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Galway East - no longer ‘the boring constituency’

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For many years, Galway East was derided for its predictability – ‘the boring constituency’ guaranteed to return two FF and one FG TD and with no doubt about who the individuals concerned would be.

Artisan House publication to represent Ireland in Gourmand World Cookbook Awards in China

The stunning book Oyster Gastronomy by Máirín Uí Chomáin and Michael O’Meara has been selected to represent Ireland at the forthcoming World Cookbook Awards in Yantai, China, in May this year.

Matthew E White - an intimate evening of blue eyed soul

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MATTHEW E WHITE, an inspired purveyor of modern blue eyed, Southern soul, will next month, make what will be his third appearance at the Róisín Dubh, for a show billed as "an intimate evening".

The slave and sporting hero buried in Galway

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HOW DID a freed slave, and the first American sporting hero, end up being buried in a pauper’s grave in Mervue? The fascinating story of Tom Molineaux will be told in a new documentary to be screened at the Galway Film Fleadh.

Visiting US College collaborates with GMIT Mayo on environmental project

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A group of students and staff from James Madison University, Virginia, USA, are due to arrive in Mayo today, Friday June 9 to take part in a summer study programme in collaboration with Lifelong Learning at GMIT Mayo, UCC and Waterways Ireland. The US group of three faculty members and 14 students majoring in biology, theatre and communications, are researching the cultural and environmental impact of water on our lives. As part of their studies and research they will take part in field trips and excursions right across Mayo in collaboration with staff on GMIT Outdoor Education degree programmes and the Lifelong Learning Department.

Great music and comedy at Pillar House Folk Club

The Pillar House Folk Club, Ballinasloe, continues to offer the best live folk music that the country has to offer, and now comedy is on the bill as well.

Everyday life goes on but now and then nature intrudes

Well, we had such a week of emotion last week - in the Dáil, in the Seanad, in the newspapers, and on radio and TV.

More than €12k paid in expenses for councillors to attend two events

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A total of €12,228.26 was paid in expenses by Mayo County Council to elected members to attend just two events last year. When it came to expenses for conferences, training and meetings in Ireland, a total of €72,438.85 was paid out to the members for 2016 who, according to the figures released, attended 201 conferences and training events between them, working out at an average of €360 per claim.

Kia Niro sets hybrid world record for lowest fuel consumption

Arriving at New York City Hall in downtown Manhattan, the 2017 Kia Niro officially received a Guinness World Record title for the lowest fuel consumption driving across the USA from coast to coast (hybrid car). The new record-setting mark is an incredible 76.6mpg.

Kia Niro sets hybrid world record for lowest fuel consumption

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Arriving at New York City Hall in downtown Manhattan, the 2017 Kia Niro officially received a Guinness World Record title for the lowest fuel consumption driving across the USA from coast to coast (hybrid car).

 

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