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SIMON ARMITAGE combines an ability to speak to a broad, non-specialist audience – he is one of the few living British poets the bloke down The Dog and Duck might be able to name – with a knack for acquiring establishment accolades.
A new service for holidaymakers from the West of Ireland to Majorca in sunny Spain will commence on March 31, 2020, from Ireland West Airport with their newest airline partner Lauda.
A new service for holidaymakers from the west of Ireland to Majorca in sunny Spain will commence on March 31 2020 from Ireland West Airport with its newest airline partner Lauda. The new service will operate twice weekly on Tuesdays and Fridays from March to the end of October, and provides further choice and sun holiday options for people living in the west, midlands, and northwest. Lauda is a 100 per cent owned subsidiary of Ryanair Holdings plc, a low-cost carrier based in Vienna in Austria and currently flying to 38 destinations across Europe.
IN HIS poem 'The Allansford Pursuit', based on witches’ chants, Robert Graves wrote: "Oh, I shall go into the hare/With sorrow and sighing and mickle care/And I shall go in the Devil’s nam/Aye, till I be fetchèd hame."
ON SEPTEMBER 25 1915, 75,000 British soldiers rose from their trenches to attack German lines on Loos-en-Gohelle. By the end of the day, some 10,240 would be dead, with the six British divisions in action suffering more casualties per unit than on the first day of the Somme.
GALWAY POET Mary O'Malley recently published her latest volume of poems, Playing the Octopus, her fourth collection with Carcanet Press and her eighth in all since her 1990 debut, A Consideration of Silk.
IT IS fashionable for reviewers, of the perpetually disappointed variety, to lodge Basil Fawlty style complaints against a poet’s first published collection.
THE BATTLE of Loos, which raged from late September to mid-October 1915, was one of the bloodiest clashes of the First World War. The British Army lost some 60,000 men in the engagement, with little to show for it when the guns fell silent.