Connacht, Ireland Newswire

Connacht, Ireland Newswire

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  1. Brexit and the border - problems of the past haunt Ireland's uncertain futureRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | OUPblog

    On 23 June 2016 a majority of people in England and Wales voted to Leave the European Union. A majority of Scottish voters opted to Remain and, so too, did a clear majority of voters in Northern Ireland.

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  2. Discarded underwear left on beach triggers massive emergency sea search operationRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

    The Irish Coastguard Search and Rescue have joined the search and a helicopter from Sligo is working the area with the Coleraine and Ballycastle Coastguards and the operation is being coordinated by Belfast Coastguard. A message on the emergency services Facebook site said: "If you recognise these clothes, left on the North Coast of Northern Ireland please dial 999 and ask for Coastguard.

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  3. Roscommon's season ends with a whimper as Clare surge into first ever quarter-finalRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Independent.ie

    This has already been a year to remember for the Clare footballers but Colm Collins' side can now look forward to a second day in Croke Park when they meet Galway in next Sunday's All-Ireland quarter-final. This has already been a year to remember for the Clare footballers but Colm Collins' side can now look forward to a second day in Croke Park when they meet Galway in next Sunday's All-Ireland quarter-final.

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  4. Qualifiers heat up with quarter-finals on the lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | RTE.ie

    All eyes will be on Salthill and Cavan this afternoon as we learn the identity of two more All-Ireland football quarter-finalists, with Clare facing Roscommon and Derry taking on Tipperary in the Round 4A qualifiers. Pearse Stadium will be a sea of yellow and blue as the fans of the Banner and the Rossies head for Salthill where Clare will be looking to add another name to their growing list of scalps this year .

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  5. Woman admits lying on official forms in trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | RTE.ie

    A woman who has accused an executive officer in the Department of Social Protection of telling her to perform a sex act in return for getting her out of trouble has admitted that she lied three times on an official form and was wrong to claim benefit while working. The woman was giving evidence at the trial of Andrew Gilmartin, of Drumfad, Grange, Co Sligo, who is charged with coercion at the Social Welfare offices at Cranmore in Sligo in April 2014.

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  6. At a glance: Championship weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | RTE.ie

    All-Ireland SFC Qualifiers Round 4A 1500 Clare v Roscommon, Pearse Stadium, Salthill 1700 Derry v Tipperary, Kingpsan Breffni Park, Cavan ONLINE Live blogs on all the weekend's action from 1430 on Saturday and 1330 on Sunday on www.rte.ie/gaa. ON RADIO Saturday 1500 Live commentary on Clare v Roscommon on RT Radio 1 .

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  7. Dept official on trial over alleged coercionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | RTE.ie

    The trial has begun at Sligo Circuit Court of an official at the Department of Social Protection accused of asking a female claimant to perform a sex act in return for getting her out of trouble. Andrew Gilmartin, of Drumfad, Grange, Co Sligo, has denied the charge of coercion which is alleged to have happened at the Social Welfare office at Cranmore in Sligo in April 2014.

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  8. Pilgrimage to tiny Irish island keeps local fishermen safeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Channelnewsasia.com

    It is said that people don't come home for Christmas to the small western Irish village of Carna, they come back for St. MacDara's Day. Johnny Cloherty from Mweenish Island who catches lobsters and harvests seaweed, sells baskets of his catch from his currach boat off the coast of Carna in Galway, Ireland, July 15, 2016.

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  9. EuroSTAR Software Testing Conference 2016 Exhibitors AnnouncedRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | PR.com

    Galway, Ireland, July 21, 2016 -- -- EuroSTAR announces their exhibitor line-up for the 24th annual EuroSTAR Software Testing Conference which takes place at Stockholmsmassan, Stockholm, Sweden from 31 Oct 03 Nov. Confirmed Exhibitors for the event are: Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Accenture, SmartBear, 360 Logica, Apica, Applause, Applitools, CA Technologies, Cigniti, C.A.G, Delphix, Experitest, Easit, Fujitsu, GameBench, Green SQA, Henix, HipTest, Infuse, iSQI, Jamo Solutions, Konsultbolag1, Neotys, Noesis, QACube, Spirent, Soco, SQS, Sylog, Synopsys, T-Systems, Tech Mahindra, Testbirds, Telerik, Test Object, Tricentis.

