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ONE FATEFUL evening, 40 years ago, in the tiny kitchen of Renmore’s School Hall, the local curate, Seán O’Malley, suggested to some of his fellow badminton players that Renmore should produce a pantomime.
Some of Galway’s best known musicians are coming together on Wednesday night, Dec 6 in the Clayton Hotel to pay tribute to the late great Galway hurler Tony Keady in a gala concert.
A group in Galway has set a new world record for the longest distance rowed in 24 hours by a mixed team aged between 30-39 years. The world record attempt was organised by Damian Browne, former Connacht & Leinster Rugby Star, who will set off on his own Solo Atlantic Rowing Challenge in December. The team of 35 people rowed 378,473 metres non-stop over the 24-hour period in the Warehouse Gym.
Ireland rugby coach Joe Schmidt will be the special guest at a dinner hosted by former Connacht Rugby star Damian Browne to raise funds for his Atlantic Challenge chosen charities.
Out they came in their thousands, in a weekend that saw fifty thousand shades of maroon on every street in the city and county.
In a little over two weeks, the madness will begin. But already there is an air of effort and industry as Michael Moloney and his team are counting down to July 31, and the opening day of the 2017 racing festival. Take note of the date: a festival we usually associate with the last week of July will this year begin on the last day of July, the latest possible start date, and end on Sunday August, 6.
FRANK NAUGHTON, one of Galway's best loved singers, host shis annual yuletide concert, A Vintage Christmas, in the Town Hall Theatre, where he will be joined by soprano, Sandra Oman.
To celebrate the life of John ‘Jack’ Feeney, 'The Mayo Nightingale', an evening of story and song will be presented by Mayo County Council’s Arts Service and Ballina Municipal District in Swinford Cultural Centre on Friday, September 23.
Cllr Terry O’Flaherty has called for a greater involvement of schoolchildren in future Galway events held to remember Irish men and women who have died in past conflicts and on peacekeeping duties with the United Nations.
Irishmen and Irishwomen who have died in past wars and on service with the United Nations on peacekeeping missions will be honoured at a ceremony at NUI Galway at 11am on Sunday July 10.