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“Oh la la!” in Killala

“Oh la la!” in Killala

On this day in 1798, General Humbert landed in Co Mayo with intentions of Irish Liberation Bastille Day guests of the French Ambassador were …

Editorial: Terror on the Promenade

Editorial: Terror on the Promenade

Words cannot begin to express the deep sorrow, anger and utter dismay one feels upon hearing about the awful events in Nice today. To think that a …

Road to the Euros – How? What? Where? When?

Road to the Euros – How? What? Where? When?

Planning on joining the motorized division of the Green Army this June? Conor Power has some advice for you On the 10th of June, it all kicks …

Top Ten French Words you Might Think Come from English (but it’s the other way around)

Top Ten French Words you Might Think Come from English (but it’s the other way around)

If it sounds like it came from English, it isn't necessarily so... We live in an era where the influence of English is being felt in new words …



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Market Guide: Charente-Maritime – Royan

Market Guide: Charente-Maritime – Royan

Royan is a seaside town that manages to be pleasant and charmingly French in spite of its proliferation of post-war architecture. Maybe it's the …






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Market Guide: Charente-Maritime – Royan

Market Guide: Charente-Maritime – Royan

Royan is a seaside town that manages to be pleasant and charmingly French in spite of its proliferation of post-war architecture. Maybe it's the proliferation of fine sandy beaches (Royan has five of them), maybe it's the consistently fine weather (the nice …





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