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The Sound Of Music at the Town Hall Theatre

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THE SOUND of Music is one of the world's best loved musicals, and will be performed in the Town Hall Theatre by Claregalway's 9 Arch Musical Society tonight, Thursday November 15, Friday 16, and Saturday 17.

Poppies, PESCO, and the increasing militarisation of the EU

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In political terms, these last few weeks have been depressing. First, we were subjected to the electoral version of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? (aka the Irish presidency), while thousands of Irish families remain homeless, with no sign of a publicly financed house building programme.

A concert to commemorate the end of WWI

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AS THE centenary of the end of WWI draws close, Galway will mark the event with a performance of Karl Jenkins' The Armed Man and Haydn's Mass in a Time of War.

Remembering Elizabeth Ellam

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My great grandmother, Elizabeth Ellam, was killed on the RMS Leinster when on October 10 1918, exploded and sank following a ruthless German submarine attack shortly after the ship had departed Dun Laoghaire, on her way to Holyhead in Wales. It was practically one month to the day before World War I was declared officially over.

Galway’s Keogh makes history for women rowers in Ireland

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The O'Donovan brothers and Sanita Puspure may have dominated the headlines at the recent World Rowing Championships, but Galway rowing was also celebrating a rare Irish feat.

'I am an optimist by nature'

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Labour Party leader Brendan Howlin made a whistle-stop visit to Galway last week, during which he sat with the Galway Advertiser and candidly reflected on Labour’s recent electoral travails while looking forward to restoring the party’s fortunes.

Construction continues apace at Center Parcs development

With one year to opening, the €233m Center Parcs forest resort in County Longford has reached an important milestone as Sisk workers last week welcomed the record sized 53 metre long, 22 tonne, glulam beams that will form the structure of the impressive subtropical swimming paradise.

'We feel no nostalgia for the imperial era'

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Galway will host European royalty on Tuesday August 21, when His Imperial and Royal Highness Archduke Imre de Habsbourg-Lorraine of Austria, will participate in a ceremony at Galway Cathedral honouring his great-grandfather, Blessed Karl of Austria, who, as Karl I, was the last Habsburg Emperor.

Galway Jazz Festival 2018

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WHO SAYS festival season is over in Galway? The Comedy Carnival is on the way, as is the Oyster Festival, and visual arts fest TULCA, while this week saw the line-up for the 2018 Galway Jazz Festival announced.

Saint’s great-grandson to bring relic to World Meeting of Families ceremony in Galway Cathedral

The World Meeting of Families 2018 will be officially opened with a ceremony in Galway Cathedral on Tuesday August 21 at 7:30pm.

 

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