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Centenarian extraordinaire —  Phyllis Furness celebrates one hundredth birthday

Recently Phyl Furness, one of the best known personalities in Oughterard, celebrated her 100th birthday.

Donal O’Kelly sets sail again with Catalpa

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WRITER/PERFORMER Donal O’Kelly is taking to the theatrical high seas again with one of his most celebrated plays, Catalpa, which hoves to at the Town Hall Theatre on Saturday February 7.

When it is club v country in the GAA club always wins

A few weeks ago before the county final between Castlebar Mitchels and Ballintubber I envisaged a predicament that Cillian O’Connor could find himself in. I thought nothing of it at the time because I expected Castlebar to retain the Moclair Cup. O’Connor was at the final stages of the trials for the International Rules team, with his skill set and physical attributes I have no doubt he would have been on Paul Early's panel. When Ballintubber won the county final I immediately thought of O’Connor and the predicament, club versus country? It was simple; he was going nowhere and immediately pulled out of the Irish set up to give his full attention to his club.

Lady Rachel Dudley- a superwoman of her time

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There is a sad little story told by one of the so called Lady Dudley Nurses in Carna shortly after the nursing scheme had been introduced in 1903. A nurse had been attending a sick child for some time. The child had suffered, but was getting better. One day the nurse brought her a doll, with a smiley face, and nice clothes. The girl had never seen a doll before. She held it in awe and with gentleness. But the next time the nurse visited the house the child was in despair. “Oh nurse,” she cried, “the little one hasn’t eaten a thing since you were here and I am afraid she will die, and I’ll be sick again wanting her back”...

Fregoli’s Home run

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FREGOLI THEATRE Company graces the Town Hall Theatre stage next week with the play Home, described by Irish Theatre Magazine as “vibrant and heart-wrenching”.

Commander Bill King - a legend in his lifetime

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Last Friday, September 21, Commander Bill King passed away surrounded by his adoring family at Oranmore Castle, aged 102 years. It is often said that a man was a legend in his life time, but no man truly deserved that accolade more than the late commander.

The numbers that sum up modern smalltown Ireland

In a town I know quite well, these are the numbers that are resonating this week. Not because some local octogenarian who spends €10 a week on her lucky dip has won some obscene amount of money. No, the number resonates the opposite of joy. These are the numbers that represent the new reality in small towns like the one I am referring to.

Connacht’s hour comes tonight

It is the biggest day in Connacht’s history. After 15 seasons of Amlin Cup rugby, during which time the ultimate goal has always been to play Heineken Cup rugby, the day has finally arrived.

Connacht’s hour comes tonight

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It is the biggest day in Connacht’s history. After 15 seasons of Amlin Cup rugby, during which time the ultimate goal has always been to play Heineken Cup rugby, the day has finally arrived.

Connacht’s hour comes tomorrow at the Stoop

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It is the biggest day in Connacht’s history. After 15 seasons of Amlin Cup rugby, during which time the ultimate goal has always been to play Heineken Cup rugby, the day has finally arrived.

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