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Sample the new menu at The GBC and help them celebrate 80 years in business

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The GBC celebrated eighty years in business in 2016 and felt it was fitting to mark the occasion by updating their restaurant’s menu and marketing themselves to a wider audience. The menu, now runs all-day from 12PM, still has all of the “Old Favourites” for those who enjoy a more traditional meal when dining out, as well as plenty of new dishes.

The Wonder of Christmas!

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Park & Ride from this Saturday for €3 per car.

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The annual Park & Ride Christmas Service will commence this Saturday the 3rd December 2016, operating right up to Christmas Eve.

Dean Crowe Theatre presents Christmas programme of events

There is a treat in store at the Dean Crowe Theatre on Saturday, December 3, as renowned artist Phil Coulter will take to the stage for one night only.

Who stole the magic of Christmas?

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I am a self-confessed Christmas lover. I love the lights, the decorations, the atmosphere and dare I say it, the Christmas tunes. I have always loved Christmas, from when I was a small child with visions of Santa etched into my imagination nibbling my way through a selection box, to an adult who every year looks forward to catching up with old friends and family and indulging in too many glasses of mulled wine and that guilt-free calorific Christmas dinner.

‘It brings out the child in every audience member’

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BALLET IRELAND brings the perfect flavour of Christmas to the Town Hall Theatre with its touring production of The Nutcracker on Tuesday November 29 and Wednesday 30 at 8pm. This timeless classic, with beautiful costumes and Tchaikovsky’s beloved and sumptuous score, takes audiences on a wondrous adventure of full of the quintessential Christmas magic.

Cancer survivor holds charity event to remember Bowie

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A special night to commemorate the passing this week of rock legend David Bowie will take place this Saturday, January 16 in The Loft at Seven Bar on Bridge Street.

Homes and businesses evacuated as flood waters remain high in Athlone


From the top of the world — experienced Nepalese mountaineers

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Two of the world’s best known mountaineers are visiting Galway this week. Guinness World Record holders, brothers Mingma and Pasang Sherpa, have between them climbed Mount Everest a total of 28 times, while Mingma Sherpa was the first Nepalise man to reach the summit of K2. The Sherpas hail from a renowned climbing family which consists of seven brothers who have climbed Everest a combined total of 54 times

Malt, melancholy and Mayo

Here I sit perched on a bar stool in Boston, a sprig of shamrock in my lapel. Like a poet in exile, I’m marooned in the quiet realm of recollection. On this day the pathways of my mind are strewn with memories of Mayo. It’s Saint Patrick’s Day and it’s the dreams of Ireland in which my mind does dwell. The procession of green pageantry passes by the window. Spectators assemble in huddled anticipation as men and maidens of the Gael, freckled and fair march with swagger and pride. I stare out the window and my mind does wander, across the perimeter beyond the yonder. I lift the amber jar in silent salute to old Hibernia and to my fellow diaspora wherever they reside. I see Mayo now through a pitcher of beer and with a swig and cig the picture becomes clear.


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