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56-year-old Robert Orr knows all about the unpredictability of life. Everything changed for the Glasgow native who has lived in Connemara for the past 14 years when he went blind in 2012 as a result of glaucoma.
Musician Sharon Shannon is calling on dog lovers young and old to put their paws on the Salthill prom in aid of this year’s MADRA Dogathon.
A dog may be man’s best friend but the charity MADRA (Mutts Anonymous Dog Rescue and Adoption) is often a dog’s best friend here in the west of Ireland. Throughout the year MADRA finds new homes for hundreds of unwanted, neglected, abused, and abandoned dogs.
The National Museum of Ireland - Country Life has made a fascinating collection of early travel and tourism posters, used to promote Ireland in the infancy of the tourism sector here, available to view online for the first time. The posters form part of the National Folklife Collection and were previously on display at the museum in the exhibition Come Back to Erin: Irish Travel Posters of the 20th Century, which was curated by the late Dr Séamas Mac Philib.
EMILY CULLEN is a poet, an academic, a harpist, and, in April, will preside over her first Cúirt International Festival of Literature as programme director. Cúirt has been a passion since her student days, and now in a position to run the festival, she has a vision for it that places 'diversity' at its core.
THE PAST 12 months have been among the most fertile, creative, and exciting in Galway music for many years. The wealth of talent both produced by Galway city and county has been witnessed by the numerous albums, singles, and EP Galway acts have released in 2017 - much of it of very high quality.
Leading Galway and national artists such as Dorothy Cross, Imelda Healy, Joe Boske, Manus Walsh and Mark O’Neill feature in the 2017 MADRA Dog Rescue Charity Art Auction, on Saturday, December 9th, in The PorterShed, Eyre Square Galway.
Boston’s mayor of Galwegian descent, Marty Walsh, won re-election to the office in the early hours of yesterday morning and within hours of his re-election, vowed to visit Galway next summer