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Mayo hoteliers urge government to address tourism crisis

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Hotel and guesthouse owners in Mayo and across the country are calling on the Government to introduce measures that will tackle the catastrophic crisis facing many businesses due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Connacht players set to depart as new squad takes shape

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A host of players are set to leave Connacht Rugby, following Robin Copeland's announced departure to France this week.

The Fureys announce Roscommon Arts Centre autumn date

As the phased pathway to post lockdown life commences on May 18, Irish folk group, The Fureys have announced a live autumn date in the Roscommon Arts Centre.

Galway must prioritise pedestrian and cycling facilities to meet challenges of post-Covid19 society

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"When Autumn comes and more workplaces are open alongside schools and colleges we need to have increased walking and cycling for transport to work in this city. This will be needed alongside adapted but reliable public transport and personal car use, or we may be facing transport issues like we've never seen before."

Galway Film Fleadh 2020 to go online in July

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FOLLOWING THE Government announcement that cinemas will remain closed until August 10, and large gatherings will not be permitted for some time, the Galway Film Fleadh has decided to move its 2020 festival online.

What Do You Mean You Haven't Read...?

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Leo Moran, singer-songwriter

Athlone Chamber of Commerce lauds cross sector business support ethos

The noticeable cross sector support which local businesses are engendering within the present COVID-19 pandemic has been lauded by the Athlone Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Tide lines play Róisín Dubh in November

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TIDE LINES are the coming force in Scottish music. In 2019 they won The Rising Sound Of Scotland title at the Scottish Music Awards, and in March performed to 67,000 people at Edinburgh’s Murrayfield stadium ahead of Scotland's victory over France in the Six Nations.

Dubliners watched the romancing of WB Yeats with glee

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The final curtain came down on the relationship between Annie Horniman and the Abbey Theatre in the days following the death of Edward VII on May 6 1910. It was customary that on the death of a British monarch all theatres would close as a mark of respect. Dublin theatres were expected to uphold that tradition, and indeed they did, the only exception on this occasion was the Abbey Theatre.

Post Covid-19 —working with and not against nature

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Has the planet declared war on humanity over the last year? It certainly seems so as we witness one destructive storm after another in Ireland, heatwaves across Europe and southern Africa, hurricanes leaving trails of destruction from the Bahamas to Mexico, wildfires from Greenland and Siberia to Australia, melting ice from Antarctica to the Arctic, droughts in India, locust swarms in east Africa, increasing acidification of the oceans leading to the loss of a third of the largest structure on earth (Great Barrier Reef), city dwellers dying from poisonous air, flooding at crisis levels on every continent, soils becoming less fertile, and birds disappearing from the skies, insects from the fields and fish from the oceans.

 

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