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An invitation to climb Croagh Patrick

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Sunday week, July 26, is Reek Sunday, or Garland Sunday or Garlic Sunday or even Crom Dubh Sunday, and I am sure there are many other names to describe the  famous pilgrimage to Croagh Patrick, when many thousands climb to its rocky summit.

Celebrity chef to attend Joyce’s food and wine celebrations

Galway’s leading local supermarket, with five locations throughout the county, will host two evening celebrations of local food and international wines this month. The evenings, which are in aid of Pieta House, will see celebrity chef Neven Maguire on hand to give top cooking tips and specialised cooking demonstrations using fresh produce from Joyce’s and its suppliers.

Plenty room to improve for Galway after Leitrim win

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Galway now have a month to prepare themselves for the visit of Mayo to Pearce Stadium in the Connacht semi-final on June 14 following their win in Carrick-on Shannon on Sunday. The month off is something that Galway manager Kevin Walsh is looking forward to after a hectic Spring schedule, he explained after the his sides eight point win. “The most important thing was to get out of here today. I’ve been involved in panels in the past that really struggled to get out of here, but the build up to today with New York and five league games in a row, it’ll be great to get a week off for the lads.”

An all day and night theatre experience

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A NEW theatre show, which takes place over the course of 24 hours, runs at the Nuns Island Theatre as part of the Galway Theatre Festival 2015.

‘I wasn’t ever going to write a novel along familiar lines’

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GALWAY WRITER Claire-Louise Bennett will launch her debut collection of short stories, Pond, this Saturday at the Hotel Meyrick, as part of the Cúirt International Festival of Literature.

‘I’m a novelist who briefly blogged, rather than a blogger turned novelist’

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Galway writer Lisa McInerney has been hailed by The Irish Times as “the most talented writer at work today in Ireland”. For several years, as Sweary Lady, she penned the award-winning blog The Arse End of Ireland, about life on a Galway council estate.

Community groups sought for new community film project

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Community groups in Galway are being invited to take part in a new film project.

Free digital marketing, financial sector and sales events seminars open to Galway businesses

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A free digital marketing event covering Lead Generation, SEO and Cloud will take place on April 23 in the Connacht Hotel from 9.30am to 1pm. This is being funded by Galway Executive Skillnet, the event will cover Lead Generation, SEO and Cloud with guest speaker and well-known social media trainer Damien Mulley.

‘Cré na Cille is a hymn to the Irish of Connemara’

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Since its publication in 1949, Máirtín Ó Cadhain’s Cré na Cille has been hailed as a masterpiece. Yet the novel has, in the words of John Banville, “remained locked away from non-Irish speakers”.

Kylemore Abbey to host arts festival First Thought talks

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The Galway International Arts Festival will present a special edition of its popular First Thought talks programme in Kylemore Abbey, Connemara, on Sunday April 12.

 

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