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Once there were two women who never knew each other. One you do not remember, the other you call mother. One gave you nationality, the other gave you a name. One gave you the seed of talent, the other gave you aim. Two different lives shaped to make your one. One became your guiding star,… Read more »

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It was Tuesday, August 1st and at 4 o’clock we left Salthill for Dublin Port. We left the Port at 9 o’clock and arrived in Holyhead shortly after 12. Then we had a 5 hour bus drive to Huddersfield. We were to play in an international tournament—The Yorkshire Cup. That first night we didn’t do… Read more »

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For two or three weeks prior to the All-Ireland Football Final my Dad had searched for tickets but had no success. On the Friday before the match Dad came home from work and still had no tickets, so we decided to watch the match on the television. Dad was reading the paper and saw a… Read more »

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Claregalway Skin Care & Aromatherapy Clinic, Claregalway Lavender oil is the most popular of all the essential oils. The French have long been familiar with the benefits of Lavender, and it is to France that one must look for the first scientific reports on the clinic use of Lavender. During the first world war, applications… Read more »

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Characteristics of Dyslexia: History of delay in speaking or pronunciation difficulties Oral language errors (eg. spoonerisms, malapropisms) Difficulty learning and/or recalling letters and/or sounds Letter, number and/or whole-word reversals Difficulty learning or recalling words for reading and writing Transposing or omitting letters or syllables in reading and/or spelling Fine motor co-ordination problems (tying laces, gripping… Read more »

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Conneely Furniture Ltd. is located in Carnmore, on the main Monivea road. It was formed after two brothers—David and Sean Conneely—graduated from the prestigious Furniture College in Letterfrack, with National Certificates in Fine Furniture and Design. This background together with vast experience working both at home and abroad, provided the brothers with the necessary skills… Read more »

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“I wander’d lonely as a cloud, that floats on high o’er vales and hills, When all at once I saw a crowd, a host of golden daffodils”. If like Wordsworth you want to see daffodils this spring, don’t forget to plant them this Autumn! Now is the time for planting spring bulbs and there is… Read more »

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Using stencilling as a decorating feature Stencilling like marbling and wood graining is a technique that dates from antiquity. There are examples of it on surfaces of domestic houses to painted tombs. Its popularity had waned in Europe until recent years, due to the use of wallpapers and also its overuse in the late Victorian… Read more »

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Claregalway Skin Care and Aromatherapy Clinic, Kiniska, Claregalway Indian head massage is a safe, simple and highly beneficial therapy, which has been popular in India. It has been practised mainly by women for over a thousand years. They believed that massaging their heads with natural oils kept their hair healthy and delayed the stage of… Read more »

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What is Archaeology? Archaeology is the study of the material remains of past human societies. For many years, it has been recognised as an important and exciting subject to study at University. The discipline covers a remarkable span of time and investigates some of the profoundly important developments of the human story, such as the… Read more »

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Lord, I come before you in need. Exams are approaching and I am worried. Give me courage to face the coming weeks calmly. Concentrate my mind on my studies. Help me to use my time well. May I read each question carefully, identify what is asked and answer well. When the results come, may I… Read more »

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In the past 25 years various social and economic changes have resulted in a major alteration of the role of women in society. In tandem with these changes has been the emergence of improved health care services for women. Consequently women are now living an average 25–30 years after the menopause. The quality of life… Read more »

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