Lafcadio Hearn in 1895

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Joe Conway, originally from Portlaoise, is director of print and electronic media at Houston Community College: “You pick up a lot of skills working as a journalist”

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Mayor of Tramore Cllr Joe Conway, Irish Times former rugby correspondent  Edmund Van Esbeck, and Cllr Ann Marie Power  at Tramore Civic Offices,  Co Waterford,  where Mr Van Esbeck and Irish Times editor Kevin O’Sullivan, two of the town’s natives,  were  honoured  with a civic reception. Photograph:  Patrick Browne

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