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Rooftop auction for WB Yeats tower this Sunday

A 40 per cent cut in funding for the arts has meant that a local committee in Galway is having to go it alone to restore WB Yeats’ former home of Thoor Ballylee. The Yeats Thoor Ballylee Development committee will hold a fundraising evening at the tower this Sunday, May 31.

Thoor Ballylee - The perfect home for a poet

In August 1896 WB Yeats and his friend Arthur Symons went on a tour of the west of Ireland. The poet was 31 years of age. They stayed with Edward Martyn at Tulira Castle, Ardrahan, visited the Aran Islands, and Yeats made his first visit to Lady Gregory at Coole Park.

Wear orange on Friday for Join Our Boys

Join Our Boys Trust are asking you to wear orange this Friday May 1 as part of Wear Orange Day in order to raise awareness about Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD).

Join Our Boys Trust Wear Orange Day

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Join Our Boys Trust are promoting Wear Orange Day on May 1 to raise awareness about Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD).

Turloughmore’s got talent — show them what you’ve got

Following the much enjoyed success of last year’s talent competition, Turloughmore GAA Club has joined forces with the DMD Charity, Join our Boys, and is hosting another event, this year to be held on Saturday, November 8.

Twentieth Autumn Gathering focused on Yeats’ passionate relationships

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Even though the 20th successive Autumn Gathering centred on the talented Lady Augusta Gregory and her influence on the Celtic cultural revival at the beginning of the last century, it was her prodigy, WB Yeats, who stole the show.

A weekend of African film

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FROM EGYPT to Morocco, from Nigeria to Burkina Faso, the best new African movies will be on screen at he seventh Galway African Film Festival.

Galway African Film Festival

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FROM EGYPT to Morocco, from Nigeria to Burkina Faso, the best new African movies will be on screen at he seventh Galway African Film Festival.

Moving statues and the rural vernacular

THE MOMENTOUS Irish summer of 1985, with its spate of religious apparitions, is revisited in Gerry Conneely’s new comedy, The Year of Moving Statues, which comes to Druid Theatre next week.

Roddy Doyle’s War @ Town Hall

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RODDY DOYLE’S three act play War will be staged at the Town Hall Theatre tomorrow and Saturday by the Dunmore Amateur Dramatic Society.

 

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