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There’s one garden style I love to admire and love to design, but I’m not sure I could live with it in a ‘forever’ way myself – it’s the contemporary, minimalist style. I love these gardens and the sense of peace and calm they can bring when executed properly – the restrained use of planting and the adventurous use of materials and textures. But as anyone who follows me on Instagram and Facebook knows, I can’t resist colour, pattern and texture, and I love the constant changing of the seasons, new things and a regular freshening up of what’s around me.
THE FIRST paragraph in the first story of Nicole Flattery’s first collection, Show Them a Good Time, reads: “The schemes were for people with plenty of time, or people not totally unfamiliar with being treated like shit. I was intimate with both situations. Management interviewed me - bizarre questions through an inch of plexiglass: How long, in hours, have you been unemployed? Did you misspend your youth throwing stones at passing cars?"
Minister for the Diaspora and International Development Ciaran Cannon has expressed his delight that renowned film-director Danny Boyle, who has strong family roots in East Galway, has been chosen to direct the next instalment in the James Bond franchise.
SHUFFLE!, GALWAY'S night of northern soul, blues, ska, Latin, boogaloo, r'n'b, and rock'n'roll is back this weekend at the Róisín Dubh, with DJ Dave Barry joined by Count Skylarkin.
George Foreman has introduced the Pizza Entertaining Grill (RRP €99.99), which is perfect whether you are cooking for the masses or a dinner for one.
MATTHEW E WHITE, an inspired purveyor of modern blue eyed, Southern soul, will next month, make what will be his third appearance at the Róisín Dubh, for a show billed as "an intimate evening".
INTERSKALACTIC, hailed as “the future of ska in Ireland” by The Late Late Show's Ryan Tubridy, have released their new, eponymously titled EP, and play Monroe's Live this week.
The team at the Shearwater Hotel, Ballinasloe are all about weddings, so to celebrate their wedding showcase which takes place on Sunday, January 15, they wanted to share some great tips they have learned over the years.
The team at the Shearwater Hotel, Ballinasloe are all about weddings, so to celebrate their wedding showcase which takes place this Sunday, November 13, they wanted to share some great tips they have learned over the years. What can guests do to help make the day extra special?
Competition time with Papa John’s Pizza!