A Saturday evening with ConTempo and Beethoven

Tue, Apr 21, 2015


ST NICHOLAS’ Collegiate Church will be filled with the sound of the very first quartet for strings composed by Ludwig Van Beethoven - even if it is numbered as his third.

The ConTempo Quartet will perform Beethoven’s String Quartet in D major, Op 18, no 3 this Saturday at 7.30pm as part of the Galway Music Residency’s Experience Beethoven! concert season. There will also be an introduction by film-maker, writer, and photographer Bob Quinn, who created the film ConTempo Goes West in 2005.



GMIT open day aims to help students make the right choices

GMIT will hold its last open day of the academic year this Saturday, April 18, for secondary school students, parents, career teachers, and mature students. As some 6,000 CAO applicants have still not registered their course preferences, this event aims to help students make the right choices.

What's On

Cobain: Montage Of Heck - second showing at IMC on Wednesday

COBAIN: MONTAGE Of Heck, the extraordinary new documentary on the life of Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain, will get a second screening at the IMC Galway cinema this week. Owing to overwhelming public demand, the film, written and directed by Brett Morgen, with Kurt’s daughter, Frances Bean Cobain, as executive producer, will be screened this Wednesday [April 22] at 8.30pm.

Kurt Cobain.


Huge interest expected tomorrow at O’Donnellan & Joyce’s first summer auction

O’Donnellan & Joyce is anticipating excellent interest in the first of its summer auctions where 28 properties will go under the auction hammer tomorrow, Friday April 17, in the Harbour Hotel at 3pm.

No 2 Bruach Na Mara.


Dunne urges United to convert chances against struggling Limerick tomorrow

Galway United manager Tommy Dunne is hoping his young side can be more clinical when Limerick FC visit Eamonn Deacy Park tomorrow evening for a “hugely important” SSE Airtricity League premier division clash.


Win a SsangYong for a year at Punchestown

Visitors to the AES Festival Family Day at Punchestown on May 2 are in with a chance of winning a stylish SsangYong Korando family SUV for a year.

Brothers Andy and Robbie McNamara pictured with the Ssangyong Korando.


Local firm wins national award

Local firm RPS has won a national engineering award for its work on the Ballymore Eustace Water Treatment Plant, Ireland’s largest water treatment plant supplying 22 per cent of Ireland’s entire population.

ACEI President Brian Homan presents the award (l – r): Sean Twohig (RPS), Padraig Doyle (Dublin City Council), ACEI president Brian Homan, Gerry Carty (RPS), Tom Leahy (Irish Water), Joanna Crummie (RPS) and Grellan McGrath (RPS).


Irish Skin is Far Less Attractive than Other Skin Tones, According to Over Half of Irish

Majority of Irish have a love/hate relationship with their skin and almost a quarter of Irish women never let their partner see them without make-up.

Therapie Clinic Ambassadors Roz Purcell and Vivienne Connolly.


Forty-five years on and still delivering

The Galway Advertiser celebrates its 45th birthday today, April 16, 2015. The paper first appeared on April 16, 1970 - an eight-page edition with a print run of 7,000.

Digital Edition

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