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Hotel Meyrick hosts ‘An Evening Of Timeless Elegance’

On Thursday October 18 Hotel Meyrick will host a wedding showcase like no other. The event, aptly titled ‘An Evening of Timeless Elegance’ will give intending brides and brooms a real insight into what their fantasy wedding can be like with elegant surroundings in a hotel renowned for its quality and service, as it celebrates 160 years of exquisite service for its clients, in the heart of Galway.

Lissoy Rose Aisling sets off for Tralee

“I’m such a lucky girl; I’m still in shock that I’m going to Tralee,” is the reaction of Westmeath Rose Aisling Baker to her participation in next week’s Rose of Tralee festival.

The Maamtrasna Murders, August 17 1882

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Early on Friday August 18 1882, John Collins, a tenant farmer, having heard disturbances during the night coming from his neighbours’ house, the Joyces, went to check if all was well. He must have feared the worst because he brought with him two neighbours, Mary and Margaret O’Brien. They discovered an appalling sight. Even today, when our senses have been hardened by so many atrocities, it was a scene of savage murder that cried to heaven. No mercy was shown to this unfortunate family.

 

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