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‘A charming if financially incompetent adventurer’

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Travelling by rail to Clifden from Galway in the later years of the 19th century was supposed to take about one and a half hours, but it often took much longer. One of its great benefits was to bring anglers and shooters, ramblers and artists through the heart of Connemara, which it did very successfully. The train was quite happy to stop between stations to let people alight to follow their dreams, or to stay with friends who lived close to the railway.

Productive container growing within your homely indoor setting

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With a little bit of imagination, gardeners can grow great vegetables on decks, patios, terraces, flat roofs, balconies, conservatories or even on a kitchen shelf or windowsill.

Productive container growing within your homely indoor setting

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With a little bit of imagination, gardeners can grow great vegetables on decks, patios, terraces, flat roofs, balconies, conservatories or even on a kitchen shelf or windowsill.

Listen to Paul Wallace on life touring with Ireland and the Lions

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The Irish and Lions rugby legend Paul Wallace chats this week on The Travel Tales with Fergal podcast about the mystique of Lions rugby tours, whether this year’s tour to South Africa should go ahead, and his favourite countries to tour including Japan, Australia, New Zealand, and that famous 1997 Lions tour to South Africa. Listen to the podcast below or continue reading.

The Holland influence in Galway

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In the year 1900, Patrick Holland had a travelling shop near Athenry. He later opened a shop there and is credited with having the first car in the town. In 1914 he met Dorinda Egan and it was love at first sight. They married and had five children Brendan, Michael, Maureen, Angela and John. They eventually moved to Galway in 1930, and tried to set up a business in Dominick St. but the bank would not give them the money. They eventually managed to buy the premises of Mary Leahy’s Newsagency in Williamsgate Street.

Trump, Johnson and Sinn Fein: Singing from the same hymn sheet?

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Political developments in recent times have reminded Insider of the quote from G.K. Chesterton, (also sometimes credited to Emile Cammaerts, the Belgian playright) 'When men choose not to believe in God, they do not thereafter believe in nothing, they then become capable of believing in anything.’

'Urgent State supports' needed for Shannon Airport, says Grealish

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Independent Galway TDs Noel Grealish and Michael Fitzmaurice are calling for "urgent State supports" for Shannon Airport after the Shannon Group updated them on how Shannon Airport have been “decimated” by the Covid pandemic.

Dress your windows for autumn at Dunne & Nugent Interiors

For those of us who need a little more shut-eye than the current bright weather allows or if you have little ones that are up at cock crow or maybe someone in the family works shifts, for whatever reason you need to keep out the light. Dunne & Nugent Blinds and Curtains Interiors, Mullingar have the solution.

Dress your windows for Summer at Dunne & Nugent Interiors

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With summer comes the arrival of the bright mornings and evenings, which is lovely, unless of course you are trying to sleep!

National Novena at Knock Shrine postponed

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Fr Richard Gibbons, PP Rector of Knock Shrine, has announced that the National Novena to Our Lady of Knock is postponed until perhaps later this year, depending on latest Government guidance.

 

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