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Bound for Belarus

Bound for Belarus

Bound for Belarus

Kieran Foley  2020 brought many traditional rituals to a shuddering halt. Numerous events and activities which had been annual fixtures were either postponed or cancelled. One such practice derailed by the pandemic was the twice-yearly visits by a Waterford based charity to help citizens in Belarus. Since 1997,...
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Echoes of the past at Durrow

Echoes of the past at Durrow

Echoes of the past at Durrow

Kieran Foley The centenary of a major historical event at Durrow has highlighted the potential for further developing this popular location on the Waterford Greenway Last Wednesday marked the 100th anniversary of the Durrow Engagement which was an escalation of the War of Independence and one of the first engagements...
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