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Album review: Morrissey

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SUPPORTING BREXIT and UKIP, and making sympathetic comments about far-right figures have left Morrissey fans disgusted, in despair, and in denial - often, with long term fans like myself, feeling all three at once.

Many’s a slip twixt the cup and the lip

During the local elections, I spoke to the partner of a politician, offering congratulations on the success and opining that at least now, everything would get back to normal in the political household; that the grass would be cut once again, the flowerbeds weeded, the hinges fixed on the ratchety door, and the kids getting to know the one parent who had been missing for three months or so.

Road health a serious concern - Loftus

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The 'state of health of the roads' is a serious issue that needs to be addressed, according to independent candidate for the Castlebar electoral area, Gerry Loftus.

'We all find a bit of ourselves and our own Irishness in Ross'

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IT IS 2029 and Ireland is in the midst of an economic boom. The one and only Ross O’Carroll-Kelly is about to turn 50 – and life could not be better. His wife, Sorcha, is Taoiseach; his sons are the backbone of the Castlerock College Junior Cup team; and he still does allright with the ladies and as managing director of Hook, Lyon and Sinker estate agents.

May visits Farmleigh in latest Brexit discussions as Irish rugby receives a fillip with weekend win

We might call last weekend’s rugby a success, but I call it a qualified success, and I’ll explain that as I go on. Firstly, the women played a magnificent game and triumphed over Scotland. Likewise, the under 20 team had a significant win in their joust with Scotland. So now we come to the big one last Saturday, Ireland versus Scotland. I settled myself down to look at it, turned off my telephone and my email and decided I would wallow in what I hoped would be a victory.

Is there an Irish Jeremy Corbyn?

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Back in May 2018, the London Times ran a revealing story from Brussels with the following headline: “Fear of Jeremy Corbyn-led government prompts tough EU-line on Brexit”.

Councillor suggests roundabout should be named after late MEP Mark Killilea

The monthly meeting at County Hall was adjourned for five minutes on Monday as a mark of respect to the late Mark Killilea.

McNelis and Ó Tuathail wrestle for supremacy on the 'Soft Left'

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A very wicked man recently suggested to Insider that the coming race for supremacy on the soft left in Galway West should be solved by a wrestling match between the Mayor of Galway, Labour city councillor, Niall McNelis, and Niall Ó Tuathail of the Social Democrats.

Nasty women, corrupt men, wedding disasters, and war

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A POSSESSIVE woman, a screwball crime comedy, French workers versus capitalism, Finnish soldiers in WWII, corrupt politicians, and the bad tempered boss of a catering company - the Subtitle - European Film Festival is coming to town.

End of an era as political giant Killilea passes away

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Hundreds are expected to turn out in Belclare this morning [Thursday January 3] for the funeral of former MEP, TD, and senator, Mark Killilea, who passed away this week aged 79.

 

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