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Light Over There - the unlikely duo for Monroe's Live

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THEY LIVE on different continents. They are from different generations, but together they create music of "beauty, emotion and urgency" according to the AAA Music website and as having "hints of Fleetwood Mac at their most country," by Whisperin' and Hollerin'.

Theatre on-screen @ The Eye

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ALAN AYCKBOURN’S celebrated and award winning play A Small Family Business is enjoying a revival in London’s National Theatre, but Galway will be able to see it too.

Meeting Mr Foley, with Theatre Lovett

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THEATRE LOVETT, one of Ireland’s most exciting companies for young and old alike, invite you into a world of radio waves, sorrowful partings, and hilarious slapstick comedy in Mr Foley, The Radio Operator which comes to the Town Hall Studio on Saturday February 1 for two afternoon performances.

Family holiday assault sees three detained and one hospitalised

Two brothers and a cousin arrested for their alleged involvement in an assault in Mullingar on New Year’s Day, were each released on highly conditional bails in the District Court in Athlone on Wednesday (January 2).

Through the glass darkly

In late November 1623, John Donne, Dean of St Paul’s Cathedral, fell ill, probably of typhus, or ‘spotted fever’, as it was called in his day. He was in his early fifties, a widower since the death of his beloved wife Anne in 1617, and the father of four daughters and a son, who carried his father’s name.

Emma Devine - an obituary

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Emma Devine, who died aged 35 following an illness, was a Kilkenny archaeologist and museum professional who produced a remarkable body of work in her short life.

‘That is not Bridgie Boland!’

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On Monday March 4 1895, Bridget Cleary, walked up a hill to Kylenagranagh, the home of her father’s cousin Jack Dunne, who lived with his wife Kate, to sell eggs. The Dunne’s house, less than two miles from her slate-roofed labourer’s cottage at Ballyvadlea, Co Tipperary, was near an ancient circular mound of earth, or a ring fort, still known in rural Ireland as a ‘fairy fort’. Maybe it was because of the location of his house, or because of his skill as a story teller, a ‘Shanachie’, and that he had a limp, that Dunne had the reputation for being ‘an old man who is fairy-ridden’. People believed the local legend that he was once ‘chased up to his home by a man in black, and a woman in white’. He had knowledge of incantations, charms, and spells, and was sometimes consulted for a cure for animal or female sicknesses.

Mayo man praised for Alzheimer care model

A model of care for Alzheimer’s sufferers championed by a Mayo man has been commended as a progressive approach to positive ageing. John Grant of Western Alzheimer’s was singled out for mention at a health conference in Galway this month for promoting a ‘household’ system of care through residential homes catering to small numbers of patients at a time.

Mayo man praised for Alzheimer care model

A model of care for Alzheimer’s sufferers championed by a Mayo man has been commended as a progressive approach to positive ageing. John Grant of Western Alzheimer’s was singled out for mention at a health conference in Galway last week for promoting a ‘household’ system of care through residential homes catering to small numbers of patients at a time.

West Side Story at The Black Box

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WEST SIDE Story, one of the great American musicals, will be staged in The Black Box theatre by Encore Theatre Company from November 7 to 14 with a matinee and evening performance on Sunday 9.

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