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Cinema review: Whiplash

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A CLAUSTROPHOBIC, unrelenting, tense, but maybe slightly unrealistic take on a tired formula, Whiplash is still gaining Oscar buzz week on week.

Deadline for entries to Junior Painter of the Year Awards is fast approaching

Illustrator Alan Nolan and visually impaired artist Padraig Naughton have teamed up with Sightsavers Ireland to call on primary school students across Mayo to let their inner artists loose and get their paintings ready for the sixth annual Junior Painter of the Year Awards, reminding them that the closing date is only weeks away, January 16 2015.

Winnie’s show to open in Headford next week

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Eilish O'Carroll, sister of Brendan O'Carroll and star of Mrs Brown’s Boys, has written a one-woman play based on her own life, and it opens in Headford next week.

An artist opened Galway’s ‘Secrets Box’

Most families, most adults, and most communities have secrets; past indiscretions they would rather forget about, and usually not very serious. But  some of them can be very painful, and are kept hidden, in a sort of a Secrets Box,  long after they need to be.

‘Heading for more schooling’ in Killimor

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I will go with my father a-ploughing

Ring is only Mayo TD with no investment properties or other ‘interests’

Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Dep Michael Ring has no interests recorded on the Register of Members Interests of members of Dáil Éireann for the year 2012. The annual register of interests was released at the end of last month and lists the interests in, among other things, property and shares that the members of the Oireachtas have.

Double Mayo representation in the world lifesaving championships

Two of Mayo’s finest competitive swimmers and exponents of life saving skills will be representing Ireland in the World Surf Lifesaving Championships in Adelaide, Australia, next month.

Acupuncture and the menopause

For Chinese women, hot flashes and night sweats are uncommon experiences, and very few of them are ever put on hormone replacement therapy by their doctors. It is an interesting fact that only 10 per cent of Asian women experience noticeable menopausal symptoms, compared with 75 per cent of the women in the Western world. What explains the difference between the typical Chinese woman s experience of menopause and the typical Western woman’s experience?

Kevin Brophy’s Berlin Crossing

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TODAY, THURSDAY June 21, sees the publication of the trade paperback edition of Galway writer Kevin Brophy’s much-praised novel of love and espionage, The Berlin Crossing.

Get painting Westmeath!

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Art legend Don Conroy has teamed up with Sightsavers Ireland to remind Westmeath primary schools to get painting for the third annual Sightsavers Junior Painter Awards which closes on Wednesday November 23. The competition is designed to help children understand the importance of their own sight and there are fantastic prizes of Art & Hobby gift vouchers for winning students and their schools, art kits for all regional winners, and the chance for their artwork to appear at an awards day in Dublin early next year.


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