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Cohesive approach necessary to address persistent Shannon Callows flooding issues

A cohesive and co-ordinated approach is of the essence to ensure maintenance of the River Shannon as flood waters continue to detrimentally impact upon the lives of communities dwelling in close proximity to the waterway.

Storms remain most prevalent as contentious Oireachtas Golf Society outing evokes much anger

So, there was Storm Ellen five days ago. As I am writing this, we are living through Storm Francis.

Ballina features in Fleadh Cheoil 1995-2000 on TG4

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A six part series started on TG4 last Sunday tracing some of the historic highs of Fleadh Cheoils from 1995 TO 2000 and also included in the series, will be the two years in the 1990s when the Fleadh came to Ballina.

Wash your hands for Francis' Soap Shop's third birthday

These are unusual times with Government restrictions limiting trips outside to food shopping and brief exercise within 2km of our homes. These changes to our everyday lives can be tough on the mind, body, and soul, but celebrating its third birthday, Francis' Soap Shop has some tips and products for customers to help the relax during the lockdown.

Wash your hands for Francis' Soap Shop's third birthday

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These are unusual times in which we live with Government restrictions limiting forages outside for shopping and exercise within 2km of our homes. These changes to our everyday lives can be tough on the mind, body, and soul but celebrating its third birthday, Francis Soap Shop has some tips and products for customers to help the relax during the lockdown.

It is vital to see a meaning in self-isolation, say Poor Clares

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As always, in a time of crisis, people look to the Poor Clares to help with their prayers. In addition, in the current situation, it has struck people that this is a community of women who are living in a sort of self isolation – by choice. How do they cope with this and how are they coping now?

Knock Shrine invited to participate in special Mass in St Peter’s Basilica

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The visit of His Holiness Pope Francis to Knock Shrine in August 2018 as part of the celebration of the World Meeting of Families is warmly remembered by the thousands of pilgrims who gathered to greet him on that occasion.

Live shows this Christmas at Garbo’s

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Garbo's has a  number of great shows coming up this Christmas season.

Treat yourself to an Atlantic break at the Cliffs of Moher Hotel

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There is something wonderful about seaside villages — and it all comes down to the soundscape. My fascination with that noise began with a reading of E. Annie Proulx’s wonderful book The Shipping News which brought the reader into that space where the crashing Atlantic against the rocks of Newfoundland became a character in the narrative. And so it is here in Liscannor, this beautiful space looking out on that same ocean, where the sound of the waves plays an equal part of everyday life.

World has changed a lot since I became bishop, says Kirby in welcome to successor

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At the time of my appointment as bishop in April 1988, Ronald Reagan was President of the U.S.A. Mikael Gorbachev was in charge of the U.S.S.R. and the Berlin Wall looked impregnable. As all these have changed, it is inevitable that there is a change in Clonfert as well! After a little over 31 years since my appointment as Bishop of Clonfert, I am happy that Pope Francis has today accepted my resignation. The good news is that, despite the prognostications of some, the diocese will continue to have its own identity and its own bishop. Moladh go deo le Dia.

 

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