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24th February Get-together in Carrick on Shannon

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Outwest are pleased to announce that we shall be holding a social meeting on Saturday 24th February. We shall meet at 7:00pm in the Paradiso Cafe in the Carrick-on-Shannon Cineplex, which is located in the Mulvey Centre just off a roundavout on the A4 on the Sligo side of the main bridge in Carrick-on-Shannon (turn off the roundabout where there is a Supermacs – drive past Supermacs for the cinema).

Cafe Paradiso is on the right as you enter the cinema. Look for us at a table that will have a small rainbow type flag on one corner of it. If you cannot spot us when you arrive, please ring the Outwest Info Line on 087 972 5586

We shall wait until at least 8:00pm before making a collective decision as to where we shall spend the rest of the evening.

Everyone is welcome, and we look forward to seeing you on the night.

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Friday Five! 28/08/2015

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Today see’s the birthday of some incredible people. Marcus Zuerius van Boxhorn (1653) [Who? – Ed], Umberto Giordano (1867) [Okay, I know this one – Ed], John Betjeman (1906), Dixie Evans (1926) [Oh aye? – Ed] and more recently Florence Welch of screechy fame, and Armie Hammer of acting fame, both born in 1986. 1994 was an important year that saw the birth of Outwests most handsome committee member, Mr. Kelly, and the amazing Galway Pride disc spinner DJ Vinny. Happy 21st to both of them from all at Outwest. At with that in mind, here’s today’s Friday Five for 28th August 2015.

1. What was the best birthday gift you ever received?
2. How will you celebrate your 100th birthday?
3. Winnie the Pooh wishes people happy birthday by saying “Many happy returns!” Any idea what that means or where it comes from?
4. Which celebrity do you share your birthday with?
5. Should it be the law that you are entitled to a day off work/school/whatever on your birthday?


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Last weeks best answers came from regular reader Cathy Blake. Thanks Cathy.

1. Wales for a family holiday I was 4 years old
2. Nothing really funny but we constantly get lost, our record is 3 and a half hours from Lucan spa hotel to Dundrum.
3. The Colosseum in Athens amazing!!! Greece is amazing!
4. Canada, last year.
5. The is a big yellow ball that appears in the sky, I think it is called the sun. Wherever that is making an appearance.


These questions are purely for fun and do not form part of a survey.

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Friday Five! 21/08/2015

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In 1821 the crew of the Eliza Frances discovered Jarvis Island. With that in mind our theme this week is travel.

1. What’s the first place you remember travelling to?
2. What’s the funniest thing that’s ever happened to you while travelling?
3. What’s the most interesting thing you’ve seen while travelling?
4. What’s the furthest place from home you’ve ever travelled?
5. Where is the next place you hope to travel?

Leave your answers in the comments below. There are no right or wrong answers but the best set, chosen by the editor, will get featured next week.


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These questions are purely for fun and do not form part of a survey.

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No theme this week. Instead just five random questions. Here’s your Friday Five for today, August 14th, 2015.

1. Do you think you would survive a zombie apocalypse?
2. If you could only eat one food for the rest of your life what would it be?
3. Is this a question?
4. Have you ever had two dates in one night?
5. Do you still handwrite letters?

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Friday Five!

It’s sixty years since Tokyo Telecommunications Engineering, the company that would become Sony, sold it’s first Transistor radio in Japan

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