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Fully stocked communion and confirmation trends at Donnellan&Co Roscommon

Donnellan&Co Roscommon are now fully stocked with an extensive range of boys communion and confirmation wear trends.

Learn valuable tech skills with Fastrack to Information Technology

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Since 1999, Fastrack to Information Technology (FIT) has been a representative organisation of the technology sector committed to growing Ireland’s tech talent pipeline. The aim is to create wider access to tech skills training leading to exciting career paths and quality employment opportunities for all those who have a curiosity and passion for technology.

The Galway shawl

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The Galway shawl was a specific type of heavyweight shawl worn by women during the cold season. It was very popular during the 19th century and was still being worn by a few older, more traditional, women up until the 1950s. It was worn by women all over Ireland, but for some reason was known as the Galway shawl. It was a winter-weight outer garment and was worn over a lightweight one.

Cloaks in old Galway

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The Irish cloak was a standard 19th century garment worn by women all over the country. It is described as a sleeveless garment reaching to the ankles, open in front and fastened with a hook-and-eye or with ribbons. One width of material goes into the back and a half width into each side. On the shoulder, the material is tightly gauged, and attached to the back of the neck is a large hood which hangs down the back when not in use. The hood, which is lined with satin, silk, or sateen, is made of a rectangular piece of material drawn into pleats at the back. It was constantly used when the cloak was worn, even on hot days, when the hood could be drawn to shield the eyes of the wearer from the sun. The cloak formed very graceful drapery, fell well and folded well, was very elegant and usually large enough to envelop the whole person.

The Corrib Hosiery Factory

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This factory was situated in Newtownsmith in a tall building that later became part of the ESB complex. It was quite a big employer of the day in the city, employing mostly young girls and women.

Who are Lottoland Ireland and How are they Challenging the National Lotto?

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Almost six in 10 people want colleagues to wear masks

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Shop Craghoppers brand when you visit the Regatta store in Athlone Towncentre

Craghoppers is known for innovation, technology and sustainability in its ranges.

Athlone bids a fond farewell to one of its best loved characters

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Athlone paid a fond farewell to one of the town’s most familiar faces on Monday morning when PJ ‘Poncho’ Murray was laid to rest.

Small Firms disappointed at working from home stance recommendation

Speaking after the Government announcement this week, Small Firms Director Sven Spollen Behrens noted his disappointment that a working from home recommendation has been issued.


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