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Getting to the core of the youth music scene in Ballina

Since Music Generation Mayo's latest programme 'The Core' opened its doors in November 2016 it has been a bustling hive of musical activity. With over 30 (and counting) active members from across the county using the rehearsal facility, taking part in camps, industry workshops, regular performance opportunities such as monthly open mics, facebook live events and showcases.

Future of GMIT campus comes back into the limelight again

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The future of GMIT's Castlebar campus has taken another twist this week as concerns for the future of the campus intensified. Fine Gael senator Michelle Mulherin said that she had been informed that a number of staff and students at the Castlebar campus had been asked to move to the Galway campus, saying: “I am very concerned that between 12 and 15 staff, at GMIT Castlebar have been asked via their union to transfer voluntarily to Galway within three to four weeks. Should they refuse, they will be added to the redeployment panel, and may be asked to transfer to any location within the higher education sector.

Cobwebs Welcomes Celebrated Goldsmith...

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Jewellery expert Phyllis MacNamara of Cobwebs, Galway, is renowned for spotting the up and coming stars of the jewellery world having being the first to stock such names as Rodney Rayner, Kenneth Jay Lane, Tatty Devine and Alexis Bittar, long before they became well-known International names in the industry. But now Phyllis has discovered a jewellery designer a little closer to home who she feels will be the next big name in jewellery design, namely goldsmith Nigel O’Reilly.

'Sex writing is like any other kind of writing; it’s got to be about character'

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Perhaps I should start this interview with a disclaimer; despite our shared surname novelist Eimear McBride and I are entirely unrelated. Nor indeed, just for future reference, have I any connection to rugby great Willie John McBride, country star Big Tom McBride, or Brit-bashing ballad hero Arthur McBride.

'It would be nice to see more poems about carpenters or blocklayers'

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He is originally from Youghal, and now resides in France, but it was while living in Galway that Adam White first discovered his poetic voice at The Crane Bar, and he discovered true romance on Inishbofin.

A touch of velvet

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Introduce elegant opulence into your home this spring, with the luxe revival trend from Marks & Spencer.

Imagination and visual storytelling celebrated in show at Luan Gallery

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Luan Gallery has opened its winter 2016 exhibition to great aplomb. Without the Words is a group touring exhibition featuring the works of Illustrators Ireland members and is a celebration of the brightest talents of Irish illustration today.

The strange the terrifying world of Hieronymus Bosch

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CREATOR OF some of the most bizarre and terrifying images ever put to canvas, Hieronymus Bosch stands as one of the most singular of all European artists, whose work profoundly influenced surrealism and continues to fascinate today.

RSC's King Lear to be broadcast live to Mayo Movie World

King Lear will be broadcast live from the RSC Stratford Upon Avon on October 12 at 7pm.

Adding some sparkle to our lives

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It is wonderful to see so many Galway woman thriving in the world of fashion, and milliner and jewellery designer Brid O’Driscoll is another steadily making a name for herself in the business. She has been building a widespread client base since 2010, designing hats, headpieces, and neckpieces for mothers-of-the-bride and groom, wedding guests, and race goers among others.

 

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