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What is your idea of perfect happiness?

We must work 'against reason, against all discouragement that could be'

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Like everyone else, Insider needs occasional harmless distraction on social media, so a recent challenge to 'write the first sentence of your 2020 memoir' was tempting - until I realised most of us had the same depressing pun: It was the worst of times, it was the worst of times.

'Getting to Know...'

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What is your idea of perfect happiness?

Getting To Know...

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What is your idea of perfect happiness?

McHugh optimistic about the future of Mayo

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In a year where she emerged as one of the shining lights in Irish politics, the Green Party’s Saoirse McHugh is cautiously optimistic about what lies ahead.

Margaretta D’Arcy's Karl Marx street event

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THE COMMUNIST Manifesto, written by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels in 1848, will be proclaimed and debated on the streets of Galway as part of Culture Night, tonight [Friday September 20].

Appreciating the architects of our optimism

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I have always been an optimist. Even in the gravest of circumstances, facing adversity in the extreme, the glass moving into view in my rear view mirror has been half full. A lot of this I attribute to my mother, not because she was a raging optimist or anything, but because she always believed in the capacity of a raffle ticket to keep ya going. Mum, who passed away last October was an avid competition addict. She kept the newsagents in Ballinrobe going with her weekly stash of magazines on myriad subjects, not because of any latest interest in the subject matter, but because the said magazine would have a crossword or a competition that necessitated a bit of research, a stamp, and an envelope; And off it would go in the post.

'The future will happen whether we like it or not. So let's try to enjoy it'

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Years of research lead a scientist to discover a way in which people can be ‘upgraded’ to better, more advanced, more intelligent versions of themselves, but it is a science in its early form, It is not fully tested. In the wrong hands it could be dangerous.

A necessary evil?

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As a first time candidate running for city council advice about how to run a campaign is always forthcoming.

Are posters a necessary evil, asks Soc Dems candidate

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A Social Democrats candidate for Galway City Council in the Galway City West ward, has asked if the use of postering in election campaigns is a ‘necessary evil,” as has been suggested by other parties and candidates.

 

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