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Claddagh pupils honour Famine victims

Claddagh School pupils, along with teacher, Sean Leonard, will plant 1,000 daffodils in the Celia Griffin Memorial Park at Grattan Beach tomorrow at 1pm.

A Night For Celia @ Róisín Dubh

TUAM POET and singer-songwriter Seamus Ruttledge, and friends, will play the A Night For Celia concert, upstairs in the Róisín Dubh on Thursday July 26 at 9pm.

Time we turned and faced the water

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If there is one thing that ‘Let’s Do It Galway’ - those inspirational people who guided the Volvo Ocean Race into our beautiful Bay- has taught us, and that is that the sea is a resource for possibility and opportunity. For too long Galway, and other coastal towns, have regarded the sea as a source of separation, and a reminder of bad times. In Galway, despite having a wide river flowing through it, and an expansive bay on its shoreline, buildings in general have turned their backs to it.

Ceremony to remember Galway Famine victims

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Galwegians who died aboard the Famine ships, those who made it start a new life in Canada and the US, and those who manned the ships that bore them will be honoured in the city next week.

Michael Cloherty’s new premises, 36 Shop Street, 1902

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“Opening of New premises. Michael Cloherty, ironmonger and seedsman begs to inform his numerous customers and the public in general, that owing to his premises in Williamsgate Street having been burnt down, and being desirous of meeting the requirements of his Patrons, he has purchased the extensive premises owned by his brother, Mr Henry Cloherty, and known as 36, Shop Street, Galway, which he has stocked with an extensive Supply of all descriptions of Goods suitable to his Trade, so that those who patronised him in the past may not suffer any inconvenience in obtaining whatever class of goods they may require, in keeping with the business carried on in his late establishment.

Public lecture on The Famine takes place tonight

Mark Kennedy, a driving force behind The Galway Famine Memorial committee and the Galway Famine Ship Memorial Project, will give a public lecture on The Famine tonight.

Two Nights for Celia

THIS SATURDAY and Sunday will see two nights of indie, rock, metal, electronic alternative and punk at the Roisin Dubh. Twelve bands are giving it everything in aid of the Celia Griffin Famine Memorial.

Famine victims should not be forgotten by this generation

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It’s Thursday night which means it’s Strange Brew in the Róisín Dubh, the night when the city’s indie music fans are out to hear Gugai spinning the very latest music by the coolest alternative bands.


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