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Five Mayo stories selected for landmark GAA Grassroots book

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Five stories from Mayo have been selected to appear in a fascinating new book on the GAA – written by people at the heart of the association nationwide.

Castlebar celebrates Wild Atlantic Words

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A six-day feast of literature is promised for this year's Wild Atlantic Words Festival in Castlebar which runs from Tuesday (October 5) to Sunday (October 10).

Former Advertiser journalist pens book on helping business grow again after the pandemic

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Sandra Coffey, a former journalist with the Galway Advertiser, has published a book aimed at businesses looking to grow again after the pandemic.

'Only a rale good horse can win it'

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That was the answer the journalist PD Mehigan got when he asked a breeder to explain the magic of the Galway Plate some 80 years ago. An examination of the records bore out that theory for him - no bad horse, or middling horse, has ever won the Galway Plate.

‘It’s like three festivals in one - the digital, the indoors, the outdoors’

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IT HAS been a long time since we have been able to say “Let’s go out to the cinema this evening”, but this summer we can, and indeed being ‘out’ at the cinema - literally - will be the highlight of summer 2021 in the city.

‘Might you be Jackie Coogan’s brother?’

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 It was not only Winston Churchill who was cross and embarrassed at Clare Sheridan’s adventures in Moscow, London society was both alarmed and intrigued. It was surprised that a member of its upper class should have ventured alone into the viper’s nest. She was invited to balls and receptions mainly as a curiosity. One hostess told her outright that she was nothing but ‘a Bolshevik’, and a suspicion persisted that she was a spy, a fact that Clare did little to contradict. But despite a critical reception on the surface, her book From Mayfair to Moscow* was eagerly snapped up.

‘How exciting it was to be a Catholic’

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 When Clare Sheridan bought Spanish Arch House in the late autumn of 1946, she was seeking refuge from an eventful life, to find peace and quiet to continue her sculpture, and needed time to give expression to her religious fervour. She had recently converted to Catholicism, and could not resist telling anyone who listened ‘how exciting it was to be a Catholic.’

Julian Assange and the criminalisation of journalism

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“Journalism is a crime”. That thought came to mind as Insider watched the Israelis destroying the tower building in Gaza which housed the international news agencies.

Female entrepreneurs encouraged to participate in Empower Growth

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Tomorrow, Friday, April 30, is the last day to apply for the next EMPOWER GROWTH, the women’s entrepreneurship programme, which is run by the GMIT iHubs.

Get your application in for Empower Growth before tomorrow’s deadline

Tomorrow (Friday Aril 30) is the last day to apply for the next EMPOWER GROWTH, the women’s entrepreneurship programme, which is run by the GMIT iHubs.


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