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Concert in Augustinian Church in aid of St Vincent de Paul

Helen Hancock, a soprano from Oranmore will present a beautiful evening of singing and music in the Augustinian Church, Galway at 8pm on Friday November 9. The concert will also feature her singing teacher, international tenor Owen Gilhooly along with cellist Peter Sébestyén and pianist Ramin Haghjoo.

More lessons learned…

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The Medical Missionaries of Mary were founded by a remarkable Irish woman Mother Mary Martin in 1937, dedicated to providing health care in underdeveloped regions of the world.* While working at ‘Mile 4’ hospital (St Patrick’s), near Abakaliki, eastern Nigeria, Dr Dom Colbert regularly visited the near-by leprosarium, which, despite the pitiful deformities, he describes as a ‘peaceful, tranquil place’. The lepers there were all long-term patients, ‘many had distorted faces, lacked ears or noses…deformities of the hands or feet with missing fingers or toes.’ Recurrent ulceration and infection of the skin required constant attention, dressing changes, and meticulous hygiene.

Ecumenical End of Life memorial service to be held next month

Galway University Hospital’s End of Life Care Committee is holding its ninth annual Ecumenical Memorial Service on Thursday, September 13 at 7.00 pm in the staff canteen, Nurses Home, University Hospital Galway.

Rapid transport for Pope Francis during his visit

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A carefully modified Skoda Rapid will transport Pope Francis during his visit to Ireland.

Relics of St Therese of Lisieux to visit Galway Cathedral and Loughrea

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The relics of St Therese of the Child Jesus and her parents will be in Ireland for the World Meeting of Families 2018. The relics will travel throughout Ireland and will be brought to Galway Cathedral on Thursday 16 August and Loughresa the next day.

History made for local Church of Ireland community as St Nicholas’ gets its first female rector

St Nicholas’s Collegiate church has seen many changes in the city over the hundreds of years it has stood guard over the street, but is about to experience a new one with the announcement this week that its new rector will be the first female to hold the post.

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.

Gospel Rising Music Festival 2018

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THE NINTH annual Gospel Rising Music Festival – Ireland's biggest gospel music and choral festival – returns to Galway this month, with choirs from across Ireland, and beyond, performing throughout the city.

Mary Black plays Town Hall this weekend

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MARY BLACK makes a welcome return to Galway and will play the city's Town Hall Theatre this Saturday, May 5, at 8pm, singing the songs of Jimmy McCarthy.

How to re-imagine the works of Wilde

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IMAGINE A therapy class in a prison, where the therapist tests the prisoners’ patience and imaginations through the work of Oscar Wilde. This is Pan Pan Theatre's The Importance Of Nothing.

 

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