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  10. Crowds saddle up for mane event at the RDSRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Independent.ie

    Of course, there were jitters that the Dublin Horse Show might lose out by being pushed back two weeks to accommodate the Olympics. Clockwise from main photo: James Derwin from Athlone takes a break with Yorkie, a 128cm Jumping Pony at the Dublin Horse Show in the RDS Photo: Gerry Mooney Of course, there were jitters that the Dublin Horse Show might lose out by being pushed back two weeks to accommodate the Olympics.

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  11. 2020 vision for RacingmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Galway Advertiser

    I'm here so I am, like. Where's me thunder clap? I'm your real culturecoming here thirty year or more, so I am, with me fadder and me fadder's fadder and me fadder's fadder's fadder though not at the same time likeSun rises in the capital of culturethe real one, ate a clock in the morning likewaking up in a crumpled hapesmartphone alarm beep beeps into me ear...one hand picks up and smashes it again the wall...not so smart now is itPokemon Go, Pokemon go and feck off with yerself'tis Race Weekwhere am I...recessed lights in ceiling shine into me eyes...discover me pyjamas have a hood in them and jeansfell asleep in the clothes again...where am I...not Mrs O'Brien's b & bloody b this yearno a cheap hotel I found somewhere on the internet thingy jaypers the state of meopen shirt buttons and spray deodorant under arms and head for the lifthead on me like Boris Johnsonclose buttons, push ... (more)

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  12. Improving Galway are worthy Connacht championsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Galway Advertiser

    The footballers from Galway defeated Roscommon easily on Sunday afternoon in McHale Park in the Connacht final, winning by 3-16 to 0-14. Indeed things could have been far worse for a disjointed and disorganised Roscommon outfit which was 2-09 to 0-3 behind after only 30 minutes of play.

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  13. 'Still here after 100 years'Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Littleton Independent

    England was in the throes of World War II when London resident Mary Barry went into labor with her first child. She remembers many of the roads were closed because of the bombing.

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  14. Pfizer to bring up to 350 jobs to IrelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Business World

    The Irish Times has today reported that Pfizer will create up to 350 new jobs with its latest multimillion euro expansion of its Grange Castle Campus in Dublin. According to an Environmental Impact Statement filed with the planning permission, the first phase of the expansion will deliver 200 new jobs when fully operational, on top of the 1,100 currently working there.

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  15. Study identifies ten potentially modifiable risk factors for strokeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Medical News

    Hypertension remains the single most important modifiable risk factor for stroke, and the impact of hypertension and nine other risk factors together account for 90% of all strokes, according to an analysis of nearly 27000 people from every continent in the world , published in The Lancet . Although the same ten risk factors were important, and together accounted for 90% of stroke risk in all regions, the relative role of some individual risk factors varied by region, which the authors say should influence the development of strategies for reducing stroke risk.

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  16. 9 Out of 10 Strokes Could Be Prevented, Study FindsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | MedicineNet

    Stroke is a leading cause of death and disability but the vast majority of strokes are preventable, according to a new study. Researchers discovered that 10 controllable risk factors account for 90 percent of all strokes worldwide.

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  17. 9 out of 10 strokes could be preventedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | CBS 3 Springfield

    A New York City woman who became infected with the Zika virus on a trip outside the United States passed the infection to her boyfriend during sex, city health officials reported. A New York City woman who became infected with the Zika virus on a trip outside the United States passed the infection to her boyfriend during sex, city health officials reported.

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  18. Man critical after Carrick-on-Shannon assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | RTE.ie

    A man is in a critical condition in hopsital after he was assaulted on the main street of Carrick-on-Shannon this morning. He was attended to in the street by ambulance personnel before being taken to Sligo University Hospital where he remains.

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  19. 35 jobs to go with closure of Mayo plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | RTE.ie

    A pharmaceutical testing company is to close one of its premises in Co Mayo, with the loss of 35 jobs. It is not clear if existing staff will be offered redeployment to a larger facility in Ballina, where around 115 people are employed.

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  20. Time to take to the streetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Leinster Express

    The Portlaoise Hospital Action Committee believe the time has come for action to defend Portlaoise in the wake of another report which they see as another attempt to downgrade services. Kathleen O'Brien, Committee chairperson, believes the time has come for the people of Laois to march to demonstrate their opposition to moves to cut services.

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