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Two funerals at Menlo Castle cemetery

I have mentioned recently Sir William Wilde’s energetic guide to Lough Corrib - Its shores and Islands (published 1867), and his excitement as he and his family steamed across Ireland from Dublin, to begin their long summer holiday at their holiday home, Moytura Lodge, Cong, at the very north of the lake. From steam train to the Eglinton steamer, which left Galway every day to service the villages on the lakeshore, including Cong, the Wildes steamed passed the ancient home of the Blakes at Menlough (Menlo)* located just before the river enters the great lake.

Afro-American life in the seventies

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BASED ON the James Baldwin novel, If Beale Street Could Talk is director Barry Jenkins follow up to 2017 Oscar winner Moonlight. It was surprising to see him adapting a book considering his screenplay for Moonlight was so well received, but after seeing this film I can see why he chose this text.

'Give us the dancefloor and we’ll devastate the club'

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HIS APPETITE for music is boundless, his belief in its power as a unifying force which can cross social divisions is deeply held, and in the Electric clubnight MOVE, DJ John Daly turns that passion into practice.

It must be in the genes - Athlone family’s enduring screen presence

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Robert Grace

A medieval tale of fashion, wealth and love

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Hands up those who know who was the Coco Chanel of 15th century Galway?

Portwest to create fifty five new jobs in Westport

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Mayo based company Portwest, one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of personal protective clothing and equipment has announced the creation of 55 new jobs. Over the next four years, staff levels will increase from 75 to 130 at its head office in Westport, Co Mayo. The family-run business has been based in Westport, for over a century where the now global company is run by a trio of brothers, Cathal, Owen and Harry Hughes. The Portwest brand is sold in more than 100 countries worldwide and turnover is also expected to rise from the current level of €125 million to €250 million over the next four to five years.

STRAIGHT TALKING WITH...MARY O’Rourke

It is very difficult to start to think, talk, and write about politics at home when we have had such a weekend of terror and murder in Paris.

 

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