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Wilfrid Scawen Blunt in Galway Gaol

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Blunt was an aristocratic English writer, a person of remarkable ability who, as “the best looking man in England was credited with having refreshed the blood of several ancient families”. He was always against colonialism and sympathetic to small nations, so it was no surprise that he became an ardent supporter of Home Rule for Ireland. In 1887, he was in Ireland to study the grievances of the people when he heard that evictions had recommenced on the 56,000-acre estate of Lord Clanricarde in Woodford.

New car sales down by 17 per cent on previous year

New car registrations for July were down 17.3 per cent compared to July 2021, according to SIMI figures.

New car sales down by 17 per cent on previous year

New car registrations for July were down 17.3 per cent compared to July 2021, according to SIMI figures.

Local Minister of State welcomes emergency support for hauliers

Local Fine Gael Minister of State, Deputy Peter Burke, has welcomed €18 million emergency support announced by his colleague Hildegarde Naughton in response to the rising fuel costs which are having disastrous effects for the community he says, in particular the haulage sector.

Strong exchequer returns demonstrate effectiveness of Government strategy

Chambers Ireland, representing business throughout Ireland, has stated that the Exchequer Return figures emphasise the strong economic position the country is in, despite two years of the pandemic.

Review of special educational needs legislation to begin in January

Minister of State with responsibility for Special Education and Inclusion Josepha Madigan has announced the commencement of a full review of the Education for Persons with Special Educational Needs Act 2004.

When the future met the past — the Ireland in Colour phenomenon

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A historian and a technologist walked into a bar... Well actually, they didn’t. In fact, the two of them have only met up face to face in the last week having spent the last year being remotely apart yet firmly at the centre of Irish publishing’s biggest success.

Funding announced under the Regional Enterprise Transition Scheme

Local Minister of State with the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Deputy Robert Troy, has announced €10 million in government funding available under the Regional Enterprise Transition Scheme.

Digital strategy plays key role in Town Hall Theatre response to Covid-19 crisis

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When the Town Hall Theatre – the epicentre of Galway's cultural activity - later this month installs its own in-house live streaming equipment, it will mark yet another important milestone on the long and winding road travelled since the Covid-19 shutdown of March 2020.

Is Car Insurance Increasing During Covid and What May Happen Post-Covid?

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Car insurance is a reality of life that is necessary when you own a vehicle. While you may currently be in lockdown and only taking occasional trips to pick up shopping from the supermarket, it’s still necessary to keep the vehicle insured at all times.


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