Connacht, Ireland Newswire

Connacht, Ireland Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Connacht, Ireland.

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  1. Norwich City old boy Kyle McFadden gears up for League of Ireland bowRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Evening News

    Former Norwich City FA Youth Cup winner Kyle McFadden is not giving up hope of a return to English football, ahead of his League of Ireland debut with Sligo. McFadden cut short a spell in America with MLS club Orlando to link up with ambitious Rovers ahead of the new season, which begins in Limerick on Friday.

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  2. Alex Wright breaks Rob Heffernan's 5,000m Irish recordRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | SportsNewsIreland

    Leevale's Alex Wright broke race walking legend Robert Heffernan's 5,000m record to win gold in 18:50.70 while Sharlene Mawdsley broke the national junior 200m record to win her heat in 23.85 seconds at the Irish Life Health National Indoor Championships in the Sport Ireland National Indoor Arena in Dublin. Wright has shown some excellent form indoors this season and made it three wins from as many starts on Saturday.

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  3. Barna Quarry [Co. Galway, Ireland]Read the original story

    21 hrs ago | UKClimbing.com

    Roughly 2km after Barna golf club. A very easy to miss gate on the right. An overgrown trail leads form here to the boulders.

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  4. Four further Tesco stores vote for strike actionRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | RTE.ie

    Stores in Ballinasloe, Carlow, Newbridge and Bloomfield in Dun Laoghaire voted to join the 16 stores currently involved in the dispute. Tesco wants to move 250 staff recruited before 1996 onto less favourable contracts but Mandate insists the change would hit workers in terms of both pay and conditions.

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  5. Daniel McDonnell's League of Ireland predictions: Dundalk to hold off Cork and claim four in-a-rowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Independent.ie

    The 2017 League of Ireland season gets underway this Friday with Dundalk seeking a fourth straight Airtricity Premier Division crown. Here are all of Daniel McDonnell's predictions for the year ahead.

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  6. Mairtin O'Connor to Play Irish Arts Center This MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | BroadwayWorld.com

    Legendary accordion player Mirtn O'Connor brings his remarkable trio to Irish Arts Center on March 30 for a vibrant evening of tunes that will redefine your understanding of Irish traditional music. Drawing on elements of swing, bluegrass, and more, Mirtn's fluid accordion style blends seamlessly with the fiddle playing of Cathal Hayden, an All-Ireland champion and member of Four Men and a Dog.

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  7. Bus Eireann 'playing Russian roulette with its own staff', union chief saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Independent.ie

    Bus Eireann have identified three routes it could shut down after it suffered 9.4 million euro losses last year. Unions representing Bus Eireann staff insist they will fight any pay cuts that come as part of a 30 million euro cost-cutting plan Bus Eireann have identified three routes it could shut down after it suffered 9.4 million euro losses last year.

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  8. Castle Leslie, Glaslough, Co. Monaghan: The LeslieRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The York Daily Record

    Check out this story on ydr.com: http://usat.ly/2lmNf2Z Roundwood House, Mountrath, Co. Laois: Paddy and Hannah Flynn's lived-in and loved 18th-century country house stands at the foot of the Slieve Bloom Mountains.

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  9. Trojan Battery Appoints Phillip Taylor as Senior Vice President and...Read the original story

    Monday | World News Report

    Trojan Battery Co., LLC, the world's leading manufacturer of deep-cycle batteries, has named Phillip Taylor as senior vice president, and chief human resources officer to lead the company's global workforce of more than 1,000 employees. Taylor brings over 30 years of experience to this position, which includes his most recent tenure at legendary toy maker Mattel, Inc. "Phil's extensive global experience in talent acquisition, leadership development and change management, as well as his experience in complex acquisition integration situations, will serve us well as Trojan continues to grow to become a billion-dollar global energy storage solutions provider," said Jeff Elder, president and chief executive officer for Trojan Battery.

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  10. 20 of the most beautiful hotels in IrelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | USA Today

    Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/2lmNf2Z Roundwood House, Mountrath, Co. Laois: Paddy and Hannah Flynn's lived-in and loved 18th-century country house stands at the foot of the Slieve Bloom Mountains.

