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Dolans to sell 300 works of art this weekend

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Dolan’s art auctions has a very interesting auction of almost 300 works of art this Sunday November 22, in the Marriott Hotel.

Super 14 player set to boost Connacht ranks

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Connacht Rugby could soon be boosted by the addition of a Super 14 backrow player from New Zealand.

Joseph Phillips, Connaught Ranger

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Bernard Phillips, who was born c1835, was a widower who worked with Thomas McDonogh and Co in Merchants Road. He had been married to Mary Bowen from Galway, and they had five children. She unfortunately died, and some time afterwards Bernard was loaned by McDonogh’s to Craig and Gardiner, 41 Dame Street, Dublin, where he worked as a mercantile clerk. While he was there he met and married Teresa Hayes from Dublin. They came back to Galway and Bernard continued working for McDonogh’s.

Sean Cronin first Buccaneer to play for Ireland

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While the weather ruled out all club matches last weekend, it was nevertheless a historic weekend for both the Buccaneers club and Sean Cronin, when the upcoming hooker made his debut at Senior level for Ireland in the comprehensive victory over Fiji at the storm-lashed RDS, Dublin, last Saturday evening.

Instruments for Africa charity night @ Kelly’s

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IF YOU have an old musical instrument that is never used and just taking up space, why not donate it to the Instruments for Africa appeal where it will be transported to Zambia and into appreciative hands.

JFC win Green Business Award at Ulster Bank ceremony

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Tuam-based manufacturer JFC Manufacturing were named winners of the “Green Business” award for Connacht at the Connacht final of the Ulster Bank Business Achievers Awards last week.

Buccs face Ballymena in floodlit game

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Buccaneers have scheduled their AIB League division 1B game at home to Ballymena to be played under the Dubarry Park floodlights on Saturday January 16 with the action kicking off at 6.30pm. In an effort to make games more attractive to supporters, the Athlone club approached all the other teams in division 1B seeking floodlit matches (with the Pirates willing to reciprocrate with late kick offs for their away fixtures) but only two responded positively while the majority of the remaining clubs did not even reply.

New book delves into the lives of Irish artists

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TEA’N’TURPS, a new book by the South African born, Irish based, artist Lynda Cookson, takes a humorous look at the lives and work of 12 contemporary Irish artists.

 

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