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Kilbaha sculptor turns heads at Writers Museum

WHEN Kilbaha sculptor Seamus Connolly left Kilbaha for Dublin on Tuesday, he didn’t flinch at the sight or sound of a pair of recognisable heads rolling around his back seat. The bronze busts were of Munster writers John B Keane and Frank McCourt and it was Seamus’ job, having sculpted both, to get them to Dublin. The heads are now ensconced in the Dublin Writers Museum, having been donated by the Kilbaha man.

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€250,000 roadworks completed on Moore Street

MOORE Street in Kilrush will reopen on Saturday following more than €250,000 of roadworks carried out over the last six weeks. The street, which was home to 125 businesses in the 1840s, has since become dilapidated, with only a handful of businesses remaining open. The poor state of the road, which is the responsibility of the NRA, also hindered the possibility of reinvigorating the street.

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