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Galway writers to read in Easons

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ELEVEN GALWAY short story writers and poets will be reading from their work in Easons on Mondays and Tuesdays in September.

The boys’ club

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Our Lady’s Boys’ Club was founded in 1940 by Fr Leonard Shiel SJ. The main object of the club was “To provide for the relief of poverty by helping kids in need, by promoting human services which would meet long term means, and by those means to encourage their development and give their lives a dignity which is their birthright.”

Noir By Noirwest - dark fiction from Irish writers

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FROM CRIME on Galway city streets to violence in trenches of WWI, the dark side of human nature is explored by 30 Galway writers in a major new short story collection.

Bidwell takes half-marathon crown in Connamara

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Galway’s Matt Bidwell was the winner of this year’s half marathon in the Connemara Marathon series of races held at the weekend.

Streets continue to promote sport for all

David Rooney of Raheny Shamrocks AC won this year’s Corrib Oil Streets of Galway 8k Road Race from a field of more than 2,500 runners.

Our Lady’s Boys’ Club, a Galway gem

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This photo of a happy group of Boys Club lads was taken in the mid fifties and includes Paddy O’Connell, Dominick Curran, Seanie Flaherty, Joe Walsh, --- Harty, Tommy Gannon, Dessy Fitzpatrick, Michael Burke, Tom Cunningham, Bartley Hynes, Tony Conboy (taking the shot), Sean McNamara, Gerry Ryan, Willie Golding, Colie Rushe, William McDonagh, Peter Folan, Leo Creane, Francis Walsh, Danny Collins, Jackie Molloy, Dominick Geary, and Paddy McDonagh.

Major Irish authors to take part in Kenny’s birthday celebrations

Jennifer Johnston, Eugene McCabe, Theo Dorgan, and Dermot Healy, will be among the 70 major Irish writers coming to Kenny’s to help the bookshop celebrate 70 years in business.

‘We’re challenging Amazon’ — web pioneers Kenny’s revamp their website

Kenny’s Bookshop in Liosbán is set to challenge the dominance of Amazon with a new website and on-line book buying experience that could make it one of the leading cyber bookshops in the world.

The Kenny Bookshop and Gallery - seventy years a growing

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The Kenny Bookshop was founded in 1940 by Des and Maureen Kenny in the family home in High Street but nobody envisaged that 70 years later the family business would still be going stong and be a recognised ‘brand name’ across the globe.

Songwriter Johnny Duhan to launch autobiography

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SINGER-SONGWRITER Johnny Duhan, best know for his songs ‘The Voyage’ and ‘Don’t Give Up ‘Till It’s Over’, will launch his autobiography To The Light in Galway next week.

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