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The Work of an Electrician  Electricians are employed chiefly in the installation and maintenance of electrical apparatus and equipment. Electricians employed by the Electricity Supply Board (ESB) engage in electrical power supply. Electricians employed by electrical contractors are usually engaged in the installation of lighting, heating and power equipment and the repair of existing equipment… Read more »

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October, an Samhán,is the month when we start getting frosts and the days begin to shorten. With this comes the end of the growing season with plants going into dormancy. It is usually a good time to plant new material or for moving existing plants. Older gardeners will remember back 20 years ago or so… Read more »

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History What is Halloween? Is it demons stalking? Witches flying over the full moon on broomsticks and cackling? The word Halloween is from All Saints day, All Hallows Eve and Hallow Even. The Celebration of Halloween was originally the New Years Eve of the Celts, the eve of Samhain. It was believed that the Dead or… Read more »

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The priest at our church experienced some technical problems with the sound system one Sunday. Instead of beginning the service with “The Lord be with you,” as usual, he said: “There’s something wrong with the microphone.” Not hearing this, the congregation responded, “And also with you.” Why do married women find dieting more difficult than… Read more »

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The Work of a Chartered Accountant Accountants are trained to examine, interpret and plan all types of financial transactions. There are those who work in accountancy firms and deal with such matters as auditing, analysing, verifying and interpreting clients’ accounts, advising on taxation, management information systems and in financial planning and reporting. Others are employed… Read more »

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It’s great to see local talent doing so well on the music scene. Duckweed, a five piece rock band based in Galway, formed in 1998. Local talented Enda O’Flaherty from Cloon is the band’s bass player. The other members include Ciaran Davey, Kieran Cunnane, Chris Greene and Brian O’Sullivan. This November will see the release… Read more »

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September, and gardening fever has been overtaken by hurling and football fever! The only grass being talked about is that in Croke Park and the fantastic double is not the beautiful magnolias that flower now but that of the Sam Maguire and Liam McCarthy cups. So best wishes to the hurlers and footballers that, like… Read more »

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Give your soft furnishings that special look by adding fringing, braid, or piping. They can be used on curtains, cushions, tiebacks, blinds, lampshades and even tablecloths. Trimmings can create a tailored look that will give a special finish to any room. Outlining and defining soft furnishing is usually associated with traditional-style décor, but some brightly… Read more »

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The Work of a Landscape Gardener Attractively designed, healthy and well-maintained lawns create a positive first impression and also increase property values. Gardeners plant trees, hedges and flowering plants, and may be contracted to care for their upkeep on a regular basis. Landscape gardening involves renovating an old garden for a client or creating an… Read more »

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July can be one of the best months to enjoy your garden. It is the month in which we see maximum growth with lots of colour from trees, shrubs and bedding plants. The weather (this is usually our warmest month) can often be conducive to gardening or sitting out, relaxing or having a barbecue. The… Read more »

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We cannot forget Father’s Day on June 17th and hope you all made an effort to make it a memorable day for Dad—it’s the little things that count, remember! The following is an extract from Journalist’s Fergal Keane’s collection of articles. His heartfelt message addressed to his newborn son, attracted huge response and will evoke… Read more »

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