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Young Galway girl writes book in honour of sick cousin 

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A County Galway youngster has published her first book which was inspired by her sick cousin.

Croi charity car wash at Carnmore Cross this weekend

A charity car wash will take place at Carnmore Cross on Saturday for heart and stroke charity Croi.

Galway Theatre Festival unveils programme

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THIS EVENING at 8pm in Massimo on William Street West, will see the launch of this year’s Galway Theatre Festival which runs from Monday October 1 to Sunday 7.

Musical Mayhem @ The Crane

MUSICAL MAYHEM, a night which celebrates and promotes local talent, returns to The Crane Bar on Thursday March 1.

Salerno celebrates two important milestones this year

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A 560 pupil city secondary school will mark two very important milestones in its history this year.

Kilkenny is on a ‘winning streak’

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Kilkenny had not one, but two contestants on the Winning Streak game show last Saturday = December 3. Evelyn Dalton and Robert Falsey could not believe their luck when they were both picked to appear on the famous game show just weeks before Christmas.

Local democracy? It’s just a myth

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“The problem of power is how to achieve its responsible use rather than its irresponsible and indulgent use - of how to get men of power to live for the public rather than off the public - Robert F Kennedy

Local democracy? It’s just a myth

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“The problem of power is how to achieve its responsible use rather than its irresponsible and indulgent use - of how to get men of power to live for the public rather than off the public - Robert F Kennedy

Kick start your weekend at The Auld Shebeen

The Auld Shebeen, Moate, and Club S have a jam-packed weekend lined up.

Home thoughts from abroad

It was a twofold mission — to do the best you could for yourself and to do the best you could for the folks at home. Margaret Craven was talking about emigration from Ireland the way it used to be in the 1960s. She knows. She left her native Letterard in Connemara as a teenager. She was then Margaret Connolly and, like thousands of others of her generation, the bells of emigration were tolling for her early in her life. She was speaking in Portland in the state of Maine in America last week. She is now a state representative for the Democrats in the state parliament in Maine; next week she will almost certainly be a state senator. She has an election next Tuesday and the bells are tolling for her Republican opponent. But last Monday it was the bells in the Church of St Dominick in Portland that tolled and told the story of the Irish in the state of Maine. And it brought together many elements of the Irish diaspora.

 

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