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Mayo wakes up to sadness as we lose another hero

Here in Mayo, we quake at the death of a garda, because we have known so much tragedy on that front. All good people, all dedicated to putting themselves at risk so that the lives of the general public can be protected. All great men who would have gone on to contribute so much to the communities that loved them.

Tributes paid to Charlestown Garda killed in the line of duty

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Tributes have been paid to the late Detective Garda Colm Horkan, who was killed following a shooting in Castlerea on Wednesday night.

Celebrating Eilís Dillon

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Eilís Dillon was born on March 7, 1920, in Galway. Her parents were Professor Tom Dillon and Geraldine Plunkett, who was a sister of Joseph Mary Plunkett. They were very republican and were forced to move a number of times. They lived for a time in Daingean House and later in Barna for a few years. Eilís went to Barna National School where she became fluent at Irish, later to the Presentation, and later still to the Ursuline Convent in Sligo. She worked for a while in the hotel business.

See Galway's latest one-act plays

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THEATRE ROOM Galway is a monthly showcase of original one-act plays that are written, directed and performed by local theatre makers of all stripes, from professional to amateur.

See the latest one-act plays

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THEATRE ROOM Galway is a monthly showcase of original one-act plays that are written, directed and performed by local theatre makers of all stripes, from professional to amateur.

Birds of Prey: enjoyable chaos and mayhem

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OK to start off, I am not a massive fan of DC movies or Marvel movies, or any kind of superhero movie, so it is safe to say I wasn't holding out for much when I rocked up to Omniplex Salthill to view Birds of Prey, Birds of Prey: The Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn, or Harley Quinn: Birds of Prey or whatever title DC has decided to place upon their newest release. However, I have to say it wasn't that bad and I rather enjoyed a huge chunks of the movie.

Knives Out - a great whodunit in the Agatha Christie mould

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DIRECTOR RHIAN Johnson has made some of my favourite films of recent years, but while his last film was a Star Wars, his best work has always been his own scripts, particularly his spin on film noir with 2005’s Brick.

Knives Out - a great whodunit in the Agatha Christie mould

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DIRECTOR RHIAN Johnson has made some of my favourite films of recent years, but while his last film was a Star Wars, his best work has always been his own scripts, particularly his spin on film noir with 2005’s Brick.

Hound Of The Baskervilles revisited

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SIR ARTHUR Conan Doyle's celebrated Gothic detective story, The Hound Of The Baskervilles, with Sherlock Holmes investigating sightings of a demonic dog, comes to the stage in a production by Rod Goodall and Steve Johnston.

New FraudSMART clinic set to make its inaugural Athlone visit

With National Fraud Awareness Week (September 23-29) imminent and people becoming increasingly alert to the threat of bank fraud, identity theft and online scams, the Banking and Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI) will be bringing its new FraudSMART Clinic to Athlone for the first time next month.

 

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