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Bring back Rag Week says boss of Supermac’s

SUPERMAC’S boss Pat McDonagh has this week said that Rag Week 2015 should be ‘formalised’ and should return as an official event, after what he described as ‘exemplary’ behaviour from the students at last...

HSE pays to help staff quit smoking

An unknown amount of money from the West’s health budget has gone ‘up in smoke’ to train staff to stub-out their addictive smoking habits. Hundreds of public health staff across the...

Flood-hit pub unlikely to open for months

The Townhouse Bar on Quay Lane is one of a handful of businesses still closed in the wake of the ferocious storms which hit after Christmas. Its roof blew off with...

Preparing for Boston Mayor’s return ‘home’ to Connemara

Peter O’Malley is painting – upstairs and downstairs. He is expecting visitors, but not strangers. Many of the visitors, including the man who will be the centre of attention, have been here many times...

Tulira Castle – yours for just €6.5m

The stately Tulira Castle in Ardrahan – part of which dates back to the 16th Century – is attracting interest from potential buyers from Britain, the US and the Far East. ...

Pictures speak louder than words for PowerPoint priest

For anyone who has been forced to endure near death by PowerPoint, its very name may trigger unforced yawns. But for one County Galway priest the tool has proved vital for...


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