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Why the 1798 Rebellion is the 'pivotal point' in Irish history

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IN 1798 three major ideas erupted into Irish politics and thought – Irish Protestants created Irish Republicanism and asserted that Irish people had the right to self-determination; and that Irishness itself could – should – be a broad and inclusive identity.

118th outlet as Supermac’s opens tomorrow in Wexford

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Ireland’s largest group of family restaurants, Supermac’s, will open its first outlet in Co Wexford this coming Friday (June 28). The company has 117 outlets throughout the country and is set to open its 118th in Larkins Cross. The new outlet will be operated by Paul O’ Brien, who also holds franchises for Carlow and Killarney.

The life affirming power of music

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CLASSICAL MUSIC concerts have always formed part of the Galway International Arts Festival, but this year, classical music has a notably larger, more prominent, placing. Indeed it is almost a mini-festival within the GIAF itself. "The festival is really pushing out the classic side of things this year," notes the distinguished Irish pianist Finghin Collins approvingly. "It's a wonderful thing."

Galway minors face Wexford in All-Ireland quarter-final

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As ever, the expectations are high when a county minor hurling team coached by Mattie Murphy heads into championship action, and this year is no exception.

No rest for newly-crowned James Stephens

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It is straight back into action for newly-crowned county champions James Stephens as they face Wexford’s Oulart-the Ballagh in Nowlan Park this Sunday.

Kilkenny toy shop at risk of closure

One of Kilkenny city’s toy shops is at risk of closure this week following news that Byrnes World of Wonder has gone into receivership.

Alopecia meeting in Kilkenny

The next Alopecia South East Support Group (covering Waterford, Wexford, Kilkenny and Carlow) will be held in the Aspect Hotel (Formerly Dalys Hotel) on the Ring Road, Co Kilkenny on Wednesday June 22 at 7pm.

Man dies after Carlow collision

A 29-year-old man died on Wednesday morning as a result of injuries he received in a two-car collision on Monday.

Double death crash case further adjourned

The cases against Nolan Transport and the driver of the vehicle that was involved in an accident that killed two young mothers near Thomastown in July 2007 have been further adjourned.


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