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Top European e-Scooter company Dott to roll out in Galway

Leading European e-scooter company Dott today officially announced their interest in entering the Galway market, following confirmation from Minister Eamon Ryan that e-scooters will be regulated for use on Irish roads.

US inauguration affords sense of hope as Connacht succumb in PRO14 encounter

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Buccaneers Touch Rugby reflect upon competitive tournament playing season

Buccaneers Touch Rugby members recently reflected upon a successful pandemic effected playing season during which management selected a number of accolades afforded to players for their club contributions in 2020.

The changing world of work

Up to the moment that Covid-19 blew apart the entire model by which humanity expressed itself in every aspect of our daily lived experience, nobody could have foreseen what was about to occur.

‘Music is living, growing, evolving’

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IN THE bleak midwinter of the Covid pandemic and another lockdown, there is a bright point of light - Music for Galway’s annual midwinter festival, the first major event of any year on Galway’s cultural calendar, is going ahead.

Inspiring Cambodian initiative devised by sisters as shop local spirit most prevalent

I hope some of you got to look at the wonderful games on TV over last weekend.

Champions Cup begins for Connacht against French elite

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Connacht head to France to take one of rugby's elite, Racing 92, in the opening of this season's Champions Cup.

So There I Was: Buenos Aires

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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 starts his South American adventure in Buenos Aires.

The long journey from Bowling Green was over

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The Joyces finally arrived in Zurich on 17 December 1940 exhausted after weeks of torturous negotiations with the German, Vichy-French and Swiss authorities. They had sought refuge in Switzerland during World War I, now they hoped to do so again. To add to the stress of it all they had to leave their daughter Lucia behind in a psychiatric hospital in Brittany which was behind German lines. Joyce hoped that once settled in Zurich he could use all the influence he could muster to have her follow them to safety.

Ulysses - and gun fire in Galway

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Nora’s last visit to Galway in April 1922 did not go well. Galway, as well as the country, was caught up in a deadly Civil War. The anti -Treaty forces had occupied the Connaught Rangers’ Barracks, Renmore, while the pro- Treaty forces occupied the Great Southern Hotel. The Galway to Dublin train was regularly fired upon from the barracks. There were sporadic gun fights around the Custom House, and the Masonic hall, as both sides struggled for possession. It was a dangerous time and people were fearful.

 

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