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‘We’re not comedians by the way’

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THE RUBBERBANDITS, the satirical hip hop duo of Blindboy Boat Club and Mr Chrome, who had dominated Irish comedy through their shows, hit songs like ‘Horse Outside’, radio appearances, and videos going viral, seemed to go very quiet, very suddenly, over the last year and a half.

GOAL asking Westmeath companies to raffle a duvet day for staff

GOAL is offering companies from all over Westmeath the opportunity to give their hard-working employees a much-needed lie-in and day of relaxation, while contributing to a worthy cause.

Olive Tree’s Mustapha asks people not to forget plight of Syrian refugees

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It has been almost two years now since Castlebar businessman Mustapha Aboubi, owner of the Olive Tree restaurant at Market Square, launched his appeal for Syria.

Syrian writer to read in city

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SYRIAN WRITER Amani Maihoub will read her fiction at the launch of issue 37 of Galway based magazine Crannóg.

Margaretta D’Arcy calls on public to support Shannon protests

Galwegians are being called on to  join the peace demonstration at Shannon Airport on Sunday October 12 to mark the 13th anniversary of the US military presence there.

McFadden calls for recruitment drive at Custume Barracks

A renewal of recruitment would be a great boost for Athlone, according to local TD Gabrielle McFadden.

Thousand expected at Mass in solidarity with Iraqi Christians

Thousands of people are expected to gather at Knock Shrine on the eve of World Peace Day - next Saturday September 20 - to express their solidarity with persecuted Christians in Iraq and Syria.

Life and how it is lived - on screen

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DANGEROUS JOURNEYS, complicated love lives, actors dragged out of retirement, and finding a supernanny for a naughty little boy - it is all happening on screen for the Galway Film Society’s autumn/winter season.

Nolan condemns Isis beheading of journalist

Reports of the release of a second video portraying the beheading of a journalist by Islamic State has been described as an act of “barbarism” and “very distressing” by the Galway TD.

We must do more for the children of our country and our world

My heart goes out to the parents and families of the children who are dying in Gaza, Israel, Syria, Iraq, South Sudan, Somalia, and many other war-torn countries. Listening and watching the various news programmes of what happened to the young children in these war situations makes me wonder what life is really all about.

 

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