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The poet and his legend returns home

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Kathleen B Curran, who began working for the Galway Harbour Board after she left school, would rise spectacularly through the ranks to become the combined Harbour Master and secretary to the Port Authority (an unheard of position for a woman in Ireland). She was intimately involved in all of the major events which the harbour witnessed during the latter part of the last century. But I am sure she took particular pleasure, as an Irish language enthusiast and a great admirer of the poet WB Yeats, when Galway was picked out to play a role in the great poet’s funeral.

Fijian flyer Reece joins Connacht

Linley MacKenzie

Where is Europe going (and why you should be concerned)

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Insider has been closely following the Tweets of former Belgian prime minister Guy Verhofstadt, especially since the onset of the Catalonian crisis, often replying to and commenting on his pronouncements. So is Insider ‘Trolling’ the leader of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe?

Former SAS soldier to speak at Galway peace meeting

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What makes a special forces operator turn peace campaigner? That will be one of the main questions answered at a public meeting tomorrow at 8pm, by Ben Griffin, a former SAS member, who, after serving three months in Iraq, refused to return to combat in Baghdad.

'I always knew I was going to write this'

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THE KENNY Bookshop and Art Gallery recently hosted the launch of Galway artist Vicki Crowley’s absorbing memoir, Beyond the Ghibli, which traces her life from her earliest days in WW2 Malta, via many years in Africa, to settling down in Barna with her Irish husband Don and children.

'I have yet to write my best song,'

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Albert Hammond owes a lot to a man who had a barber's shop in Gibraltar. As a child the world famous singer/songwriter used to sweep hair off the floor in exchange for guitar lessons.

 

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