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  11. Garry Ringrose ready stifle French flair in Six NationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Daily Mail

    How to be fantastic on plastic: Sutton and Keown tell Arsenal what to expect in FA Cup clash after playing on Sutton's 'sticky' 3G pitch 'Chelsea can only think about the FA Cup because I think they are champions': Mourinho starts mind games after being drawn against old club in quarter-finals Giant-killers Lincoln to face Sutton or Arsenal in FA Cup quarter-finals as Chelsea get ready to host former boss Mourinho and Manchester United 'The first time I lost I threw up and I hate losing even more now!': Wenger hoping to avoid shock defeat at Sutton Conte insists there will be no room for sentiment when it comes to skipper Terry as Chelsea look to do the Double Mourinho's applause for Graham, red cards for Venky's and some serious United ink: Six things you missed at Ewood Park Leicester were even scared to take a throw-in, claims Morison after Millwall's win against out of form champions ... (more)

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  12. Sheridan reacts to author's criticism of his movieRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Independent.ie

    Director Jim Sheridan has answered author Sebastian Barry's claims that his movie adaptation of The Secret Scripture has changed dramatically from the author's original storyline in the novel of the same name. Director Jim Sheridan has answered author Sebastian Barry's claims that his movie adaptation of The Secret Scripture has changed dramatically from the author's original storyline in the novel of the same name.

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  13. a I have lost everything except my sense of humouraRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Galway Advertiser

    'As we went alongside the Knute Nelson a tremendous cheer went up from the survivors who lined the decks', wrote the Connacht Tribune correspondent, Sen Kenny. 'Many of them broke down completely and wept openly.'

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  14. Topshop to remove display barriers from Irish stores following tragic death of boy (10) in EnglandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Independent.ie

    Topshop are removing all till barrier units from their Irish stores following the tragic death of a young boy in England. The scene outside Topshop in the Oracle shopping centre in Reading, Berkshire, where according to reports a 10-year-old boy died from severe head injuries following an incident involving shop furniture.

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  15. Power of positive leadership on schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Independent.ie

    Irish education is entering a new era with a flurry of initiatives aimed at supporting excellence in our school principals Principals have in their hands the power to make or break a school. It takes time and sustained effort to make a school, while it only takes a short time to break it.

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  16. Sports Science Pioneer Orreco Announces $2 Million Investment by True VenturesRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Venture Capital Access Online

    Orreco, a sports and data science company, will scale its operations following a $2 million series A investment from Silicon Valley-based venture firm True Ventures. The investment will enable Orreco to fund its expansion in the United States and Europe, and further develop its pioneering product suite of sports science and data solutions for professional sports.

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  17. Venture capital boom in Ireland as a 888m funding recordedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Independent.ie

    New figures from the Irish Venture Capital Association claim that private finance companies pumped 70pc more cash into tech firms in 2016 than in 2015. The statistics also claim that 'seed' funding for early-stage startups has reached its highest level here, exceeding a 70m.

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  18. Mum of 18-year-old who killed himself says 'it's a relief...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Mirror.co.uk

    The mum of a teen who donated his organs after taking his own life has said it helps her "knowing he is still out there". Dean O'Shea was 18 when he killed himself in a field close to the family's house in Eyrecourt, Co Galway, Ireland last November.

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  19. Kenny wary of rivals as Dundalk bid for historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | RTE.ie

    Stephen Kenny believes that his side's three successive league titles count for very little when it comes to preparing for this season's campaign, where Dundalk could secure a record-equalling fourth title in a row. Only the all-conquering Shamrock Rovers side of the 1980s have managed that feat in League of Ireland history, and the Dundalk manager admits that his side must "go again", starting with a home clash against the Hoops .

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  20. Runner 'Attacked' By Rubber Band In Freakiest Track Mishap EverRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Switched

    Aengus Meldon was leading an 800-meter heat at a college meet in Athlone, Ireland, on Friday when the unthinkable happened. And we mean unthinkable .

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