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Cavendish Lane and Spencer Street – Castlebar street names

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Anyone who has watched 'The Duchess', the 2008 film adaptation of Amanda Foreman's excellent biography of Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire, will be aware of the sad parallels between the life of Georgiana and Lady Diana Spencer. Georgiana's maiden name was Spencer; she was Diana's four times great aunt. Spencer Street, Spencer Park and the former Spencer Park House took their names from the Spencer family. In 1781, Lady Lavinia Bingham, daughter of Charles Bingham, 1st Earl of Lucan, married George Spencer, 2nd Earl Spencer. George was Georgiana's brother.

Town Hall to stage world premiere of Mairéad Folan’s Luke

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THE WORLD premiere of Luke, written by Mairéad Folan, directed by Diarmuid de Faoite,and with dramaturgy by Little John Nee, takes place in the Town Hall Theatre from Thursday March 31 to Saturday April 2.

Kerry edge Mayo after enthralling league encounter

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The torrential rain that poured down in the late afternoon in Tralee didn’t dampen the spirits of the large crowd who snaked along the outside of the ground in the effort to get a seat in the stand in Austin Stack Park.

Inaugural visit to Shannon Airport for new US Ambassador to Ireland

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Shannon Group today welcomed the new US Ambassador to Ireland in what was her inaugural visit to Shannon Airport since presenting her credentials to President Michael D Higgins earlier this month.

The real worry about Sinn Féin

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The recent Claire Byrne Live special, in which audience members were invited to put their furrowed brows on display, and share with the nation their hesitations about voting Sinn Féin, was, you can be sure, the opening salvo in what will be a relentless attempt by the media to shore up support for Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael, and the Greens.

Rhiannon Giddens headlines new music series on TG4 player

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GRAMMY-AWARD winning American musician, Rhiannon Giddens, will be among the performers in a new music series, which launches on Friday February 11, on the TG4 Player.

Leitir Mór suffer cruel final defeat

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A truly incredible Connacht Intermediate Club final, dripping with drama from start to finish, culminated in bitter disappointment for Naomh Anna, Leitir Mór. Deep into extra-time it appeared that substitute Myles MacDonnacha’s remarkable point would be the pivotal score.

Tenant Purchase Scheme changes for council housing welcomed by Senator Ollie Crowe

Fianna Fáil Senator Ollie Crowe has welcomed new changes to the Tenant Purchase Scheme which have been introduced by the Housing Minister and will come into effect from February 1.

Fishing and cooking as Neven Maguire heads to Galway on his seafood trail

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Galway and the west features prominently next Wednesday (January 19) when Neven Maguire presents an episode of Neven’s Irish Seafood Trails, in which he travels around Ireland meeting some of the producers and chefs who are responsible for Ireland’s great seafood reputation.

Mentalist Keith Barry preparing to reconnect with Midlands audience

A magical, mystical and emotional mentalism show, packed with mind-reading, audience participation and laughter, Keith Barry will perform his Reconnected show in the Radisson Hotel, Athlone, on January 8, 2022.

 

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