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Leinster Rugby - Guinness PRO12 Fixtures 2016/17

Leinster Rugby - Guinness PRO12 Fixtures 2016/17 (home games in bold)

Friday 2nd Sept, Leinster v Benetton Treviso, RDS Arena, 19.35 (TG4) 
Saturday, 10th Sept, Glasgow Warriors v Leinster, Scotstoun Stadium, 15.00 (SKY)
Friday, 16th Sept, Edinburgh Rugby v Leinster, BT Murrayfield, 19.35 (TG4)
Friday, 23rd Sept, Leinster v Ospreys, RDS Arena, 19.35 (TG4)
Saturday, 1st Oct, Cardiff Blues v Leinster, BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park, 19.35 (TG4)
Saturday, 8th Oct, Leinster v Munster Rugby, Aviva Stadium, 14.05 (SKY)
Saturday, 29th Oct, Leinster v Connacht Rugby, RDS Arena, 17.15 (SKY)

Saturday, 5th Nov, Zebre v Leinster, Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi, 17.05 (TBC)
Friday, 25th Nov, Scarlets v Leinster, Parc y Scarlets, 19.35 (BBC Wales)
Saturday, 3rd Dec, Leinster v Newport Gwent Dragons, RDS Arena, 19.35 (TG4)
Monday, 26th Dec, Munster v Leinster, Thomond Park, 17.30 (TG4)
Saturday, 31st December, Leinster v Ulster, RDS Arena, 15.00 (SKY)
Friday, 6th Jan, Leinster v Zebre, RDS Arena, 17.35 (TG4)
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Leda and the Swan

Leda and the Swan

Leda and the Swan is a story and subject in art from Greek mythology in which the god Zeus, in the form of a swan, seduces or rapesLeda. According to later Greek mythology, Leda bore Helen and Polydeuces, children of Zeus, while at the same time bearing Castor andClytemnestra, children of her husband Tyndareus, the King of Sparta. In the W. B. Yeats version, it is subtly suggested that Clytemnestra, although being the daughter of Tyndareus, has somehow been traumatized by what the swan has done to her mother (see below). According to many versions of the story, Zeus took the form of a swan and raped or seduced Leda on the same night she slept with her husband King Tyndareus. In some versions, she laid two eggs from which the children hatched.[1] In other versions, Helen is a daughter of Nemesis, the goddess who personified the disaster that awaited those suffering from the pride of Hubris. The subject was rarely seen in the large-scale sculpture of antiquity, although…
Paella Langostinos


The guayabera (/ɡwaɪ.əˈbɛrə/) is a men's shirt typically distinguished by two vertical rows of closely sewn pleats that run the length of the front and back of the shirt. The shirt is typically worn untucked. Guayaberas are popular in the Caribbean region of ColombiaMexicoEcuadorCentral America, theCaribbeanSoutheast Asia, and throughout Africa. It is also known as a "Wedding Shirt".[1][2]


The origin of the garment is something of a mystery, thought to be the result of a mixture of Native American and Spanish styles, developed in the late 18th or early 19th centuries. Various claims for the distinctive style have been made, from Mexico to other Latin American countries to the Philippines.[3][4] A version of the shirt's origins claims that Mexicans originated it in either the state of Veracruz or the Yucatán Peninsula. One theory holds that it was during the era of trade routes through the Caribbean that the Mexican shirts got to Cuba and were…