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Galway fire fighters pose for Cystic Fibrosis Galway

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Alan Chanter and his colleagues at Galway Fire Station presented a cheque for €14,240 to PJ Kavanagh, the treasurer of Cystic Fibrosis Galway, the proceeds from the sale of a charity calendar.

St Patrick's Day 1921 — murder and mayhem in Clifden

Just before 6am on St Patrick's Day 1921, Monsignor McAlpine, the Catholic parish priest of Clifden, Co Galway, was woken by loud banging on his door. “For God's sake, Canon, come down - the town is ablaze.”

Eight tips for job interviews

— Think and talk through beforehand what you’d like to say, but avoid any temptation to learn answers off by rote. Rehearsed answers will lack passion and authenticity, and create a new pressure for you on the day as you try to remember what you’ve learned. Trust that your natural flow will click in and serve you much better than learning off your answers.

Three year ban for drunk driver

A Ballindine man was convicted of drink driving and given a three-year driving ban at Claremorris District Court this week.

Mayo Peace Park unveiling special commemorative plaque

This Sunday, May 29, at Mayo Peace Park, Castlebar, there will be an unveiling of a special plaque commemorating three Mayo soldiers by John Rabbette.

Kilkenny to benefit from €500k broadband investment

Irish wireless broadband provider, Ripplecom has announced that it is investing €500,000 in its national broadband network infrastructure before the end of 2010.

American athletics coach to give insight into preparation of top athletes

A 70 year-old Co Mayo man, who has coached 26 Olympic athletes in a glorious athletics career stretching over four decades, is to give an insight into preparation of top athletes in an informative and practical seminar.

A compelling read from Dan O’Neill

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Maybe not a lot of people know it, certainly not a lot of my generation, but it’s a fact – when Louth won the All-Ireland football title in 1957, there were two Mayo men on the team. And the two of them – Dan O’Neill and Seamie O’Donnell – actually played the entire second-half at midfield together, after Seamie moved out there from the half-forward line. Together, they drove Louth forward in what was a titanic struggle and, with their help, the Wee County’s perseverance paid off. Sean Cunningham scored a late goal to help them overcome Cork in the final that saw Padraig Harrington’s father, Paddy (since passed away, RIP) lose his second All-Ireland final on the trot.


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