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Mayo’s Michael G Duffy was named as the Jack Dodd Perpetual Rookie of the Year at Irish Show Jumping Awards

Mayo’s Michael G Duffy was named as the Jack Dodd Perpetual Rookie of the Year at the 23rd annual Irish Show Jumping Awards in partnership with Horse Sport Ireland, which were held in Killashee House Hotel, Naas, Co Kildare, recently.

Marc Roberts celebrates the music of John Denver

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HE WOULD never have cut it as Henry John Deutschendorf jr, but as John Denver, he charmed the world with 'Take Me Home, Country Roads', 'Annie's Song', 'Rocky Mountain High', and 'Thank God I'm a Country Boy' - all of which are undisputed classics.

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.

'We got a fantastic response from cartoonists internationally'

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Galway’s second Cartoon Festival kicks off this weekend on Saturday, and last year’s little acorn has already had an impressive growth spurt. Last year the festival was confined to two venues, whereas this year’s event features work by more than 70 cartoonists from all around the world which will be on show in a minimum of eight locations across the city.

McDonogh company lodges plans for €120million office campus at Ballybrit

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McDonogh Capital Investments, a subsidiary of Galway-based Thomas McDonogh & Sons Limited, has lodged a planning application for the first phase of a new market defining office campus, Eastgate, to the east of Galway City.

NUI Galway conference to explore the use of cartoons in World War One

The First World War was a devastating conflict, but how did artists at the time use cartoons to tell the story? An international conference held at NUI Galway will explore this question, discussing the impact of cartoons in Ireland and Europe during the war. The conference will take place in the University’s Moore Institute this Saturday, November 10 in association with the 2018 Galway Cartoon Festival.

Mescan Brewery founders receive knighthoods in Belgium

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The founders of Mescan Brewery in Westport, which produces artisan Belgium-style beers, were officially knighted as part of the Confrérie van de Hasseltse Jenever (a Belgian gin association) in a ceremony as part of its annual festival in Belgium recently.

Fantasy Football round nine preview

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After another depressing round of internationals for Ireland where Martin O'Neill's men played out an uninspiring 0-0 draw with Denmark on Saturday followed by a disappointing 1-0 home defeat to Wales on Tuesday evening, it is back to the Premier League.

Catch a show after school at Baboro

Excitement is building ahead of this year’s Baboró International Arts Festival for Children, which kicks off in Galway this Monday October 15 for seven days. The programme is bursting with theatre, dance, music, exhibitions, film, and literature as well as talks and workshops for children and adults. There are also opportunities for children and adults to get creative while spending quality time together.

Baboró 2018 - a feast of family fun

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A feast of family fun involving theatre, puppetry, dance, music, exhibitions, film, literature, talks, and workshops await Galway when the 22nd Baboró International Arts Festival for Children returns from October 15 to 21.

 

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