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Kinvara's kaleidoscopic exhibition

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A KALEIDOSCOPE of colour, form, and styles will be on display at the Courthouse Gallery in Kinvara, for the, appropriately named, Kaleidoscope exhibition featuring work by Lily Johnston and James Dorrian.

‘Where I grew up they didn’t teach soul violin, so I combined my two loves’

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THE STORY is well known - but only to an extent. Before she became Joan As Policewoman, she was a member of The Dambuilders, Black Beetle, and then Antony and The Johnsons. What is less remarked on, yet perhaps more crucial to her development as an artist and musician, was her time as a classical violinist.

Athlone native on the crest of a working wave across the ocean

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Three coats of blue gloss and an understanding

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I always loved this time of year as a child. All winter long, the three lake boats which we had on Lough Mask would lie as part of the winter furniture — a plaything for my childhood. October to February was their hibernation, a chance for them to drip dry over the dark months, to enjoy life on land. A chance for the floorboards, probably sodden in water all summer, to dry in the shed, alongside the oars. To have a timbered chat with each other about the adventures that they'd had all year, the rocks they'd have run aground, the stories they'd have heard, the secrets shared between anglers and gillies, the dying fish which breathed last on the thin ribs beneath the floorboards.

Western anglers welcome Government's u-turn on pike protection

A lengthy campaign by anglers to protect Lough Corrib's wild trout against pike has succeeded.

Ballyglass RNLI to name new inshore lifeboat Clann Lir

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A new D class lifeboat for Ballyglass RNLI is to be officially named Clann Lir, during a ceremony at the inshore lifeboat station at 2pm on Saturday. The lifeboat, which went into service earlier this year, has been funded by a donation from the Central Bank of Ireland.

New fisheries campaign aimed at trout anglers during Mayfly season

Inland Fisheries Ireland recently announced the launch of a new campaign, ‘Operation Ephemera’, which is designed to alert anglers to the intensification of efforts to detect those who either take undersize trout or more trout than the rules allow.

Division one title race goes down to the wire

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The race for the Masters division one title is going right down to the wire next week as Manulla and Ballina Town sit joint top of the table with just one game to go after Castlebar Celtic shocked the defending champions on Wednesday night.

The ring on her finger told a different story

When Sheron Boyle was researching her family’s history she often wondered why her grandmother Margaret (nee Martin), who had emigrated to America at 20 years of age, and who seemed to be happy and settled, living close to her relatives who had gone before her, suddenly returned to her farmstead near Rockfort in Irishtown, Co Mayo.

Moy Trust takes its first steps

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Mount Falcon Estate in Ballina played host to an historic event organised by the Moy Catchment Association at the end of November.

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