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Thornton claims Ironman podium finish

Galway's Kevin Thornton took a podium finish in the Dublin Ironman on Sunday, claiming third place despite suffering a puncture  during the 90 kilometre bike leg.

'I wanted to go back to that raw, acoustic, element'

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RYAN SHERIDAN releases his new album, Here and Now, on Friday August 28. Recorded in Ireland and Germany, it is the follow-up to his Irish platinum selling debut The Day You Live Forever, and as part of his upcoming tour he plays Tuam’s Sugarbeat Festival next weekend and the Róisín Dubh in September.

Loughrea boasts biggest drop in county-wide unemployment figures

The latest figures released by the Central Statistics Office have revealed that Loughrea has recorded the biggest year-on-year drop in unemployment in County Galway.

Metaphorica exhibition in Town Hall

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TOM MATHEWS' delightful Alice In Galway exhibition is still running at the Town Hall bar but next week it makes way for an equally wonderful exhibition, featuring the work of Dagmar Drabent and Marina Wild.

Chamber Philharmonia Cologne returns to Galway

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THE CHAMBER Philharmonia Cologne, or to give the ensemble its proper title, the Kammerphilhamonie Köln, make their annual pilgrimage to Galway to play the music of Vivaldi's Four Seasons in St Nicholas Collegiate Church.

Enjoy a New Orleans-style feast with Raging Cajun Catering

Chef Zimele Brown, formerly of Jamaica Joe’s, has started Raging Cajun Catering which specialises in Creole and Cajun cuisine direct from New Orleans. 

With nips in the air and a spring in our step

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There’s an auld Irish saying that me great granny used to say as she chewed a sod of turf on the days the baccy ran out, spitting it out across a room and nearly taking the head off the cat sat dozing on the range. “  And as the cat ran yelping around the room and headfirst into the fire, she’d gawk at me and say “Geraldine…” (She always called me Geraldine) “Níl an samhradh tagtha go dtí go n-eitlíonn pearóid ilsineach os cionn na feirme i mí Iúil” And as I’d rush to the focloir to make out what the focloir she was saying to me, I saw what her line meant “

President Higgins attends Tom Feeney memorial concert

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Last Sunday President Michael D Higgins and his wife Sabina led the distinguished guests of St Patrick's Brass Band at the memorial concert for the band's late president and long serving member Tom Feeney. Mr Feeney, a native of Bohermore who passed away in December of last year, was deeply involved with the band and played a key role in the band's revival in the 1960s.

Go Dutch - Galway Film Fleadh to screen films from The Netherlands

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THE NETHERLANDS may not get the same attention when it comes to cinema as do France, Germany, Britain, or Sweden, yet the kingdom enjoys one of Europe's richest and most storied cinematic histories.

‘I think the world has changed rather than me’

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The world - or at least the Western world - is a very different place now in July to what it was in May. In the space of around six weeks, Ireland became the first State where same-sex marriage was endorsed by the public through a referendum - kickstarting calls in Germany and Australia for the same; while the United States voted to approve gay marriage following a Supreme Court decision.

 

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