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'Galway felt like a really good place to come and make the record'

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WHEN DECLAN O’Rourke’s debut album, Since Kyabram, was released in 2004, it confirmed, indeed exceeded, the promise and expectations that had been building up around the Dublin singer-songwriter.

Corofin have what it takes to retain title

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On Sunday in MacHale Park – Galway club champions Corofin put their provincial and All-Ireland club titles on the line when they take on Mayo champions Ballintubber (2pm).

Ballintubber will need to dig deep on Sunday

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Ballintubber will have to produce the game of their lives - and some - to have a chance against standard bearers and All-Ireland champions, Corofin, in the Connaught final this Sunday at Elverys MacHale Park - with throw in at 2pm.

Corofin favourites to win provincial final

On Sunday in MacHale Park – Galway club champions Corofin put their provincial and All-Ireland club titles on the line when they take on Mayo champions Ballintubber (2pm).

Museum acquires handwritten Ó Conaire letters

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An important collection of letters from the mid-1920s concerning the Irish-language writer Pádraic Ó Conaire has been kindly donated to Galway City Museum by the Galway Technical Institute on the ninetieth anniversary of the author’s death. The letters relate to Ó Conaire’s time as an Irish language teacher at Galway Technical Institute (GTI), then situated on Dominick Street.

A School for surprises…

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Although St Kieran’s College was only 10 miles from the Kilroy’s home at Callan, Tom Kilroy and his four brothers were educated there as boarders. In those days, early 1950s, any journey beyond that of a pony and trap was an adventure.You had to take Tom Nolan’s bus to get from Callan to Kilkenny. The school buildings were a mixture of carved balconies, and entrance steps in neo-Gothic riot. Behind its extravagant exterior, lay a new Catholic church, proudly testifying the various Emancipation Bills in the previous century, which gave Catholics the freedoms to practice. St Kiernans’ was a typical diocesan college of the Diocese of Ossory. An important function was the education of young men to be priests.

Druid announces FUEL participants

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DRUID THEATRE Company has announced its four artists for this year's FUEL residency - Tara Breathnach, Mags Keohane, Elaine Mears, and Sarah-Jane Scott - all of whom are based in Galway.

'We got a fantastic response from cartoonists internationally'

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Galway’s second Cartoon Festival kicks off this weekend on Saturday, and last year’s little acorn has already had an impressive growth spurt. Last year the festival was confined to two venues, whereas this year’s event features work by more than 70 cartoonists from all around the world which will be on show in a minimum of eight locations across the city.

O’Donnellan & Joyce shortlisted in the Property Industry Excellence Awards

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O’Donnellan & Joyce has recently been shortlisted for the 2018 Irish Independent Property Industry Excellence Awards in the category of Regional Excellence. This is the fourth time the Galway company has been shortlisted in these prestigious awards.

McDonogh company lodges plans for €120million office campus at Ballybrit

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McDonogh Capital Investments, a subsidiary of Galway-based Thomas McDonogh & Sons Limited, has lodged a planning application for the first phase of a new market defining office campus, Eastgate, to the east of Galway City.

 

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