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All-Ireland Drama Festival cancelled due to health crisis

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The cancellation of the All-Ireland Drama Festival, due to take place at the Dean Crowe Theatre, from Thursday, April 30 to Friday, May 8, with the presentation of awards ceremony closing out a national celebration of the arts, on Saturday, May 9, is a major casualty within the town and its environs as the COVID-19 crisis detrimentally impacts on numerous facets of community.

2019 - a mixed year for Ireland's political parties

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Most politicians will have breathed a sigh of relief last week when the unappetising prospect of a Christmas general election was narrowly averted. Yet, all know it is only delaying the inevitable, and all sides agree the contest will take place within the next four or five months, quite possibly as soon as February.

Ireland West Airport wins award for Age Friendly Recognition programme

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Ireland West Airport last week won a National Chambers Ireland award, in collaboration with Mayo County Council, in recognition as the first airport in Ireland to adopt the Age Friendly Recognition Programme.

Boxer urges LOCAL groups to avail of project Ireland 2040 funds

 

Even though they are thousands of miles apart, Haiti sometimes reminds me of growing up in Galway

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PROGRAMME MANAGER FOR HAVEN

Haven Heroes travelling to Haiti for volunteer programme

Haven, a prominent Irish NGO working on the ground in Haiti, is undertaking its 11th annual volunteer trip to Haiti from April 21 to 29.

Choose the Dominican Republic for your holiday this year

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With Summer on the horizon many of us will be looking towards a chance for a get away. Living in Galway, one of the main reasons we want to jump on a plane and fly away is because of the lack of sun. The Canaries, the Balearic Islands, France, and the USA are all destinations we flock to when heading abroad. But have you ever thought about the Dominican Republic (DR)?

‘A New Israel for Iarchonnacht?’

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Oh the Green and Red of Iceland!

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No sooner had Ireland’s impressive Euro 2016 campaign come to an end in sweltering Lyon, but I was looking for another bandwagon to hop on. Iceland’s plucky unbeaten run through the group stage had already caught my eye and after their deserved win against England on Monday night it was decided, the Nordic republic would have my full support.

‘It is only when you work alongside extremely poor that you realise that statistics never tell the full story’

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With an infant mortality rate of almost 20 per cent, a life expectancy of just 58 years, and an HIV/AIDS epidemic that kills 50,000 people a year and has orphaned as many as 700,000 children, the stark facts about life in Kenya can be depressing.

 

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