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‘Might you be Jackie Coogan’s brother?’

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 It was not only Winston Churchill who was cross and embarrassed at Clare Sheridan’s adventures in Moscow, London society was both alarmed and intrigued. It was surprised that a member of its upper class should have ventured alone into the viper’s nest. She was invited to balls and receptions mainly as a curiosity. One hostess told her outright that she was nothing but ‘a Bolshevik’, and a suspicion persisted that she was a spy, a fact that Clare did little to contradict. But despite a critical reception on the surface, her book From Mayfair to Moscow* was eagerly snapped up.

How the Bolsheviks got one up on Churchill

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Even among the supreme leaders of Soviet Russia in the 1920s there was fear. When Clare Sheridan, the sculptor who spent her latter years in Galway, was leaving the Moscow War Ministry late one night accompanied by the powerful head of the Red Army and Commissar for Military Affairs, Leon Trotsky, armed soldiers on the bridge at the Neva, stood out on the road, and stopped their car.

Ambitious Leisureland and Salthill Park renovations will have public consultation

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Galway City Council will carry out consultation with local groups, residents, and stakeholders, about plans to carry out extensive, and ambitious, refurbishments at Leisureland and Salthill Park.

Shaping the world through travel

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Representatives of the pub, restaurant, and hotel trades will come before the Oireachtas Tourism Committee this week to outline the effects of the pandemic on their industries.

Joe Rooney and a Christmas comedy cabaret

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LAUGHTER AND craic in the (socially distanced) company of other people awaits on Tuesday, December 15, when Joe Rooney of Father Ted and Kilnascully fame, performs at Massimo.

So There I Was: Saint Petersburg

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Travelling abroad in 2020 has pretty much been a no go option for most of us due to the pandemic. No doubt our travelling itches are growing more irritable by the day so Matt Cassidy is here to provide a few suggestions on where we should go next year (fingers crossed). Here he is on his final leg of his Russian journey in Saint Petersburg.

So there I was; Moscow

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With the huge attention it garnered from hosting the 2018 FIFA World Cup along with the tens of thousands of fans that flocked to the largest country on the planet, a trip to Russia does not hold quite the mystery (or fear) as it once did for many.

So There I Was: Saint Petersburg

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Matt Cassidy is back again on his final leg of his Russian journey says you should check out its second city; Saint Petersburg.

So there I was; Moscow

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Travelling abroad in 2020 has pretty much been a no go option for most of us due to the pandemic. No doubt our travelling itches are growing more irritable by the day so Matt Cassidy is here to provide a few suggestions on where we should go next year (fingers crossed).

Is Galway’s Extinction Rebellion extinct?

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Is Galway’s Extinction Rebellion extinct? Has it fallen victim to Covid-19 or is its silence political due to the Greens going into Government?

 

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