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With the summer holidays well and truly over and autumn drawing in, now is the perfect time to slip away for that relaxing hotel break you have been promising yourself.
On Monday morning of this week Lough Ree RNLI Lifeboat volunteers were tasked by the Irish Coast Guard in Malin Head to come to the assistance of one person on board a 70 foot motorboat which had taken on a lot of water overnight in Athlone Town Marina.
On St Patrick’s Day this year, two US army veterans, Ken Mayers and Tarak Kauff, aged 82 and 77 respectively, were arrested at Shannon Airport for protesting its continued use by the American military.
Volunteers are being sought to join Ken Meyers and Tarak Kauff, two former members of the US military, and now members of the US Veterans for Peace group, on the first leg of a peace walk from Limerick to Galway.
John Gayer is a 55-year-old veterinary surgeon who lives with his wife Miriam and three children in Mayo, Ireland.
Lough Ree RNLI volunteers were called into emergency action as they responded to a call out to four people whose 37 foot boat had become grounded on the Longford shore.
At 5.14am last Saturday morning, April 28, Lough Ree RNLI were alerted by the Irish Coast Guard, after a report from a member of the public, to the possibility of someone entering the River Shannon in Athlone town.
The junior debating team from St Gerald’s College, Castlebar, are the talk of the town following their win at the recent regional final of Comórtas an Phiarsaigh, the annual competition organized by Gael Linn for second-level schools nationwide. The event took place in the McWilliam Park Hotel, Claremorris, last week.
The never ending season for successful junior soccer sides continues this weekend, when three Mayo League outfits go looking for a place in the last 16 of the FAI Junior Cup. Castlebar Celtic, Manulla, and Westport United are all in action in the last 32 of the competition and will be looking to make home advantage count.
TWENTY-NINE years later, the route directions still resonate: “You drive as far as Malin Head and reverse 10 mile”. These were given to my brother Tom in 1986 when he received an invitation to what turned out to be one of the more singular book launches he ever attended.