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'It’s a doorway, not a crutch'

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CREATIVE ASPERGER'S is the title of a fascinating art exhibition currently running in the Galway City Library comprising portraits of famous individuals who display signs of Asperger syndrome. The work is by Jody Mullarkey who himself has Asperger syndrome and thus brings a keen personal appreciation and insight into his portrayals of the featured personalities.

‘For every illness, a herb grows nearby’

The Rub is an old herbal remedy that was in Dorrie Killeen’s grandmother’s family for generations.

‘For every illness, a herb grows nearby’

The Rub is an old herbal remedy that was in Dorrie Killeen’s grandmother’s family for generations. Dorrie’s grandmother used to say, “For every illness, a herb grows nearby.”

O’Connor only change for Elwood’s men

Johnny O’Connor will team up with Andrew Browne and Eoin McKeon in Connacht’s back row in the only change to the starting 15 for this evening’s encounter with Biarritz from the side who defeated the same opponents on a historic night in the Sportsground seven days ago. O’Connor will replace the injured Willie Fallon, who was ruled out with a fractured eye socket he picked up in that win.

Connacht anger as McCarthy heads east

Mike McCarthy’s departure to Dublin has come after repeated and concerted efforts by Leinster Rugby over a number of years.

Search for children and teenagers to star in new TV series

The search is on to find a young actor aged between 11 and 13 to play the lead role alongside Chris O’Dowd (Bridesmaids/The IT Crowd) in a new project.

It was another great few days of football at home last weekend

I was at the two under 21 semi-finals in McHale Park last Friday evening. It was a wonderful evening for football and the football on view was good too. The first game between Aughamore and the combined forces of Hollymount and Carramore had a dramatic finish. For long periods Aughamore looked the dominant side and appeared to be cruising to a fairly comfortable victory, but the Holly/Carra boys never stopped believing in themselves and persevered right to the very end. They finished strongly, eventually winning by two points. The Aughamore boys appeared shocked that they had not managed to close out the game and they will scratch their heads for a while yet wondering how they managed to let this one slip away.

Final four to illuminate McHale Park tonight

Castlebar is a long way from the Friday Night Lights of Texas High School football which was the background to HG Bissinger’s seminal 1990 book of the same name. But Castlebar will play host to Mayo’s own underage showdowns under the glare of the floodlights this evening with both semi-finals in the Mayo u21A championship down for decision.

The Soap Box – A regular column in which readers tell us about what matters to them....

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The ISPCC website features the heartbreaking story of Holly (15). After months of suffering at the hands of bullies at school and on a social networking site she plucked up the courage to contact the Childline One to One instant messaging service and admit that she was finding it hard to cope. Holly had her hair pulled and her lunch taken. She was being threatened and called names. Worst of all she was feeling isolated, scared and lonely as her former friends no longer talked to her.

Full winter line up at the Museum of Country Life

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