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'Writing is always mysterious, contradictory, revelatory‘

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LAURA CASSIDY has ambition – she is determined to do whatever it takes to become a movie star – but not only ambitions dhe believes stardom is her birthright. Yet something inside her continually thwarts her meeting her destiny.

Rising flood waters of grave concern as pathway towards Government creation yet to emerge

We’ll have to take a big gulp and try to think positively. But it is so difficult with all the troubled news around us.

Trials of Government formation as bright Spring evenings begin to emanate

Well, as I am writing this, the election logjam trundles on. As we all know, the Dáil will meet on Thursday of this week, and their first task will be the election of a Ceann Comhairle. After that then, the games will begin. It is envisaged that each of the party leaders will be proposed and seconded to be Taoiseach, and each one will fail the numbers game.

The power merchants who ruled Galway

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Under Norman rule Galway rapidly developed from an obscure village into an important seaport with trade contacts all over Europe. This transformation was entirely due to the merchant community who made themselves into an oligarchy who not only owned and directed the town’s trade, but completely controlled the municipal government, the election of mayors, and, uniquely, the appointment of priests and wardens to St Nicholas’ Collegiate church. They enjoyed total power. They lived in opulent houses, many of which had elaborately carved doorways, secure within the walls of the town, indifferent to the Gaelic natives who were kept firmly outside the gates.*

Fondly remembering a peace maker as General Election campaign gathers momentum

I must begin this column by talking about the late Seamus Mallon who passed away over the last week.

Corofin create football history as first to claim three-in-a-row

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Corofin footballers succeeded in making history when they became the first team to win three All Ireland senior club crowns in succession.

New creative enterprise hub for GMIT Cluain Mhuire campus

GMIT has welcomed an Enterprise Ireland grant of €2.7m from the Regional Enterprise Development Fund (REDF) for the Comhoibriú CLG ‘Creative Enterprise West’ (CREW) project based at GMIT’s Creative Arts and Media campus.

Knock Shrine invited to participate in special Mass in St Peter’s Basilica

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The visit of His Holiness Pope Francis to Knock Shrine in August 2018 as part of the celebration of the World Meeting of Families is warmly remembered by the thousands of pilgrims who gathered to greet him on that occasion.

Abbey Road Studios set to host weekend watercolour workshop

As part of the inclusive education programme for the current exhibition, 'LP at 20', now showing at the riverside Luan Gallery, former member of Limerick Printmakers, Mary Claire Keogh, will facilitate a Monoprint and watercolour workshop in the sister venue, Abbey Road Studios, on Saturday, January 25, from 10am to 1pm.

Latin Mass to be celebrated in Claddagh on Christmas Day

On Christmas Day, at 2.30pm, a sung traditional Latin Mass will be celebrated in St Mary’s Church, the Claddagh, Galway. Since New Year’s Day 2012, the priests of the Institute of Christ the King have offered a weekly Sunday Mass in the Dominican Church at 2.30.

 

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