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Stars come out as Ballyturk wows New York critics

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The stars came out for the US premiere of the Landmark Productions and Galway International Arts Festival co-production Ballyturk this week, as the show wowed New York critics.

ACT founder appointed vice-president of global meningitis confederation

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Siobhán Carroll, founder and CEO of ACT for Meningitis has this week been appointed as Vice-President for the Europe/Africa region of CoMO; the global Confederation of Meningitis Organisations.

Fr Lally’s Street League under 14 champions, 1965

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In 1881, Father Lally was made parish priest of Rahoon. At the time the parish was served by two churches, Bushypark and Barna, Dr McEvilly, Bishop of Galway was appointed as Archbishop of Tuam, and Father Lally was made Vicar Capitular of the Diocese in the interregnum until the appointment of a successor to Dr McEvilly. Dr McEvilly was aware that the very large parish of Rahoon had no central church so he gave Fr Lally money to start the process of erecting a new church beside the Presentation Convent. Fr Lally collected the funds and employed direct labour to build the church. The foundation stone of St Joseph’s was laid on April 22, 1882, and the church was consecrated on February 7, 1886.

Boost for Galway Hospice through Dormant Accounts Funding

Minister for Community Development, Natural Resources and Digital Development and Fine Gael TD for Galway and Mayo South, Seán Kyne last evening (Wednesday) confirmed an allocation of almost €100,000 for Galway Hospice from the Dormant Accounts Fund.

Touch rugby coaching day next weekend

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Are you looking to get more active in the new year but have not found the right activity yet?

NUI Galway to host CAO information event tonight

Students interested in studying at NUI Galway are invited to a CAO Information Evening tonight Thursday 11 January. Students, parents, guardians and guidance counsellors are invited to attend the event, which runs from 7pm to 9pm in the O’Donoghue Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance at NUI Galway.

Liam Mellows, county champions

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We know that hurling was played in the Bohermore area 200 years ago. Several different clubs operated around there at different times — Galway City, Bohermore 98s, College Road, Thomas Ashe, etc. Players would occasionally transfer from one club to another so it was natural for them to join the new club that was formed on February 11, 1933. The club was called Liam Mellows after the patriot who led the 1916 rebellion in Galway.

Council secures funding for flood defences

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The Galway City Council has secured funding for a major flood defence project for the city. The announcement was made by Galway city Mayor Pearce Flannery following an emergency meeting on Wednesday morning at 7am between the OPW Minister, Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran, an senior executives of the city council, and councillors.

Galway Arts Centre - what's going on for 2018

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THE GALWAY Arts Centre's 2018 visual art programme will feature a mix of Irish and international artists and partnerships with several festivals, including the Cúirt international Festival of Literature, TULCA Festival of Visual Art, Baboró International Arts Festival for Children, and Galway International Arts Festival.

Naomi Berrill - new album, Galway show

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SHE LIVES and works in Florence, but she was born and reared in Headford. She is cellist and vocalist Naomi Berrill, and she coming back to Galway to launch hew new album, To The Sky.

 

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