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Gina Yashere - how to explain Brexit to Americans

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GINA YASHERE is best known as the British correspondent, explaining all things Brexit, on Comedy Central’s The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, and next month, she comes to the Vodafone Comedy Carnival Galway.

The Whileaways are coming to Kinvara

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THE WHILEAWAYS, the Galway based folk, roots, and Americana trio, acclaimed for their songwriting abilities and captivating three-part harmonies, will play Kinvara.

Corofin are still the team to beat in Galway

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With three rounds of the newly-formed group stages of the Galway Senior Football Championship completed, there is still much to play for.

'Sing like yourself'

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Widely revered as one of Ireland’s finest interpreters of song, Seán Tyrrell is in the Town Hall Theatre studio next week with Message of Peace, his celebration of Irish hero John Boyle O’Reilly (1844-1890).

Jimmy’s Hall - The Abbey’s rollicking 'céilí play'

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A HIGHLIGHT of the Town Hall’s autumn programme is the September visit of the Abbey Theatre with its rollicking stage adaptation of Ken Loach's critically acclaimed film, Jimmy’s Hall.

Ford produces its ten-millionth best selling Mustang

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Ford has produced its 10 millionth Mustang, which, it says, is America’s best-selling sports car of the last 50 years and the world’s best-selling sports car three years straight.

Salthill - ‘One of the nicest localities in the Kingdom.’

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Salthill was a quiet fishing village, existing independently from Galway town, until the Victorian obsession for health and fresh air eventually came to the west of Ireland. Invigorating salt-sea baths, salt-water showers, and, as I mentioned in former weeks, confined bathing opportunities for women; but where men could hire togs for some manly swimming and diving. By 1828 it was noted that there were 40 to 50 neat lodges along its sea shore, where there were only two or three a few years before.

Finding 'Haven' with We Banjo 3

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ALL-CONQUERING Galway ‘Celt-grass’ combo We Banjo 3 have released their fifth album, Haven, which is garnering great reviews from critics. The Irish Times has enthused over "Enda Scahill’s brilliantly metronomic banjo, which trades notes with brother Fergal’s sweeping fiddle and Martin Howley’s sparkling mandolin"; Glide magazine found the album "exuberant, enthralling and imbued with emotion"; and The Country Note hailed it as "a stellar album from start to finish".

Half Way to Paddy’s Day American style BBQ

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Plans are already in full motion for Athlone's 2019 St Patrick’s Day parade. To kick off the event there will be a half way to Paddy’s Day American style BBQ on Friday August 10 at 6pm in the Bounty Rugby Club. Tickets are €10.

Seapoint Corner about one hundred and fifty years ago

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This was Seapoint Corner c1865. The buildings we see, running from the left, are Prospect Lodge; Corrig View; Elm View; Prairie House with the balcony, which was built 1855-1861 by Colman O’Donohoe who had obviously spent some time in America; Beachmount; Villa Marina, which had the sign Michael Horan, Grocer over the door; Sunnyside Lodge; Seapoint House; then a gap which led into Seapoint Terrace; and finally, the thatched building which was George Fallon’s Baths. The sign on his gable read Hot Baths and Bathing, No Refunds and his family operated the baths business at least from 1855 to 1894

 

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