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It wasn't supposed to be like this

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Just before I was about to hit send on last week's column I deleted one of the opening lines 'Beware- this game is fraught with danger'.

Roscommon book their date with Mayo

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As expected, Roscommon qualified for a Connacht semi final showdown with Mayo on Saturday week after a facile and straightforward win over Leitrim.

The Salmon Weir Bridge

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The original purpose of the structure that is the Salmon Weir Bridge was to connect the new County Courthouse with the County Gaol on Nuns Island. Urban folklore has it that they built a tunnel under the river at the time in order to transfer prisoners from one building to the other, but why would they construct a crossing over and under the water at the same time? It does not make sense. The building of the seven span bridge started in 1818 and finished in 1819.

Center Parcs complete management team prior to their summer opening

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The complete senior management team has now been confirmed at Center Parcs Longford Forest ahead of the tourism facility’s opening in the summer.

Walsh looks to league campaign to build momentum

The Galway footballers kickstart their 2019 league campaign with a home game against Cavan on Sunday afternoon in Pearse Stadium (2.30pm).

Expanding business into Heartlands region may reduce wage bills

Local Minister, Deputy Denis Naughten, has called on Dublin based companies looking to expand to consider creating jobs in Ireland’s Heartlands which offers employees a better lifestyle with lower costs, while remaining accessible to Dublin.

Learn to Irish dance with Kelly McDonnell and the noted O’Neill Geraghty academy

Kelly McDonnell started dancing with the Fleming Ball Irish Dance Academy at the age of three under the instruction of Linda Ball Hoban, following which the talented dancer competed successfully at provincial, all Ireland and world championship levels.

Athlone’s Silicon Heartlands leading the IDA jobs growth

Athlone based, Neueda Technologies, were the prime source of job creativity and one of the positive aspects behind a 14% rise in IDA employment within the Midlands region in 2018.

Athlone Choral Society celebrates a noted anniversary

Founded in 1993 by Mr. Paschal Gough, the Athlone Choral Society (ACS) celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. Based in Athlone, the ACS is an active community choir with over 40 members, including some of its founding members, from Westmeath, Roscommon and across the Midlands. Its first Chairperson was Ms. Brid Downes and since its formation the choir has given two main performances a year, at Christmas and in May, ably guided by distinguished directors, accompanists and invited guests.

So....about last week

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An urge to alter last week's article at the 11th hour spectacularly back fired on me as I somehow forwarded my piece from 12 months ago after making the alteration. The absence of sports editor Colm Gannon because of a family bereavement in the Advertiser office meant my mistake slipped through the net and the article from 2017 got published.

 

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