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Nuasan launches new Active Bodycare Kit

Nuasan, an innovative range of natural bodycare products, formulated in the west of Ireland specifically for active people, has introduced its new Active Bodycare Kit, which is the ideal gift for ethically-minded, fitness fans this Christmas.

Kenny's Bookshop and Gallery at 80

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On a day in October 1936, a young woman, Maureen Canning, from Mohill, County Leitrim, left her digs in Lower Salthill and began to walk, for the first time, to what was then University College Galway.

Theobald Wolfe Tone - A hero without blemish

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The Criminal Conversation case taken by Richard Martin against John Petrie, in 1791, the seducer of his wife Eliza, which was extensively covered in the newspapers of the time, and no doubt read with enormous enjoyment by society in both England and Ireland, nevertheless, did not go entirely in Martin’s favour.

Life will be different - Rita Ann Higgins' Covid poems

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ONE OF the most direct and immediate responses to the Covid crisis from any Irish artist, has come from the pen of Galway poet, Rita Ann Higgins.

Savour a gin and beetroot infused barbecue smoked salmon recipe

With the sun set to reappear this weekend, why not celebrate by firing up the barbecue and trying your hand at a deliciously light portions of fresh fish infused with citrus flavours and molasses.

Gin and beetroot infused barbecue smoked salmon — a savoury summer treat

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With the sun set to make an appearance this weekend, why not celebrate by firing up the barbecue and trying your hand at a deliciously light portions of fresh fish infused with citrus flavours and molasses.

‘It is not our mistress we have lost, but our mother.’

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When Mitchell Henry entered Westminster parliament in 1871 he went with hope in his heart and a mission to tell the British people the circumstances of the Irish tenant farmer. He reminds me of the Frank Cappa film Mr Smith Goes to Washington where a naive, idealistic young man has plans to change America.* Mitchell Henry, a liberal, kindly man, had however, walked into a political cauldron, waiting to explode.

The man from New York

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The first time Lady Gregory met John Quinn was on Sunday August 31 1902 at a Feis Ceol she had partly organised in the memory of Ó Raifteirí the poet. The occasion also marked Lady Gregory’s first steps into the Celtic revival movement which would absorb her energies throughout her long life, and define her reputation for ever.

The challenge of Covid-19 demands a new Government is formed

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These past few weeks have been a surreal experience for the people of this country. At times it almost feels like the stuff of fiction with, at one stage, Taoiseach Leo Varadkaar’s return to medical duties drawing comparisons with President Whitmore in that 1996 blockbuster Independence Day.

Online option is here to stay

Recently, a-few-weeks threatening came to pass with an email I sent to our people: “We are now working solely online, as I outlined in the WhatsApp a few minutes ago…”, writes Liam Horan, Career Coach, Sli Nua Careers.

 

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