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Architecture is music, frozen in time — Let’s hit the right note

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Buildings a city make.  The places in our minds are shaped by the environment they occupy. When we think of cities, our mind is drawn to the concrete and the steel, the glass and the tall, the divided and the small. The built environment has shaped our perception of the last 200 years.

Giveamanakick - reunion tour/Róísín Dubh show

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THEIR LIVE shows were among the most incendiary and thrilling delivered by any Irish band in the noughties. At times it was hard to believe their furious, visceral mix of punk, hardcore, and metal, was the work of just two guys.

Goldfish Syndrome @ Monroe’s Backstage Bar

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GOLDFISH SYNDROME have been making a name for themselves across Europe, the USA, and South Africa, and Galway will soon to get a taste of what the Cork indie-rock band is about.

Events added to Galway Pride Festival

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THE GALWAY Pride Festival begins today, ushering in a weekend of music, dance, fancy dress, family fun, talks, youth events, and the annual parade, and in addition to the announced programme more events have been added.

'I wanted to go back to that raw, acoustic, element'

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RYAN SHERIDAN releases his new album, Here and Now, on Friday August 28. Recorded in Ireland and Germany, it is the follow-up to his Irish platinum selling debut The Day You Live Forever, and as part of his upcoming tour he plays Tuam’s Sugarbeat Festival next weekend and the Róisín Dubh in September.

Puppy power

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Traditionally in Ireland, the working farm dog has always been the border collie and this is still the case today. The black and white pooches with their low, loping, stride are still a familiar sight on the backroads and laneways of the countryside moving their woolly charges from one pasture to the next. Other herding breeds are occasionally used, such as the New Zealand huntaway and the Australian kelpie. A well trained dog with the right temperament is worth its weight in gold to a farmer.

‘Chernobyl children’s trip gives them hope, that is the way I see it.’

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The Chernobyl disaster was a catastrophic nuclear accident that occurred in 1986 at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine. An explosion and fire released large quantities of radioactive particles into the atmosphere, which spread over much of the western USSR and Europe. 31 people died directly as a result of the accident.

Metaphorica exhibition in Town Hall

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TOM MATHEWS' delightful Alice In Galway exhibition is still running at the Town Hall bar but next week it makes way for an equally wonderful exhibition, featuring the work of Dagmar Drabent and Marina Wild.

Galway hoteliers welcome further growth in overseas visitors

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Galway hoteliers have welcomed the strong growth in visitors to Ireland announced last week The latest figures from the Central Statistics Office show an 11.7% increase in trips to the country by overseas visitors during the first six months of the year.

A Galwegian and a Galician in concert

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A GALWEGIAN and a Galician, singer-songwriters Kevin Herm Connolly and Susana Garrido Pombo will play two shows in County Galway this weekend, playing both original songs and "some covers with a twist".

 

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