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A classic of modern Irish theatre, Catalpa takes to the stage at Roscommon Arts Centre on Tuesday February 17 at 8pm. Catalpa is the story of the daring 1875 whaleship rescue of six Irish prisoners from the British penal colony in Fremantle, Western Australia. Catalpa is about heroes and visionaries, political intrigue and personal loyalty, with hot romance, mixed-up rebels, and battles at sea - an epic adventure story that challenges the nature of heroism.
At a time when business closures in Castlebar have dominated local media, it comes as welcome news that a new chartered physiotherapy practice has just opened in the town.
Last Friday, September 21, Commander Bill King passed away surrounded by his adoring family at Oranmore Castle, aged 102 years. It is often said that a man was a legend in his life time, but no man truly deserved that accolade more than the late commander.
Western Australia wants experienced Irish hospitality workers under 30 years of age to holiday and work in bars, hotels and restaurants in Australia’s most beautiful and dynamic state.
Award-winning wine importer Wines Direct started as a hobby for its owner and managing director Paddy Keogh. In 1991 Paddy started to import some of the interesting, ‘hard to get’ wines that he had encountered on his regular trips to Bordeaux, and the rest is history. Wines Direct now stocks a whopping range of over 300 wines from all around the world, all of which are sourced from small, family-owned artisan growers. In purchasing their wines directly from the producer, they also eliminate many unnecessary layers of expense found in the wine trade.
THE GREAT Andy Irvine returns to Galway to play The Crane Bar, Sea Road, on Wednesday July 23 at 9pm and he will be bringing his Australian friends with him.
The Consumer Association of Ireland has proposed a three point action plan to Government to assist motorists who have been hit hard by high and sustained petrol and diesel prices in recent months.
A local man on a work travel visa in Australia has been jailed for attacking another Irishman in what was described as a callous and cowardly attack.