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An Taibhdhearc, ninety years a’growing

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On December 3, 1927, a group of people met with the idea of setting up an Irish language theatre in Galway. The committee elected were Dr Séamus Ó Beirn, president; Seán Mac Giollarnáith, treasurer; Liam Ó Briain and Séamus Luibhéid, secretaries; An tAthair Pádraic Ó hEidhin, Liam Ó Buachalla, Síle Ní Chinnéide, Tomás Ó Raghallaigh, Mícheál Ó Droighneáin, Donal Ó Riordáin, and Tomás Ó Máille.

Galway faithful prepare for papal visit to Knock

Thousands of people are expected to travel from around Galway to Knock and Dublin this weekend to see Pope Francis, who will visit Mayo's Marian shrine on Sunday.

Salthill - ‘One of the nicest localities in the Kingdom.’

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Salthill was a quiet fishing village, existing independently from Galway town, until the Victorian obsession for health and fresh air eventually came to the west of Ireland. Invigorating salt-sea baths, salt-water showers, and, as I mentioned in former weeks, confined bathing opportunities for women; but where men could hire togs for some manly swimming and diving. By 1828 it was noted that there were 40 to 50 neat lodges along its sea shore, where there were only two or three a few years before.

'We feel no nostalgia for the imperial era'

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Galway will host European royalty on Tuesday August 21, when His Imperial and Royal Highness Archduke Imre de Habsbourg-Lorraine of Austria, will participate in a ceremony at Galway Cathedral honouring his great-grandfather, Blessed Karl of Austria, who, as Karl I, was the last Habsburg Emperor.

The Abbey Church

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In the year 1296, Uilliam Liath De Burgo started to build a monastery for the Franciscans on a site roughly where the Courthouse is today. It became known as “St Francis’ Abbey on the island of Saint Stephen on the north side of the town”. The island was formed by the river on the west side, and by a branch of the river running through what is Woodquay and Mary Street today, to join the main stream above O’Brien’s Bridge. A second and smaller island lay between St Stephen’s and the town wall, so in order to communicate with the town, two bridges were necessary, one at the junction of Mary Street and Abbeygate Street and the other at the Little Gate.

The Abbey Church

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In the year 1296, Uilliam Liath De Burgo started to build a monastery for the Franciscans on a site roughly where the Courthouse is today. It became known as “St Francis’ Abbey on the island of Saint Stephen on the north side of the town”. The island was formed by the river on the west side, and by a branch of the river running through what is Woodquay and Mary Street today, to join the main stream above O’Brien’s Bridge. A second and smaller island lay between St Stephen’s and the town wall, so in order to communicate with the town, two bridges were necessary, one at the junction of Mary Street and Abbeygate Street and the other at the Little Gate.

Saint’s great-grandson to bring relic to World Meeting of Families ceremony in Galway Cathedral

The World Meeting of Families 2018 will be officially opened with a ceremony in Galway Cathedral on Tuesday August 21 at 7:30pm.

Superb apartment available in student complex

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O'Donnellan & Joyce is offering for sale a superb three bedroom ground floor apartment located on Bishop O'Donnell Road, Rahoon, Galway. Dun Aras is a a secure, fully managed, student complex for students of NUIG.

O’Donnellan & Joyce July auction is shaping up to be a must-see summer property auction on the Wild Atlantic Way

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O’Donnellan & Joyce auctioneers has 67 properties going under the hammer on Friday July 20 at 12 noon in the Harbour Hotel, New Dock Road, Galway. Registration will be open from 11am. This auction has something for everyone and the selection is vast. The auction includes a host of Galway city and county properties that would be suitable for first time buyers, investors, and owner occupiers.

Crowds flock to O’Donnellan & Joyce open viewings

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O’Donnellan & Joyce reported a strong turnout to the first week of open viewings after the launch of its Wild Atlantic Way July property auction.

 

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