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Party headquarters will listen to grassroots, says Mayo FF chairperson

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The chairperson of Fianna Fáil in Mayo says he believes there will be no overruling decree from headquarters in Dublin on who the local party should send forward for the next General Election.

Five fishermen plucked from stormy sea after trawler sinks

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Four Galway based fishermen and a Romanian crewman are making their way home after a terrifying experience when the trawler they were fishing on sank off the west coast of Scotland on Tuesday.

Managerial appointment hits the headlines

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Last night’s county board meeting of Mayo GAA took centre stage both nationally and locally following the recommendation of Noel Connelly and Pat Holmes as the new senior football managerial team last Saturday night. The handling of the appointment has been the hot topic of discussion around the country since it was announced on Saturday night.

Connaughton selected as FF candidate for by-election

 

TALKING POLITICS: Cometh the hour, cometh the man?

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Galway political anoraks will not have failed to notice how Fianna Fáil councillor Ollie Crowe has taken over from his brother, Cllr Michael J, as the ‘Face of the party in the city’, these last three years.

Broadcasting icon to officially open new Oughterard NS

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The new national school in Oughterard, designed by award-winning Simon J Kelly & Sons, will hold its official opening at 5pm on Saturday May 17.

The Conradh na Gaeilge Oireachtas and Ard-Fheis held in the Town Hall 1913

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Conradh na Gaeilge, also known as the Gaelic League, was founded by Douglas Hyde and Eoin McNeill in July 1893. Their aim was to keep the Irish language alive and preserve the Gaelic elements of Ireland’s culture. It was open to all creeds, was non-political, and accepted women on an equal basis. It used a broad approach, organising classes and competitions in Irish music, dancing, literature, and games. After a sluggish six years in existence, it suddenly morphed into a mass movement.

Closing Aran Island air service could lead to island depopulation

The PSO for the air services amounts to an annual subvention of €1,880,913 to run the flights as well as the three aerodromes on the Aran Islands and the Connemara Regional Airport in Indreabhán. Aer Arann Islands currently employs 38 full-time and two part-time staff, to run these services.

Siobhán McKenna - A legend in Irish theatre

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French soldiers in World War I carried Joan of Arc’s image into battle at Ardennes, at Charleroi, at the Marne. They wore medals bearing her face around their necks, and tucked her picture into the pockets of their uniforms.

 

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