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Famine exhibition at Castlebar Library

Yet another history of Ireland

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SINCE THE early Irish monks began laboriously to compile the Annals of Ireland the writing of the ‘History of Ireland’ has become something of a national sport for academics, historians, retired schoolteachers, journalists, with the odd eccentric thrown in for good measure.

City family calls for deaths of Irish citizens abroad to be registered at home

A city family addressed an Oireachtas committee yesterday (Wednesday) calling on the Minister for Social Protection to amend existing legislation so that the deaths of Irish citizens abroad may be registered at home in Ireland.

Irish who die abroad refused death registration

A local Fine Gael senator wants the legislation dealing with registering the deaths of Irish people abroad to be amended so that Irish citizens who die overseas can have their deaths registered at home.

Give back voting rights to Irish emigrants

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Calling all farm women who want to go to South America

For any women in agriculture wishing to head to South America this autumn, a tour is being organised from October 9 to 22. This exciting trip to Argentina and Brazil follows the success of previous Irish Women in Agriculture tours to Australia and the USA.

Irish bank staff are world's most worried, survey finds

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Irish finance professionals are the most concerned about the current economic crisis and the future of their own jobs in a survey of 14 countries, a new report shows.

Westport ‘fantastic place to be, to live, and to visit’ — President McAleese

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The sun basked in the sky as President McAleese arrived in Westport to celebrate the picturesque town’s achievement in last year’s Tidy Towns Awards. As the Presidential cavalcade drove into the Westport Leisure Centre, a sea of decorative caricatures, flag bearing children, and bystanders who were basking in the lovely weather, greeted Mary McAleese and her husband Martin.


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