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A Russian take on Martin McDonagh's west of Ireland

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LAST WEEKEND, An Taibhdhearc hosted one of Russia’s premier theatre companies, U Mosta, from Perm, which presented two plays - Nikolai Gogol’s Marriage and Martin McDonagh’s The Cripple of Inishmaan.

Galway’s best of the best

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Back by popular demand, the new edition of Georgina Campbell’s Ireland Guide - The Best of the Best, the famous “glovebox bible”, is a highly selective, independently assessed guide to the very best of Irish food and hospitality.

Life on the Aran Islands in the sixties

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WHEN THE late photographer Bill Doyle first visited the Aran Islands in 1964 and began to photograph the local people, he was capturing a way of life that has since vanished.

Winner announced in EZ Living Furniture’s golden ticket giveaway as biggest sale ever is extended

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The EZ Living Furniture biggest sale ever has just been extended, with the fourth Golden Ticket competition winner being chosen in the Terryland, Galway, store. Noirin Ui Ghoill from Inis Mor, Aran Islands, was awarded a €2,000 prize as part of the EZ Living Golden Ticket Competition, in conjunction with the last week of the Biggest Sale Ever.

Boost for tourism on Aran Islands as €3m custom built cruise ship on the way this summer

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Accessing Ireland’s most popular off-shore destination, the Aran Islands, by sea is to become more comfortable, faster and environmentally friendly thanks to a record investment by one of the best known sea faring families on the West coast.

Photographic reflections on the smallest of the Aran Islands

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FOR THE past three years, under the astute curatorship of Margaret Nolan, the Town Hall Theatre bar has been one of the more unlikely but liveliest city venues for art exhibitions with a steady succession of high quality shows.

Galway visual arts highlights 2018

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VISUAL ARTS enthusiasts have plenty to look forward to in 2018 with big shows, new shows, small shows, sexy shows, group shows, and single shows taking place throughout the city.

From skullduggery to a fishing industry

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We know very little about manmade piers and quays along the western seaboard before the beginning of the 19th century, when a lavish programme of safe harbours were built not only to encourage fishing, but as relief programmes in times of distress. It was also an attempt to replace the activities of piracy and smuggling with an industry based on the believed bounty from the sea.

Padraig Jack to play The Crane

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ARAN ISLAND singer-songwriter Padraig Jack is on tour this month and brings his intimate, soulful music, to The Crane Bar, Sea Road, on Friday November 24 at 8.30pm.

Liam O'Flaherty's WWI records to go on display in Galway

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IN SEPTEMBER 1917, while fighting in Flanders during World War I, Liam O’Flaherty was seriously injured, suffering shell-shock, the trauma of which remained with him all his life.

 

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