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'The west end is a lovely area, like a village in the middle of the city'

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One of Galway’s best loved businesses is Ernie’s Fruit and Veg in Sea Road, which has been a central fixture in the west end community for more than 40 years. The shop was founded and is still run by Ernie Deacy, ably assisted by his son Ernest jr and daughter Annemarie, while his other son, Paul, owns Bell, Book and Candle just around the corner.

Connacht's Nathan White forced to retire

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Connacht have lost influential prop Nathan White, who has been forced to retire following a concussion injury in March.

Ghostly Galway tales in Fringe show Haunted

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GHOSTLY TALES, and stories of the supernatural, which have been gathered from around Galway, will be told in Haunted, a new play from new theatre company Ferocious Composure, which makes its bow at the Galway Fringe Festival this weekend.

After a wet winter, sun shines on Thoor Ballylee as Sabina Higgins opens Yeats exhibition

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On Saturday the sun bathed South Galway for the unveiling of the new Yeats Exhibition in Thoor Ballylee which is now open to the public every day over the summer.

Families and weddings Easter 1916

Joseph Plunkett and Grace Gifford were to have a joint wedding with his sister Geraldine Plunkett and her fiancé Tom Dillon, at the Rathmines church, Easter Sunday, April 24 1916. The confusion about the on/off Rising, the rumours about the possibility of Roger Casement being taken prisoner in Kerry, kept the couples guessing as to what would happen. But Joseph, one of the principle organisers of the Rising, probably knew more that what he said to his sister, that Grace ‘did not know the smallest thing about the political situation, and had no idea whatever of such things’.*

Jam-packed January at the Arts Centre

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An entertaining January 2016 lies ahead at Roscommon Arts Centre as the new season of events kicks off. The latest programme is filled to the brim with exciting theatre, music, and comedy.

New film featuring Galwegians who are Older Than Ireland

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FIVE GALWAY women, all aged more than 100, are interviewed and profiled in the award winning Older Than Ireland, which won the Best Feature Documentary award at this summer's Galway Film Fleadh, and goes on general release in cinemas on Friday.

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