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New Range Rover Evoque wins more than fifty awards

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The Range Rover Evoque has added more awards to its portfolio, taking the total to 53 since its launch in September this year.

Brave little Otto humbly meets his Maker

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I was very impressed at the dignity and solemnity at the funeral of Otto von Hapsburg who died aged 94 years on July 4. Twelve days later he was entombed in the Imperial crypt of St Stephen's Cathedral, Vienna, with some pomp and ceremony; but his actual ‘ Three Knock’ burial was simplicity itself.

Skoda Octavia II hits 1.5 million milestone

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Skoda has built the 1,500,000th second generation Octavia. The anniversary vehicle - a white Octavia Combi of the GreenLine version - rolled off the assembly line at the company's main plant in the Czech Republic.

Europe probably has a Plan B, but does Ireland?

While it may not admit it, it is hard to imagine the EU not having a Plan B if the unthinkable - or rather not as unthinkable as it was six months ago - happens and the euro ceases to be.

Shooting the Breeze

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On Halloween night this week, Young Irish Film Makers held the premier of their latest summer production, First Confession, in Kilkenny’s Set Theatre.

Communism, NAMA, cutting edge art – TULCA visual arts festival returns

The collapse of Communism and its legacy for Eastern Europe and the implosion of the Irish economy and its ramifications for our State are two major themes which will be explored in this year’s TULCA festival.

Chico and Rita at Ballina Film Club

Chico and Rita is the next screening at Ballina Film Club on Tuesday night November 1. Set in Cuba in 1948, Chico is a young piano player with big dreams. Rita is a beautiful singer with an extraordinary voice. Music and romantic desire unites them, but their journey – in the tradition of the Latin ballad, the bolero – brings heartache and torment. From Havana to New York, Paris, Hollywood and Las Vegas, two passionate individuals battle impossible odds to unite in music and love. Oscar-winning director Fernando Trueba (Belle Epoque) and Catalan designer Javier Mariscal create a passionate, animated Cuban love story. Admission is €5.

Mayo businesses urged to look at public procurement options

November’s Mayo Open Coffee Club meeting will take place on Wednesday November 2 at 11am in the TF Royal Hotel, Castlebar, and this month the club will be focusing on the Public Procurement Process. Annually the market for public procurement in the EU amounts to approximately €1,800 billion.

Ballina Arts Centre present Forgotten a powerful piece of theatre

On Friday November 4, at 8pm, Ballina Arts Centre will present Fishamble Theatre Company’s Forgotten, a powerful piece of theatre written and performed by Pat Kinevane.

Marketa Irglova plays St Nicholas’

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MARKETA IRGLOVA, who rose to prominence with her collaborations with Glen Hansard in The Swell Season and in the Oscar winning film Once, is coming to Galway.

 

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