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Lakeside Wheelers to host National Cycling Championships

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Lakeside Wheelers Mullingar has been selected by Cycling Ireland to host the 2014 National Cycling Championships. The event consists of a time trial for ladies, under 23s, and elite senior men along with road races for ladies, veterans, under 23s, and elite senior men.

An artist opened Galway’s ‘Secrets Box’

Most families, most adults, and most communities have secrets; past indiscretions they would rather forget about, and usually not very serious. But  some of them can be very painful, and are kept hidden, in a sort of a Secrets Box,  long after they need to be.

Network Galway launches tenth annual Business Woman of the Year Awards

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A number of candidates have entered this year’s 10th annual business woman of the year awards, organised by Network Galway.

Network Galway tenth annual Business Woman of the Year awards

Socialism 2014 day school

Socialism 2014, a Galway day school on socialist ideas, takes place in the Imperial Hotel, Eyre Square, this Saturday from 10.30pm to 5pm.

Over The Edge October reading

GALWAY ACTRESS Sarah O’Toole, poet Frank Dullaghan, and Margaret Brady will read at Over The Edge in the Galway City Library on Thursday October 31 at 6.30pm.

Putting the ‘Q’ in quality homecare at Bluebird Care Mayo

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Operating in an unregulated marketplace, it is important that homecare providers implement quality assurance systems of the highest standard. Bluebird Care has set an example to other homecare providers on how best practice can prevail in an unregulated marketplace. In fact, it could be the first franchised homecare provider in Ireland to have full Q Mark accreditation across all offices.

Rosmoney pontoon opens for public use

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Developments at Rosmoney pier have been completed and the newly constructed pontoon was finally commissioned for public use on Wednesday last.

Potential changes at the top table of Mayo GAA

Mayo GAA could be on the lookout for a new county secretary this morning. At an executive meeting last night it was expected that current county secretary, Kevin O’Toole, would have offered his resignation from the role to the executive. The Tourmakeady clubman who took over the position at the 2011 convention from Séan Feeney had previously served in a number of roles including PRO for the county board. O’Toole had been one of the driving factors behind the Cáirde Mhaigheo season ticket and supporters club which has been a big success since its inception last year.

Ten things an Irish woman could not do in 1970

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What dominated our news and much of our conversations during the 1970s (at least in the early years), was the deteriorating crisis in Northern Ireland. When I think of that decade I remember the initial hope that something would be settled quickly rather than letting it drag on fuelled by appallingly bad political decisions, thuggery, and deeply imbedded hatred. Seamus Heaney remarked that in the early 1970s ‘there was a promise in the air as well as fury and danger’. But in Northern Ireland any nervous sense of hopeful expectation quickly soured; as Heaney recalled: ‘Soon enough it all went rancid.’ In John Montague’s poem The Rough Field, he observes: ‘In the dark streets, firing starts.’

 

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