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When I started working in Tuam more than three decades ago, I came to the place like someone informed; It was as if I was watching a TV series having already seen the pilot episode. For me, very nook and cranny, every corner boy, every solicitor’s clerk, every waistcoated business owner, every side street had a side story about which there was a yarn or a saga. And for the best part of my many years there, I was enthralled and charmed and indeed shaped by the hundreds of characters who were citizens of the town, but who just as easily might have been characters in any one of Tom Murphy’s plays.
Franciscan, Dominican, Carmelite, and Augustinian monks played a central role in the history of medieval Connacht, and that history will be discussed at a public lecture next week.
Featuring a host of stars such as Tony Allen, TR Dallas, Brendan Lee, and Frank Nelson, along with old reliables, the Carmelite Lourdes Band, the annual Carmelite Lourdes fund party takes place next Tuesday February 16 with compere on the night Tom Curtin.
The Fr Gerry Hipwell memorial cycle will take place on Saturday May 2 at the Carmelite Grounds, Moate.