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Goldsmith International Literary Festival 2016 returns for 32nd year

The 32nd Goldsmith International Literary Festival was launched last Thursday evening at Ballymahon Community Library. The festival, which is the third longest-running festival of its type, will take place as usual over the June bank holiday. Founded 32 years ago to celebrate the literary genius of Oliver Goldsmith and to promote Goldsmith Country as a tourist attraction, it has over the years explored many aspects of Goldsmith’s life and work. A huge variety of renowned critics, politicians, poets, commentators, and academics have by turns stimulated, informed, and amused audiences over the past three decades

Take part in Bank Holiday 5k run/walk and help save Grace

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St James’ Ladies Football Club, in partnership with The Saving Grace Trust are holding their inaugural 5km road race/fun run on bank holiday Monday next May 2 at 11am.

Artists ‘branching out’ at Galway Theatre Festival

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THE GALWAY Theatre Festival swings into action next week and audiences can look forward to a host of innovative and imaginative shows from Friday April 29 to Saturday May 7.

Galway Food Festival celebrates another successful year

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The Galway food community united once again to host a memorable event over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend with nearly 70,000 people tasting and sipping the best of local produce at the Galway Food Festival.

Easter weekend @ Halo

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HALO HAS two party nights planned for the Easter Bank Holiday weekend, starting on Saturday with Cafolla and Engel unleashing their energetic live saxophone and house music ensemble.

All your Easter entertainment at Breaffy House Resort

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Breaffy House Resort has a fantastic line-up of events organised for this Easter Bank Holiday weekend. Kicking off the action are The Three Tenors on Good Friday in the Breaffy Ballroom, with star violinist Maria Mason. Enjoy classic hits from Sinatra, Leonard Cohen, The Dubliners and Pavarotti.

Hells Bells and No Stairway to headline Garbo's rock weekender

This June Bank Holiday weekend, the Finbar Hoban Presents tribute series will see Europe’s best AC/DC tribute, 'Hells Bells', headline the Garbo’s venue on June 4.

Michelin Star chef to open fifth Galway Food Festival

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Ross Lewis, the Michelin Star chef from the Chapter One Restaurant, Dublin, will open the fifth annual Galway Food Festival, which this year will celebrate ‘100 years of Irish Food’, across the Easter Bank Holiday weekend.

1916 - 1922 A time of courage, and divided loyalties

I have written before about a terrifying night in Galway when the Black and Tans went berserk following an incident at Galway railway station on September 8 1920. A drunken Tan, Edward Krumm, confronted the crowd of passengers as they emerged from the train. He produced a pistol and began to fire into the air, causing widespread panic. Séan Mulvoy jumped on his back but Krumm managed to shoot him as they fell to the ground. In turn a man stepped from the crowd and shot Krumm dead.

Most recent Mayo road death brings total to eleven this year

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The death of a 20-year-old man in Ballina following a road accident on Wednesday night has brought the number of road deaths in the county to 11 so far this year. The latest fatality has come fresh on the back of the release of information from the Western Garda Region that Mayo had the highest death toll on the roads in the region, accounting for almost half of the deaths recorded in the region this year. 


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