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Strengthen mind and body with Ashwaganda

Ashwaganda is an ayurvedic herb often referred to as ‘Indian Ginseng’ and is part of the traditional system of healing in India.

Commemorating the Connaught Rangers mutiny - a century on

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ON SUNDAY June 27 1920, a small group of Connaught Rangers, from C Company of the 1st Battalion, based at Wellington Barracks, Jalandhar, the Punjab, announced they were refusing to obey orders.

Post Covid-19 —working with and not against nature

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Has the planet declared war on humanity over the last year? It certainly seems so as we witness one destructive storm after another in Ireland, heatwaves across Europe and southern Africa, hurricanes leaving trails of destruction from the Bahamas to Mexico, wildfires from Greenland and Siberia to Australia, melting ice from Antarctica to the Arctic, droughts in India, locust swarms in east Africa, increasing acidification of the oceans leading to the loss of a third of the largest structure on earth (Great Barrier Reef), city dwellers dying from poisonous air, flooding at crisis levels on every continent, soils becoming less fertile, and birds disappearing from the skies, insects from the fields and fish from the oceans.

The incomparable Jane Eyre

In the edition of the Galway Weekly Advertiser March 25 1843 extensive coverage is given to the funeral of George Frederick De Carteret, a young ensign in her Majesty’s 30th Regiment, who drowned when he fell into the docks on his way back to the Shambles barracks three days before. He served on the revenue cutter The Raven. After a ‘party of pleasure’ he was walking along the docks, ‘the night being pitchy dark and tempestuous’ he was blown over ‘the brink’ and drowned before his fellow officers could reach him.*

Strengthen mind and body with Ashwaganda

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Ashwaganda is an ayurvedic herb often referred to as ‘Indian Ginseng’ and is part of the traditional system of healing in India.

Uniworld Boutique River Cruises – unsurpassed luxury

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Luxury river cruise line Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection has perfected the art of luxury river cruising — the difference is in the detail.

Local writer, Mari Maxwell, selected for Words Ireland’s National Mentoring Programme

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Local writer, Mari Maxwell, has been selected by Words Ireland to receive professional literary mentoring over the next eight months from an acclaimed Irish writer.

Local writer, Mari Maxwell, selected for Words Ireland’s National Mentoring Programme

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Local writer, Mari Maxwell, has been selected by Words Ireland to receive professional literary mentoring over the next eight months from an acclaimed Irish writer.

Indian Cultural and Sports Community to mark Diwali

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The Indian Cultural and Sports Community will mark Diwali, the festival of lights, on Saturday November 2, from 5pm to 10pm in Leisureland, Salthill, with the evnet being attended by the Mayor of Galway, Cllr Mike Cubbard.

‘Stranger in a strange land’

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The Claddagh is Galway’s most historic district, its foundation pre-dating that of the city, and it has always been proud of its native traditions and identity. Yet not only is the Claddagh a vivid link to Galway’s ancient past; the Claddagh National School, with its multi-racial student population, symbolises the cosmopolitan Galway of today while preparing its pupils for the Galway of tomorrow.

 

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