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Oughterard woman’s book a personal pilgrimage

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Memories of a blessed childhood in Connemara and a family steeped in west of Ireland prompted Amelia Joyce to publish her first book at the age of 80. A mix of guidebook and personal journey, at the heart of My Connemara Journeys is Amelia’s undying passion for Connemara.

June 6 – The day democracy returned to Europe

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The battle for Normandy June-August 1944, launched on D-Day exactly 75 years ago, marked, after Stalingrad, the beginning of the end of Nazi Germany. It was a major battle. The Allies suffered 209,672 casualties of whom 36,796 were killed. Some 28,000 Allied airman were lost in the months preceding and during the campaign.

The ‘blue moonlight’ of Galway 1893

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Our Swedish journalist Hugo Vallentin arrived in Galway in the late summer of 1893. He had spent the previous weeks travelling through Dublin, Cork, Killarney and Limerick, assessing people’s reactions to the progress of Gladstone’s Second Home Rule act, which he believed was a question of interest to the whole ‘civilised world’.

The ‘blue moonlight’ of Galway 1893

Our Swedish journalist Hugo Vallentin arrived in Galway in the late summer of 1893. He had spent the previous weeks travelling through Dublin, Cork, Killarney and Limerick, assessing people’s reactions to the progress of Gladstone’s Second Home Rule act, which he believed was a question of interest to the whole ‘civilised world’.

Under-funded roads in West see business opportunities drive by – Rabbitte

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Fianna Fáil MEP candidate in the Midlands-North-West, Anne Rabbitte TD, has said that major under funding of the roads network in the western region is impacting on investment in the area.

Under funded roads in West see business opportunities drive by – Rabbitte

Fianna Fáil MEP candidate in the Midlands-North-West Anne Rabbitte TD has said that major under funding of the roads network in the western region is impacting on investment in the area.

Camogie final sets the scene in Croke Park

Galway will be represented in Croke Park for the league finals on Sunday with the county's senior camogie team.

Classical Treat At The Linenhall

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Chamber Philharmonic Europe performs a concert of Classical favourites at the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar on Monday March 25 at 8pm.

Tough day for St Thomas

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Ballyhale Shamrocks 2-28

Shady Customers

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Plants that thrive in the shade are often overlooked by gardeners as it’s easy to be distracted by showier individuals who need sun to do well. Most gardens have shade in some form or another though, depending on the time of day or time of year, or the particular aspect of the plot. It’s always handy to have a few shade lovers up your sleeve for these spots, so that you’re getting the most out of every inch of space. Many shade lovers tend to flower earlier in the year, as they would in their natural woodland habitat, before the leaves of the trees overhead block out whatever sunlight there is. Here are some shady customers that are looking well right about now.

 

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