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Schoolgirl soprano releases CD for children’s hospice

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A 12-year-old award winning soprano from Co Galway is launching a CD at the end of the month to raise funds for Ireland’s only children’s hospice.

Great line up of music at Emmett’s, Ballina this weekend

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Emmett’s on Abbey Street, Ballina has been established for more than 20 years as one of the best live music venues in Mayo. It’s been home to all genres of music from rock to blues through folk and country. This weekend there is another line up of great live music in the venue. Kicking off tonight, Friday, April 27 the ever popular Breathe will be taking to the stage, along with acoustic duo Ross and Dean. On Saturday night, it’s going to be a night of rock and blues with Blister. On Sunday night, the ‘Mama of Soul’ Christina Forde and her band will be bringing the weekend to a close.

Win tickets to Paranormal Activity 3 @ Omniplex

SISTERS KATIE and Kristi encounter an invisible entity haunting their home. Although it appears friendly, it turns hostile, tormenting the young girls and their family

Tales from the Upper House

We have been here before. We said never again would standards be so lax. And yet here we are. The Cloyne Report this week drew attention to how as a Republic we have yet to stamp the State’s supreme authority over the affairs of our citizens. But reaction to its publication – and in particular Government reaction – suggests that we are moving to a position where the State is flexing its muscle as primary carer of the Nation in matters regarding child welfare and our education system. Mandatory reporting is on the way.

The time that Máirtín Plásán was best man at the wedding

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“They’re coming. They’re coming, look! They’re coming at last,” said old John Larry. “ Look at them down in Leighleitir”... “ Who’s winning?” said Micilín Deaid, “It’s not our giorrán by any chance?” “No, I don’t think so,” said another. “There’s a black one in front with a white star”.... “ Come on Garrai Gamhain!” shouted one. “ Come on Leamhcoill!” roared another. “ Up Leitir Í! Said a few young lads. “ Come on Cnoc ar Eas Thoir!” answered others.

The late Ma O’Driscoll kept a close eye on students’ morals

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The death has taken place earlier this month of Ms Mary ‘Ma’ O’Driscoll, the much loved Lady Dean of Residence at NUIG until her retirement. Her home at Taylor’s Hill, opposite the school, was a great meeting place for female students, who might have wanted nothing more than a cup of tea in a friendly home, or a sympathetic listener to a struggle with exams, a landlord, or boyfriends.

Roscommon County Youth Theatre takes on Understanding Marcus

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After the success of Car Show last January in Roscommon and at Boyle Arts Festival in the summer, Roscommon County Youth Theatre returns to Roscommon Arts Centre with a new production this December, Understanding Marcus by Veronica Coburn.

 

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