy delivering the weekly Tuesday Comedy KARLnival, featuring established and emerging joke-slingers, hosted by Karl Spain.
Despite the threatening presence of Storm Atiyah which forced stalls relocation to an indoor setting, revellers flocked to Moate Community Centre to sample the festive fare on offer at the annual Christmas markets which took place in the town on Sunday afternoon last.