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2021 Grand National: Will there be spectators at Aintree next month 

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The Grand National returns next month in April after it was called off last year for the first time since World War Two due to the outbreak of the COVOD-19 pandemic.

'If one policeman is shot here up goes the town'

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By early 1921 Britain’s war in Ireland was not just a moral issue, but a financial one. The sheer expense of solving 'The Irish Question', considering financial reparation for the loss of civilian life and destruction of private property, along with the price tag of the Crown Forces’ operations in Ireland, was staggering.

Seas Suas implores key worker status for early years professionals

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Seas Suas, the representative organisation for independent early education and childcare providers, has called for early years professionals to be classified as ‘key workers’ in the Government’s vaccine rollout programme.

The killing of Michael Moran - Galway city, 1920

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Sinn Féin’s declaration of an Irish Republic on January 21 1919, along with the killing of two RIC officers in Tipperary by the IRA on the same day, signalled the start of a guerrilla war for Irish independence.

Lady Gregory’s ‘Book of the people’

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Augusta Lady Gregory, writer, folklorist and great patron of the arts, who died at her home at Coole Park in 1932, reappeared during the Druid production of five of her plays each evening this week. Druid is no stranger to magic, and such is their skill that Lady Gregory (Marie Mullen) makes several appearances inviting the audience to follow her for yet another of her plays performed in different locations around her home. From the edge of Coole lake to the old stables and yards, her ghostly figure seductively beckoned. The audience followed enchanted, moved by the strange power of her deceptively simple plays.

Wild Atlantic Words literary festival postponed

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This year’s Wild Atlantic Words literary festival has been postponed, due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Celebrate National Heritage Week with Athlone Castle and Visitor Centre

Athlone Castle Visitor Centre is presently celebrating all matters ‘Heritage and Education: Learning from our Heritage' for Heritage Week 2020.

Poems for the Lockdown - the changing face of Galway

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THIS POEM was written in 2002 and features in my first collection of poems, The Boy With No Face, published by Salmon in 2005.

Failure to impose New Zealand-style entry restrictions 'baffling' says Farrell

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It is "not too late" for the Government to enact a travel ban on all people entering this State, with the exception of residents, as part of the overall effort to combat the spread of Covid-19.

Counting blessings during the lockdown

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