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Seán Keane's summer stand in Westport

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After an unprecented ten-night sellout run in the summer of 2017, Seán Keane will bring his very popular concert to Westport Town Hall theatre every Wednesday for another summer residency.

'Resistance to the far right has to come from the local level'

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Among the speakers at the Galway International Arts Festival’s ‘First Thought Talks’ is Liz Fekete, director of Britain’s Institute of Race Relations. Her recently published book, Europe’s Fault Lines, examines the ominous rise of far right parties across the continent and attendant upsurge of racist and authoritarian policies and ideas.

The EU demands 'more Europe' as continent drifts more to the right

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It is two years almost to the day since the people of the UK dramatically voted to leave the EU. Since then Brexit has been a constant backdrop to political discourse in these islands, and a dominant one when it comes to the discussion of international affairs.

A ‘strange, wonderful bond’ between Ireland and Hungary

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It is perhaps an indication of how Ireland was cut off from the rest of the world that no one here knew about the painting of the Virgin and Child, and its miraculous ’tears of blood’, that Bishop Walter Lynch brought with him to Gyor* in Hungary, in the middle of the 17th century.

‘Salty’ and ‘sustaining’ Cúirt programme unveiled at House Hotel

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“A great wave of salty, sustaining literary fare” was how guest speaker Vincent Woods vividly described the joys of Cúirt at the launch of this year’s programme, at the House Hotel on Tuesday evening. The venue was thronged as Galway’s readers and writers turned out in force for the occasion.

Redmond O'Toole - one day, two concerts

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REDMOND O'TOOLE, described as "an important ambassador for the classical guitar in Ireland" by the Royal Irish Academy of Music, is coming to Galway next week to play a lunchtime concert.

Neil McCarthy - 21st century troubadour

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I FIRST heard Neil McCarthy read his poems in 1998 at the open-mic in the now long defunct Apostasy Café, Dominick Street, back when Neil was a university student, Bertie Ahern was popular, and history had temporarily ended.

Under-sixes are in for a treat with new once-off festival from Baboro

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A feast of theatre and dance shows from Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Romania, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, UK and Ireland, made especially for babies and children, will take place in Galway from February 1-4. Wide Eyes, a one-off festival for the under six age group, features 15 new shows from Irish and international artists across 15 countries.

The corridors are alive with The Sound of Music in Sancta Maria College

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Sancta Maria College in Louisburgh has announced the staging of its 23nd annual musical production, the family favourite The Sound of Music. Preparations are in full flow in the school with students and staff working tirelessly to produce this much loved show.

Europeans give thumbs down to self driving cars

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Two out of three European drivers want to be able to drive even if self-driving cars become commonplace, according to a major new piece of research launched by Mazda.

 

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