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Argo well worth seeing

ARGO is in the news this week after scooping the Best Film BAFTA and will probably have greater glory next week in LA. Directed by and starring Ben Affleck he pulls off a comical and brilliant performance.

US Embassy to sponsor July fourth celebrations during Volvo stopover

Let’s Do It Global have unveiled ambitious plans for the final leg of the 2012 Volvo Ocean Race which is expected to cost €4.5 million.

The day war came to Galway

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On Monday morning September 4 1939, the Galway harbour master Capt T Tierney was listening to a radio message from the Norwegian freighter Knute Nelson to say that it was steaming to Galway with 430 survivors from the Athenia, which was sunk by torpedo 250 miles north-west of Inishtrahull Island, off the Donegal coast. There were injuries among the survivors. Many were distressed and suffering from hypothermia. It requested urgent assistance.

I’ll be coming to Ireland in three months, Obama tells Kenny

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US President Barack Obama has confirmed to Taoiseach Enda Kenny, at a St Patrick’s Day reception in the White House, that he is to visit Ireland in May and it is hoped that he will come west as part of that trip. Former US President John F Kennedy visited Galway during his reign in office in 1963 and Galway City councillor Padraig Conneely extended the same invitation to President Obama during a visit to the US in 2009.

Celebrate American music in Galway

AMERICAN FOLK, traditional, and country music is a convergence of the folk and trad styles that the Irish, Scots, English, and German emigrants brought with them to the New World.

Obama and Hoban links with Kilkenny are important says O’Brien

After national media speculation that US President Barack Obama might visit Ireland next year County Council chairman Michael O’Brien pledged to nurture the extraordinary influence which this small country has in America.

Legend Feniuk “safe” after Mumbai terror

Former Athlone Town soccer player Stefan Feniuk is reported as “safe and well” and on his way home after he was caught up in the terror attacks yesterday (November 25) in Mumbai, India.

 

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