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‘The Hun was murdering Irish people in very waters of Cork’

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The British ocean liner RMS Lusitania, famous for its luxurious accommodations and speed capability, primarily ferried people and goods across the Atlantic Ocean between the United States and Great Britain. On May 1, 1915, the Lusitania left port in New York for Liverpool to make her 202nd trip across the Atlantic. On board were 1,959 people, 159 of whom were Americans.

Local diabetes educator wins international award

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A diabetes educator from Galway has received a prestigious international award. Ciara Heverin, who delivers Type 2 diabetes courses under the DESMOND programme, has been presented with the ‘Educator of the Year’ awards in the inaugural Celebrating DESMOND awards.

David Baddiel - ‘I’m very unreligious, but it doesn’t stop me being Jewish’

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David Baddiel has been one of the major names in British comedy over the past near quarter of a century, even if, for most of that time he has been a writer rather than a stand-up, but his new show Fame, Not The Musical, is finally bring him face-to-face with audiences again.

A bataille of festivities for Mayo

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Get ready to experience Mayo’s largest Gathering celebration, In Humbert’s Footsteps, which is set to take place in Kilcummin, Killala, Lahardane and Castlebar from Thursday 15 to Sunday 18 August 2013. With participants coming from France, England, Northern and southern Ireland and further afield, the historical re-enactment of the 1798 invasion of Ireland by French forces under the command of General Humbert promises a host of events for all the family, locals and visitors alike; with many of the events free of charge. Appealing to a general audience, over 10,000 visitors are expected in Mayo for these avant-garde festivities.

Kilkenny’s ‘Activity Tourism Training’ celebrates first graduation

Kilkenny Leader Partnership’s Activity Tourism Training Programme celebrated its first graduation.


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