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When the Saint goes marching in

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St Vincent, aka Annie Clark, is one of the hottest acts on the rock circuit at the moment with her last album, 2014’s St Vincent, featuring highly in best-of-the-year lists for Pitchfork, New York Times, NME, and Rolling Stone, while The Guardian named it as its album of the year.

Top judges to speak at NUI Galway’s annual law lecture

The Right Honourable Sir Declan Morgan, the Lord Chief Justice of Northern Ireland, will give a lecture in NUI Galway on the topic of ‘The role of the judiciary in the vindication of human rights’.

Top judges to speak at NUI Galway’s annual law lecture

The Right Honourable Sir Declan Morgan, the Lord Chief Justice of Northern Ireland, will give a lecture in NUI Galway on the topic of ‘The role of the judiciary in the vindication of human rights’.

Two-year Advertiser history series to remember events of a century ago

The question as to how the events of the Irish revolution of c. 1914-23 (and particularly the Easter Rising) will be remembered in Ireland and in Galway during the forthcoming decade of centenaries is an important one; and will form the bedrock of a two-year series of articles to start in the Galway Advertiser next week.

‘Ashamed, as one often is, of Dublin’

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In the closing weeks of the summer of 1913, there was intense activity at Coole Park, the heart of the Celtic Literary Revival. The considerable energies of both Lady Gregory and WB Yeats were fully committed to supporting Gregory’s nephew Hugh Lane, and his quest to establish a municipal gallery of modern art in Dublin.

Supreme court judge to deliver School of Law annual lecture at NUIG

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Mr Justice Nial Fennelly of the Supreme Court and formerly Advocate General at the Court of Justice of the European Union, will deliver the School of Law annual distinguished lecture on Friday April 4 at 8pm in the Aula Maxima (ground floor), at NUI Galway. The title of his lecture will be: The National Judge and the European Union.

The really ‘cultivated classes’ were the Irish themselves

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“ We are no petty people. We are of the great stocks of Europe. We are the people of Burke; we are the people of Swift, the people of Emmet, the people of Parnell. We have created most of the modern literature of this country. We have created the best of its political intelligence...." so spoke out WB Yeats proudly, during a passionate debate in the senate in June 1925.

The Gaelic chief and his Oxford friend

Ruaidhri Ó Flaithbheartaigh was a Gaelic Irish chief from Galway and a man of letters who corresponded with a wide circle of friends on a variety of issues.

On the Wine Shelf

Olivier Ravoire Côtes du Rhône (All good wine shops, €10.99)

Galway Early Music Festival starts today

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TODAY, TOMORROW, Saturday, and Sunday, the narrow streets of Galway city centre’s mediaeval past will come alive with mediaeval music for the 16th annual Galway Early Music Festival.

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