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Shrule’s Maria Walsh wins coveted Rose of Tralee place

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Shrule native Maria Walsh has been selected as one of the 23 Roses who will compete in this year’s Rose of Tralee festival in front of a television audience of more than one million people and 2,000 spectators in the famed Festival Dome.

Shrule woman is Philadelphia Rose

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Shrule woman Maria Walsh has been selected to represent the state of Philadelphia in the Rose of Tralee competition.

Shrule woman is Philadelphia Rose

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Shrule woman Maria Walsh has been selected to represent the American state of Philadelphia in the Rose of Tralee competition.

‘ Killimor - that dear old spot’

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They are going, going, going from the valleys and the hills,

Coach believes John Joe already has key to recovery

Despite being operated on twice in three days, Olympic medallist John Joe Nevin has returned home on Wednesday April 9 to recuperate just four days after both his legs were broken in a vicious assault (April 5).

Galway’s Quincentennial, 1984

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On January 1 1984, President Patrick Hillery officially launched the Quincentennial, a year long celebration of 500 years of civic independence unique in western Europe. In 1484, a number of Galwegian merchants persuaded King Richard III to grant the city a charter which made the town a mayoral city. In the same year Pope Innocent VIII granted them the power to nominate their own warden and priests.

More than a decade of ‘Over the Edge

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This month marks the commencement of the 11th year of the Over The Edge series of monthly literary readings run by poets Susan Millar DuMars and Kevin Higgins. Founded as a platform for emergent writers, OTE has showcased the work of some 300 authors since its inception. An impressive statistic in itself, no less impressive is the fact that more than 40 of the OTE readers have gone on to have their work published in book form. The high quality and lively diversity of their writing is much to the fore in the recently published Over The Edge, the First Ten Years, An Anthology of Fiction and Poetry from Salmon Poetry.

Belmullet Gaeltacht company heading to Philadelphia on trade mission

SELC, a company that specialises in electronic lighting controls and photocells, is going to Philadelphia as part of Údarás na Gaeltachta’s trade mission at the end of the month. The company is based in the Údarás na Gaeltachta business park in Belmullet. Six Gaeltacht companies along with representatives from Údarás na Gaeltachta will be in the US city from November 20 to 22 on invitation from the Irish-American Business Chamber Network (IABCN). The Gaeltacht companies are taking the opportunity to promote their businesses at an event organised by Údarás na Gaeltachta, the IABCN, and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

From Brandon to Brooklyn

IT IS 1988 and all eyes are on the western skies. Wide-eyed, wild yet innocent, they watch the jetstream trails over Brandon Mountain. Soon they will be up there on one of the planes bound for a new life across the Atlantic. Big dreams, work hard, get rich, and someday maybe...if things get better they will come back home again.

From Brandon to Brooklyn

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IT IS 1988 and all eyes are on the western skies. Wide-eyed, wild yet innocent, they watch the jetstream trails over Brandon Mountain. Soon they will be up there on one of the planes bound for a new life across the Atlantic. Big dreams, work hard, get rich, and someday maybe...if things get better they will come back home again.

 

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