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Micky Lavelle – The Gold King of Kolar

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Earlier this year, The Hindustan Times published an article about Tesla Motor's decision to select the upmarket Lavelle Road in Bengaluru (formerly Bangalore), India, as the location for their new office.

Galway Folk Festival 2022 reveals line-up for exciting five day showpiece event

Taking place across five days this week, the inaugural Galway Folk Festival has revealed a full line-up of exciting ticketed shows, free music trails and panel talks ahead of its June 15 opening.

McDonagh’s, a Galway treasure

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Patrick McDonagh from Galway was born in 1817 and married Sarah Cooney. They had a son Michael who married Peggy Wallace in 1870, and they in turn had a son Colman in 1875. He had a habit of whispering in people's ears and so became known as ‘Cogar’. In 1902, he moved from Carraroe to Galway and rented stores at the back of the Spanish Arch from Peter Greene. From there, he began to sell coal, carrying it on a horse and cart.

Food producers gather at The Mayo Table

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Members of the Mayo Food and Drink Network packed out Café Rua in Castlebar for the networking event entitled The Mayo Table - Mayo on the Menu.

Gospel singers and Orchestra for Claremorris Concert

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Glorious orchestral music and gospel singing will combine to mark the first concert in a number of years for both Mayo Concert Orchestra and Chapel Street Gospel Choir, who are joining forces in a not-to-be-missed heavenly performance at Claremorris Town Hall Theatre on Thursday June 2.

Hansen, Oliver and Prendergast vie for player of the year title

Connacht Rugby celebrates its annual awards on Saturday evening with nominees ranging from underage to professional level in both male and female categories.


In late November 1623, John Donne, Dean of St Paul’s Cathedral, fell ill, probably of typhus, or ‘spotted fever’, as it was called in his day. He was in his early 50s, a widower since the death of his beloved wife Anne in 1617, and the father of four daughters and a son, who carried his father’s name.

The attack on Clifden, ‘something of this sort…’

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Under the heading ‘Panic in the town last night’ The Connacht Tribune told the story of the attack on Clifden on March 19 1921: ‘Following the shooting of RIC Constable Reynolds, and the wounding of Constable Sweeney (who was to die from his wounds some hours later), at Clifden last night, panic reigned in the town and nine of the principal houses were burned.

Two worlds collide as Kilbane releases 'Amazing Grace/House of the Rising Sun'

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Achill’s James Kilbane is back with a bang and has released an exciting new version of a traditional hymn, but with an exceptionally shady twist

Register of Births and Deaths – Castlebar fraud

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In 1862 a Poor Law Inquiry was held at Castlebar into two serious allegations against Dr John Carter Barrett, Medical Officer at Castlebar Workhouse. Workhouse inmate Mary Howard alleged that Barrett had unlawful sexual intercourse with her.


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