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55 min ago | The Georgia Straight

Dervish adds its own twist to traditional Celtic sound

Their friendship was forged in innumerable porter-soaked pub sessions playing traditional tunes and songs with the Sligo stamp-brisk and bright, with a touch of swing, as also heard in the playing of legendary fiddlers Michael Coleman and Kevin Burke.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

Brother stabbed sibling to death then hanged himself 'after...

Shane Skeffington, 20, stabbed Brandon, 9, to death at their home days before he was due in court on a drugs charge Shane and Brandon Skeffington.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Dervish plays traditional Irish music at The Conway Muse

Dervish, a traditional Irish music group from County Sligo, Ireland, plays at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 24, at The Conway Muse, 18444 Main St., Conway; and at 6 p.m. Sunday, July 27, 2014 at the Mission Folk Music Festival at the Fraser River Heritage Park in Mission, B.C. Dervish is a traditional Irish music group from County Sligo, Ireland, formed ... (more)

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RTE.ie

Two brothers, aged 9 and 20, found dead in Sligo

He was removed from the scene by air ambulance and taken to Sligo Regional Hospital, where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Jersey Journal

'No Country' for those away from home

Every so often, I read something that elevates the soul. If fiction can do that, if the writing and story are so exceptional, it should be classified as literature.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Longford Leader

Ballinamuck steps back in time to the 1798 Rebellion the 1798 Rebellion

James Hilton looks up in awe at Bernard Arana during the re-enactment of the invasion of the French outside the 98 Hall in Ballinamuck.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Independent.ie

Family Notices A - F 17-07-2014

BOUVIN July 16, 2014, Rosemarie, after a short illness, pre-deceased by her husband Christer; sadly missed by her loving son Timothy, sisters Dorothy , Bernadette and Jaqueline , brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, grandniece, grandnephew, relatives, family and friends.

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BioSpace

Absorbable Drugs Biotech Sets Terms For $75 Million IPO

Innocoll, which develops collagen-based products to treat pain, foot infections and adhesions, announced terms for its IPO on Tuesday.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Mayo News

Mayo worst hit by teacher cuts

Public representatives in Mayo have not done enough to stand up for rural schools according to a primary school principal after it emerged that eleven schools in the county are set to lose a teacher.

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The Irish World Newspaper

Kicking the bullies into touch a " from Irish dancing kicks to roundhouses

Alexandra Block is one of only two competitors who travelled to Russia for the first ever WAKO International University Kickboxing Championships last weekend.

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The Mayo News

GSOC finds 'no evidence' for Belmullet garda booze allegations

A ine Ryan A GARDA SA ochA na Ombudsman Commission investigation into allegations that certain gardaA , policing the Corrib gas project, received gifts of alcohol from Shell, has found '[no] evidence of the purchase or delivery of alcohol to garda stations, nor of any misconduct of garda members'.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Independent.ie

Second diving fatality in two days as man dies in offshore incident

The man, aged in his late forties, was diving in the Inishboffin area of Co Sligo when the emergency call was made at approximately 2.30pm.

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BBC News

The Marquess of Sligo dies aged 75

Westport House is the historic family home of the Browne family, and under Lord Altamont's guidance, it became a significant visitor attraction in the west of Ireland Westport House was built on the site of one of her castles, and tributes have been paid to Lord Altamont's efforts to promote Westport as a tourist location.

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The Meath Chronicle

Missing Australian tourist found safe in Trim

An 85-year-old Australian tourist who was reported missing while on a driving tour of Ireland has been located safe and well in Trim.

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RTE.ie

Tributes paid to Jeremy Browne Altamont

Tributes have been paid to Jeremy Browne Altamont , the owner of Westport House in Co Mayo, who died yesterday following an illness.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Independent.ie

Garda appeal for missing pensioner

CONCERN is growing for Australian tourist William Tyquin who has gone missing while on a driving tour of Ireland.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Donegal Today

Woman in her 70's dies in road accident last night near Ballyshannon

Gardai in Ballyshannon are investigating a single vehicle fatal road traffic collision that occurred at Cloghore, Ballyshannon at approximately 10.20pm last night.

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Boston.com

Mayor Walsh Launches Boston Alzheimer's Initiative

Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh, his grandmother Mary Anne O'Malley, his aunt Barbara Leahy, and his mother Mary Walsh, in photograph taken in Rosmuc, County Galway, Ireland.

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Switched

The Giant Red Ball That's Touring The Globe In The Name Of Art

At 15 feet and 250 pounds, the scarlet globe has been trekking to major cities all across the world, from Los Angeles to Paris to Perth to Taipei.

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Switched

The Giant Red Ball That's Touring The Globe In The Name Of Art

At 15 feet and 250 pounds, the scarlet globe has been trekking to major cities all across the world, from Los Angeles to Paris to Perth to Taipei.

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Related Topix: Project, France, World News, Ireland, Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel, Sydney, Australia Travel

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