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Why Wolfe Tone and the 1798 Rebellion still matter

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If you happen to cross Galway’s Wolfe Tone Bridge, spare a thought for the man whose name it carries, especially as this month - yesterday, June 20, to be precise - marks the 255th anniversary of Tone’s birth.

Internationally Acclaimed Other Voices Festival confirmed for Ballina this September

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Ballina will provide the stunning backdrop for Other Voices, the internationally acclaimed music television series and arts festival, this September 28 and 29.

Crossing the Sound to be launched in Westport

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Gerald Dawe and Padraic Reaney will launch their new book Crossing the Sound in the Creel Café in Westport on Wednesday, June 13, at 8pm.

Baptism of fire for Athlone Touch Rugby

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It was a historic day for Athlone Touch Rugby last Saturday as they travelled to Wicklow RFC for their first ever tournament.

Tory Irvine gets set to T H R I V E

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T H R I V E, an exhibition by the abstract artist Tory Irvine, whose work focusses on emotional health, will open next week in the Arts Corridor at University Hospital Galway.

Cross Border Orchestra of Ireland (Peace Proms) to hold open information meeting for new Galway members

The Cross Border Orchestra of Ireland (CBOI) was established in 1995 as a peace initiative and is composed of more than 100 exceptionally talented young musicians from all over Ireland and Northern Ireland.

Why it's important that men vote tomorrow

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Tomorrow, thousands of people across Ireland will vote for the very first time on the machinations of the Eighth Amendment. I was not born when it was inserted into the Constitution; was too young to vote on referenda in the 1990s in relation to access to abortion information or travelling to the UK; a lot of us were even too young to vote in 2002 when an attempt to restrict abortion access even further was defeated.

A sunny bank holiday - and not a moment too soon!

Well, what a wonderful few days of intense May summer weather we have had!

Book launches at next Over The Edge Writers’ Gathering

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FOUR NEW books will be launched at the next Over The Edge Writers’ Gathering - poetry collections by Stephanie Conn, Robyn Rowland, and Kate Ennals, and a new short story collection from Rosemary Jenkinson.

Gregory grandson reads ‘An Irish Airman’ at RAF centenary celebration

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A great grandson of Galway's World War I fighter ace Major Robert Gregory, Robin Murray Brown, read WB Yeats' famous poem An Irish Airman Foresees His Death in Belfast last Sunday. St Anne's Cathedral was filled to capacity for a service to commemorate the centenary of the Royal Air Force (RAF), which succeeded the Royal Flying Corps in which Major Gregory flew. Major Gregory joined the war effort in 1916 and was awarded the Military Cross for gallantry. He was also awarded the Legion d’Honneur — France’s highest honour.

 

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