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Cannon urges Portumna tourism sector to exploit local ‘Downton Abbey’ connection

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An East Galway TD is urging the tourism sector in Portumna to make use of the town’s connection to the new movie ‘Downton Abbey’.

Junior golfers excel in end of season Athlone Golf Club event

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The culmination of a successful summer of Junior Boys golf at Athlone Golf Club saw 43 youthful enthusiasts participate in a well organised competition on the scenic course as they utilised essential tips honed during their coaching mornings.

Free day out for everybody at the 50 Plus Show

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Lifestyle event for retired and older people, the 50 Plus Show, returns to The Galmont Hotel in Galway on September 3/4.

Two funerals at Menlo Castle cemetery

I have mentioned recently Sir William Wilde’s energetic guide to Lough Corrib - Its shores and Islands (published 1867), and his excitement as he and his family steamed across Ireland from Dublin, to begin their long summer holiday at their holiday home, Moytura Lodge, Cong, at the very north of the lake. From steam train to the Eglinton steamer, which left Galway every day to service the villages on the lakeshore, including Cong, the Wildes steamed passed the ancient home of the Blakes at Menlough (Menlo)* located just before the river enters the great lake.

Sir William Wilde - broken by the death of his children

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Seven years after the Mary Traver’s case, in which Sir William Wilde, a famous doctor and socialite in the Dublin of the mid 19th century, emerged legally unscathed, but socially damaged, a far worse scandal threatened to ruin his reputation entirely.

Neale man to be honoured by leading Irish community group in New Jersey

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Neale native Oliver Browne is to be honoured by a leading Irish community group in New Jersey, on the night before Mayo play New York in Gaelic Park, New York.

Close matters of the heart as quandary reigns pertaining to issues Irish rugby

Well I’m only coming together now after a very packed weekend. On Saturday, I had been invited to speak at the 30th Colmcille Winter School. The man in charge of it, Martin Egan, had emailed me in early December asking would I speak, and I agreed long before I knew the date of the Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis which was also last Saturday. Anyway, I had given my confirmation that I would be there, so of course I couldn’t break that.

'Nimmo’s Pier is one of life’s treasures; you can see so many different species of bird'

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Most people are content to get by with one trade or profession, but Tom Cuffe’s CV has a whole medley of colourful and intriguing jobs including photographing birds, devising his own pieces of modular origami, and exploring family history.

Being Nora — west loses one of its great characters

It was only about two months ago when I was sitting scribbling in a comfy chair in a corner of Renzo cafe and gallery on Eyre Street, when I looked up and saw her face looking down at me.

Being Nora — city loses one of its great characters

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It was only about two months ago when I was sitting scribbling in a comfy chair in a corner of Renzo cafe and gallery on Eyre Street, when I looked up and saw her face looking down at me.

 

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