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A big day for Galway teams in club semi-finals

The west and east of the county are represented in All Ireland semi-finals on Sunday. An Spidéal take on Naomh Eanna in the intermediate club football championship in Pairc Tailteann, Navan; Oranmore Maree face Noamh Gall in the intermediate hurling championship at Parnell Park, both at 2pm.

Theatre double bill to address topical issues at Roscommon Arts Centre

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Belfast based theatre company, Prime Cut Productions, bring their critically acclaimed theatre double bill featuring Fintan Brady’s ‘East Belfast Boy’ and John Patrick Higgins’ ‘Every Day I Wake Up Hopeful’ to the Roscommon Arts Centre stage on Friday, February 1, at 8pm.

Liam Ó Briain, Irish rebel

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Liam Ó Briain was born in Dublin in 1888. In 1916 he helped print the Proclamation and he served with Michael Mallin in the College of Surgeons during the Rising. He was subsequently interned in Wandsworth Prison and in Frongoch. In 1917 he was appointed professor of romance languages in UCG. He was jailed in Belfast in 1919/20. When he returned to Galway he was appointed as a judge in the Republican Courts In late 1920, he was having dinner in college when he was arrested by the Black and Tans, and jailed for 13 months in Galway and the Curragh. Some of his experiences in prison are vividly described in a recently published book.

New Year and some new treats at the Linenhall

The Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar has announced its Spring 2019 programme with a line-up of exciting shows and performances to suit everyone.

Roscommon Arts Centre unveils Spring 2019 events programme

Roscommon Arts Centre has unveiled their Spring 2019 events programme and it is going to be another entertaining season of events at the multi-disciplinary venue, with something for every taste.

Maree maintain composure to stun Superleague leaders

Maree Basketball Club is celebrating on the double after the men’s Superleague side stunned league leaders Belfast Star at the weekend, and the club’s women’s division one side eased into the cup semi-finals of the cup with a 30-point win away to Limerick Celtics.

Major volunteer cleanup shows need for full-time park rangers

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The need for full-time park rangers to be deployed in the city area was highlighted last weekend when a group of volunteers filled almost 60 refuse bags with litter from the Terryland Forest Park Alone. The shocking recovery has led to calls for rangers to be deployed to ensure that people refrain from using the forests as handy dumping areas for their litter.

The Three Tenors at Salthill Church

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THE MUCH loved Three Tenors are coming to Christ The King Church, Salthill, to perform their annual Galway Christmas concert, which will also raise funds for St Vincent de Paul.

Galway sculptor features in new designer paint collection

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General Paints Group has launched its highly anticipated new designer paint brand, Curator, created in collaboration with some of Irelands’ finest designers and artisans.

Athlone Choral Society celebrates a noted anniversary

Founded in 1993 by Mr. Paschal Gough, the Athlone Choral Society (ACS) celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. Based in Athlone, the ACS is an active community choir with over 40 members, including some of its founding members, from Westmeath, Roscommon and across the Midlands. Its first Chairperson was Ms. Brid Downes and since its formation the choir has given two main performances a year, at Christmas and in May, ably guided by distinguished directors, accompanists and invited guests.

 

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