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Choral concert in St Nicholas'

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THE MORNINGTON Singers, the award winning, 35-member choir from Dublin, will be in concert in St Nicholas' Collegiate Church on Saturday June 20 at 8pm.

Holocaust survivor tells his story to Foxford students

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The students of St Joseph’s Secondary School, Foxford, got a chilling lesson on the horrors of the Nazi regime yesterday (Thursday) when Irish based Holocaust survivor, Tomi Reichental, travelled to Mayo to share his experiences as a boy in the notorious concentration camp Bergen-Belson.

From Cape to Cape in a Volkswagen Touareg

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On Sunday (September 21) three drivers set out in a Volkswagen Touareg in pursuit of a world record time over a route that connects the northern tip of Europe with the southern tip of South Africa: From North Cape to Cape Agulhas.

Colum McCann - Ireland’s Universal Writer

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THE FOLLOWING e-mail was received about seven years ago:

Ballina Town race clear at the top

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Is the race for the Elverys Sports Super League over already? With four games gone from 14 for six of the eight sides, Ballina Town have found themselves six points clear at the top of the table with four wins from four. Packed neatly behind them on six points are three sides, Ballyheane, Manulla, and Snugboro United, with Castlebar Celtic and Westport United tied together on four points in fifth and sixth places. Claremorris and Iorras Aontaithe make up the bottom two, with Claremorris just one point behind the two flagship names of Mayo soccer, and Iorras Aontaithe who have only played three points have just a point to show for their efforts so far.

UN award for Advertiser’s first photographer

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He has shot presidents; he survived an air crash, and has worked on projects ranging from New Orleans in the US to St Petersburg in Russia within the last year.

Clear results for Irish beef is good news says Connaughton

Fifty samples of beef tested in Ireland as part of a European survey have proven negative in relation to the presence of equine DNA.

When I'm 65: Eleven healthy years left if you're Irish

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Although Irish women at 65 can expect to live three years longer than men of the same age, the number of healthy years they each have left is roughly the same. New figures from Eurostat released today show that the life expectancy for 65 year old women is 21.1 more years whereas for 65 year old men it is 18.1 more years. However, when it comes to a healthy life, the gap is much closer with 11.2 years for women and 11.1 years for men.

Fox Force Five - the exhibition

IN PULP Fiction’s diner scene, Uma Thurman’s character Mia Wallace tells hitman Vincent Vega (John Travolta) about a TV pilot episode she starred in called Fox Force Five.

Brave little Otto humbly meets his Maker

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I was very impressed at the dignity and solemnity at the funeral of Otto von Hapsburg who died aged 94 years on July 4. Twelve days later he was entombed in the Imperial crypt of St Stephen's Cathedral, Vienna, with some pomp and ceremony; but his actual ‘ Three Knock’ burial was simplicity itself.

 

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