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Big names set for Boll weekend on Achill

Leading literary figures are Achill bound this weekend as the island celebrates its strong links with famous Nobel Prize winning novelist Heinrich Boll.

The west is all a-twitter as top tourism bloggers are brought on a tour of the region

THE west was awake on twitter all this week after 40 of the world’s top travel and tourism bloggers were brought on an exciting trour of the west of Ireland, courtesy of Failte Ireland.

Top wedding tips from Lorraine Keane at Radisson Blu

The who’s who of the wedding industry are coming to Athlone on Sunday June 24 from 3-5pm to share their secrets for the perfect wedding at Radisson Blu Hotel.

Chronicler Tim Robinson to be honoured with series of events in city and Connemara

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Tim Robinson, the internationally acclaimed writer, map-maker and thinker, based in Roundstone, will this month launch his new book and be celebrated with a series of events in NUI, Galway.

The challenge of Crusheen Bridge

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Not everything was wasted during the Celtic Tiger years. Galway has benefited greatly from the motorway to Dublin, as well as the Gort by-pass, which gives motorists a clear run to Limerick on the impressive M18. No one will be sorry to see the end of the Crusheen right-angled turn under an impossible railway bridge. Artics needed the whole road to make the turn, causing delays and gasps of incredulity at the narrowness and the danger of it all.

 

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