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Our monstrous weather and finances

In the midst of our miserable weather, and dire financial troubles the series of ‘unfortunate’, or at least most unusual, events continued last year. Stringing them all together, as Dr Kieran Hickey does in his interesting book* reminds us that little old Ireland, blessed and loved by the saints, a ‘nation cradled in the arms of St Patrick’ (as I was taught in national school), is, alas, not excluded from strange geophysical events such as extreme weather conditions, including volcanoes and earthquakes, as we may have once believed. Although it was extremely rare for all these events to happen in the same year, I am sorry to say that having spoken to Dr Hickey this week, we’d better batten down the hatches, and prepare for a worse walloping to come. Just over 200 years ago the weather gave Mary Shelley monstrous dreams...but more of that in a moment.

Galway launch for new book on Ireland’s turbulent weather

Ireland’s turbulent weather from summer 2009 to summer 2010, which saw floods, torrential rain, and severe cold, is examined in a new book to be launched in Galway this evening.

Major meeting on family history takes place this weekend

The Western Family History Association will host the Seminar on Irish Genealogy 2010 in the Claregalway Hotel on Saturday.

Ruby Room sessions continues with R.S.A.G

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R.S.A.G. (aka Rarely Seen Above Ground, aka Jeremy Hickey) is a multi-instrumentalist hailing from the Marble city who has been making waves since 2008 with his explosive live set and a double album release, Organic Sampler – the debut which received a five star review from The Irish Times as well as gaining a Choice Music Prize nomination in the same year. Now back with his Leo Pearson produced follow-up album Be It Right Or Wrong, R.S.A.G. is sure of another busy year in 2010.

RSAG releases new album and adds Kilkenny live date

Kilkenny’s own acclaimed multi-instrumentalist and audio-visual innovator Jeremy Hickey, aka RSAG, released his second studio album last weekend.

RSAG get ready to be right

HE WAS born Jeremy Hickey, goes under the name Rarely Seen Above Ground, which is abbreviated to RSAG, and he takes the notion of ‘the one man band’ to extreme places.

Lisdowney stroll to Northern glory

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Drugs transporter to be sentenced following guilty plea

A Kilkenny roofer who transported cocaine valued at over €200,000 because of his so-called “drugs debt” to criminals, will be sentenced later by Judge Rory MacCabe.

Walsh’s wonder strike earns junior glory for Tullogher

Tullogher-Rosbercon landed their 5th Kilkenny junior hurling title as they overcame a youthful Lisdowney in a cracking junior final played in terrible conditions at Nowlan Park last Saturday.

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