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Research appeal for help in finding Irish suffragette objects

A researcher is currently undertaking a nationwide public appeal for information on surviving objects related to the Irish women suffragists who fought for the right to vote nationally almost a hundred years ago. Donna Gilligan is a museum archaeologist and material culture historian who is compiling a research thesis on the visual and material culture of the Irish women’s suffrage movement. The year 2018 will mark the centenary of the first granting of the right of national vote to Irish women.

DNG Lyons & Bracken celebrate success

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The team at DNG Lyons & Bracken in Athenry are celebrating yet another very successfully year with the value of property sold since they opened their doors now approaching €80 million, which by any standards represents serious delivery to their vendors.

After 2015, an uncertain future awaits the political parties

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As the festive season approaches it is not only turkeys which are facing an uncertain future; politicians are also of a nervous disposition as they face the verdict of the electorate in the early weeks of the New Year.

Fine Gael/Labour the most likely victors of Election 2016

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With summer upon us and the political season drawing to a close, it is an opportune time for Insider to take the political temperature and to speculate about what may lie ahead. This review is of course given an added edge by the fact that, at some point in the next nine months or so, what is likely to one of the most unpredictable general elections in the history of the State will be held.

New Fiat Aegea debuts at Istanbul Motor Show

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The new FIAT compact sedan debuted last week at the Istanbul Motor Show and the Italian carmaker really needs something new to add to its successful 500 range.

What the butler knows — Savoy head butler to tell all at Meyrick evening

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With television series such as Downton Abbey and Mr Selfridge highlighting the role of butlers in the service industry, the question begs, What secrets does a hotel butler keep? In keeping with its tradition for quality service, the Hotel Meyrick will host an evening with Head Butler from the Savoy Hotel London, Sean Davoren on Friday, March 28 to coincide with the launch of its newly refurbished ground floor facilities.

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THE BEATLES sang ‘Let It Be’ but the artist collective Angry Hammers instead say Let There Be which is also the title of their new exhibition.

A Valentine’s night concert

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MAKE A date with Music for Galway for a Valentine’s night concert, featuring a leading Italian pianist seeking to capture the music, art, and romance of Paris in the early 1900s.

Council strike suspended pending Labour Court decision

A threatened strike by Mayo County Council’s outdoor staff which could have had a serious impact on the provision of services in the county has been called off, pending a Labour Court hearing.

Lahardane community commended for Titanic remembrance

There was praise from all political quarters this week for the work carried out by all those involved in the recent Titanic commemorations in Lahardane. Fianna Fáil councillor Blackie Gavin told the meeting: “The memorial park is a fantastic achievement by all involved and is something that everybody will have to see.”

 

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