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Defence Forces personnel based in Galway will take part in a ceremonial changing of the guard on Saturday at the National Memorial to Members of the Defence Forces who died in the service of the State.
COLM Ó Gaora may not be as well known as other figures from that extraordinary period of Irish history between the foundation of the IRB and the creation of the Irish Free State, but he was an important figure nonetheless.
The unique ‘Green Tea Chai’ pyramid range from Galway-based Solaris Tea has been shortlisted for the finals of the prestigious Irish Quality Food and Drink Awards. Solaris ‘Green Tea Chai’ was one of almost a thousand product entries which underwent three weeks of tough judging at the Dublin Institute of Technology’s School of Culinary Arts and Food Technology.
In an attempt to bring some normality into their lives following the traumatic years of the War of Independence, and the Civil War, Professor Tom Dillon, and his wife Geraldine (nee Plunkett), moved their five children to Dangan House, about three miles north of Galway town, close to the River Corrib. It is now a flourishing garden nursery, run by the busy Cunningham family and staff, but in the late 1920s it was a rambling two-storeyed manor house with shallow steps leading to a wide front door. Their father bought a cow, and chickens ran wild in the yard. In many ways it was an ideal home to bring up a lively young family, but understandably the terrors and the residue of those early years still bore heavily on the children. Politics was still a dominant player in their lives.
Galway-based photographer Martina Regan is celebrating one year creating bespoke fine art equine photography. The Equine Photographer prints and photographs will be available at this year’s Dublin Horse Show at Stand D6 which runs until Sunday August 9.
Innovative Galway-based employee rewards company Feelsright is to create 50 jobs in the Dublin area before the end of the year as it expands its customer service operation in the capital.
TOM MATHEWS' delightful Alice In Galway exhibition is still running at the Town Hall bar but next week it makes way for an equally wonderful exhibition, featuring the work of Dagmar Drabent and Marina Wild.
Renault Ireland and Bradley Renault are delighted to announce Joanne Murphy as their new brand ambassador in the west of Ireland.
THE DEADLINE for the 2015 Over The Edge New Writer of The Year competition, which is open to both poets and fiction writers, is Wednesday August 5, and there is a prize fund of €1,000 up for grabs.