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1916 Rising memorial proposed for O'Brien's Bridge

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A motion proposing a memorial arch, first put forward in the 1930s and supported by Hollywood stars like John Wayne in the 1950s, commemorating the men and women who took part in the struggle for Irish independence between 1916 and 1923, has once again come before the Galway City Council.

Follow the literature inspired art trail around town

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AN ART trail, in and around the city’s ‘Latin Quarter’, opens tomorrow [April 16] to coincide with this month’s Cúirt International Festival of Literature.

Barbara Jennings rolls out The Golden Ball

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This Saturday, March 21 , a new art exhibition opens at the Town Hall bar featuring the work of Barbara Jennings. The show features works in paper, mixed media and bronze.

Galway businesses to be honoured at SCCUL Enterprise Awards

Twenty five County Galway businesses will receive a New Year bonanza tonight when they will be honoured at the SCCUL Enterprise Awards. The awards ceremony which will take place in the Bailey Allen Hall, NUI Galway tonight will celebrate enterprise in six different categories: Agriculture and Food, Arts Tourism & Sport, Business Services, Consumer Goods and Services, ICT and Social Enterprise.

Six Furey brothers did not return to Loughrea

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When it comes to the story of Galway and World War I there is no better man than William Henry. He came upon ‘the secrets in the attic shoe box’ some years ago when writing in a parish magazine he mentioned a relation of his in that war, and surprisingly opened a Pandora’s Box. People met him on the streets and told him that their grandfather, great-uncle, or cousin, or family friend also fought in that war. They had a box of their medals and uniform, letters or diaries somewhere at home.

A Wilde night in the west

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It is hard to believe that it is a decade since Oscar Wilde and Thomas Vilde took up residence outside Matt O’Flahertys on Williamsgate Street. A gift from the Estonian nation, in that period they have become the iconic face of modern Galway. Tonight a concert of Estonian music will be held to mark the occasion. I caught up with the happy Wildes as they sat outside a shop in the city centre.

Norman Villa gallery exhibition

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USUALLY IT is the students who exhibit, not the tutors, but in a role reversal a group of GMIT fine art students have organised a show of work by their teachers.

Pop-up gallery showcases Athenry artists

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A FORMER betting shop in Athenry is now the location for a new exhibition showcasing the diverse artistic talent of both the town and its surrounding area.

Teen is a ‘science celebrity’ after revealing nuclear fusion project

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Fourteen-year-old Tom McCarthy from Castlebar has become a sort of ‘science celebrity’ overnight after he revealed his plans to build a nuclear fusion reactor during his summer holidays in his parents’ garden shed.

Galway International Arts Festival 2014 - what's on, who's coming

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It is no longer the Galway Arts Festival, it is the Galway International Arts Festival, a recognition of how the July event has grown to become one of the premiere arts events in Ireland and Europe.

 

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