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Simplicity can be the hardest thing of all

Maybe it was all Darina Allen’s fault. For about 100 years of cooking Christmas dinners and burning turkeys, we were happy.

Ladies shine in day of Maree mixed fortunes

It was a mixed day for Maree Basketball Club on the national stage on Saturday, as the senior men went down to a third consecutive defeat in the Superleague, but the club’s senior women made it two wins from two in division one.

Kick back and relax in the ‘heel’ of Italy

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Removed from the crowds of some other Italian resorts, Puglia is essentially ‘the heel of the boot’ of Italy. Buried away in the south, it hides myriad spectacular sights, historical architecture, and beaches untouched by tourism. The choice of cities is so diverse, so let Corrib Travel help you in determining what suits your needs and the most convenient way to travel to your chosen destination

Is honesty too much to ask from politicians and ourselves?

Imagine if we had never been taught the concept of lying.

Career guidance is vital for success

Congratulations, you are going to college. Whether or not you got the course you wanted, it is essential that you make the most of this next exciting chapter.

Is your car in top form and ready for your holiday?

With the school holidays finally here, the thoughts of many families turn towards the precious annual holiday.

Album review: Saint Etienne

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THESE last few weeks I've reviewed new albums by Slowdive, The Charlatans, and The Jesus and Mary Chain, while RIDE's comeback, Weather Diaries, awaits a listen. It all leads me to ask: What year is this?

Arrivederci Ranieri - Fantasy Football February

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February is drawing to a close and out of the blue Claudio Ranieri has been given the boot. The Italian who led Leicester City to their first title in the club's history last May was sacked last night with the Foxes hovering one point above the drop zone.

Merger of Galway's local authorities a 'fait accompli'

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The amalgamation of Galway's two local authorities is a "fait accompli", and despite overwhelming opposition, a small body of prominent county councillors are urging support - or at least openness - for the proposals, arguing it could result in a better run city and stronger, more dominant, county.

Has your heart got back to normal yet?

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And breathe. There is no word in the English dictionary to describe what went on last Sunday. Mayo produced their gutsiest performance ever to snatch a draw against raging hot favourites and current champions Dublin in Croke Park in the All-Ireland final. The tone was set long before throw-in as the teams entered the field. I happened to be on the sideline doing a piece with Radio 1 as I watched Stephen Cluxton lead his team out to a deafening roar. I was left stunned to see Cillian O'Connor burst out the tunnel through the Dublin players, followed closely by Aidan O'Shea and the rest of his team mates. Misinformed initially, I was told Mayo lay in wait for Dublin to ruffle their feathers. The reason for this coming together was the fact that Dublin were meant to enter the field at 2.56 and Mayo at 2.58. This clash occurred at 3.02.


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