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Sales of fruit and vegetables enjoy massive jump since new year

New sales data for the first quarter of 2021, published by leading Irish retail group BWG Foods, shows that Irish consumers have embraced a healthier New Year by consuming record levels of fruit and vegetables.

MacNeill feared a bloodbath if unarmed Volunteers came out

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‘How did the Germans receive our plans? With polite incredulity’…..wrote Liam Ó Briain, the Galway professor who took part in the 1916 Rising, ‘ignorant of Ireland they viewed us as forlorn visionaries, and even doubted whether we would be rash enough to challenge the armed might of England’.

GAA community spirit evident during Westmeath Movathon Challenge

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The weather Gods smiled on the organisers and participants in the Westmeath Lake County Movathon Challenge this Easter weekend with clubs and individuals making maximum use of the beautiful weather.

Ireland could have been a world war battlefield

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In the early hours of Friday April 21 1916, two days before the Easter Rising was scheduled to begin, a German submarine surfaced off the Kerry coast, and three men set out for the shore in a small dinghy. On board were Sir Roger Casement, and two other men Robert Monteith and Daniel Bailey. As they neared the shore the dinghy capsized, and the men arrived on Banna Strand in Tralee Bay, drenched and exhausted.

News in Brief - Around the county

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Take a quick tour though what's been going on around Mayo in our News in Breif section. 

Looking forward to the winter of our discontent made glorious summer

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Enjoy Easter Sunday at home with the Maldron Hotel

Celebrate Easter Sunday with a delectable three course meal from Maldron Hotel Sandy Road Galway. Save the stress and dirty dishes, and enjoy the precious time together in the comfort of your home without the price tag.

Galway Sinn Féin to hold Easter Rising online commemoration

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The 105th anniversary of the Easter Rising of 1916 will be commemorated online this year as last year by Galway Sinn Féin.

Athlone Castle Visitor Centre to host virtual Easter extravaganza

Athlone Castle Visitor Centre will once again go virtual for an Easter extravaganza event.

Collective spirit to the fore as Garrycastle GAA host fundraiseresty Spring lamb with cannellini beans a must this Easter Sunday

The collective spirit of the Garrycastle GAA community was to the fore this past weekend as club members gathered in unison to complete ‘Timpeall Na Tire’, a fundraising initiative which raised much needed monies for both Athlone Meals and Wheels and Croí.

 

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