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  • Take it easy, take a ride
    Take it easy, take a ride
    July 17, 2019 by
    Mention the word: Motorbikes, and the image for most people will be the snapshot from the movie “Easy Rider”, 50 years ago.  Leather outfits, helmets and the soundtrack, even if only the recurring line of Born to be wild playing […]...
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  • Charity Begins at Home
    Charity Begins at Home
    By Kathrin Kobus The rugby season is on a break until the World Cup comes along in September, when the club rugby will start anew. For now, the 2018/19  competitions are over. Back in April, president Kieran Mulligan had invited...
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Memory Lane

  • Childhood lasts more than one lifetime
    Childhood lasts more than one lifetime
    By Kathrin Kobus Everybody knows that a clear-out of old things is a good idea. You might sit down, take out items that have been hidden away for years or decades. Suddenly childhood is back like yesterday. You need the...
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  • Iris Murdoch: A celebration of her life
    Iris Murdoch: A celebration of her life
    The prolific Irish author Iris Murdoch who wrote over 25 novels in her lifetime is to have her first posthumous celebration of her work in the north inner city of Dublin where she was born. The residents association...
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  • Billy Gillespie, Goalscorer
    Billy Gillespie, Goalscorer
    By Gavan Bergin Billy Gillespie was born in 1891 in County Donegal. He was raised in Kerrykeel, a tiny village on the north coast that had its own football club, whose grounds happened to be just around the corner from...
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