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Augusta Lady Gregory, and her husband Sir William, were away in Italy in May 1888, when her former lover Wilfrid Scawen Blunt was imprisoned in Galway for participating in an anti-eviction rally at Woodford the previous October. I described last week, that within two days of her return to Galway she visited his empty cell, and remained sometime.*
The price of the average three-bed semi in County Galway increased by 3.2 per cent to €160,000 between June and September, according to a national survey carried out by Real Estate Alliance.
DIG WHERE You Stand 2018, the documentary funding scheme for young filmmakers in Galway city and county, is seeking submissions, and is open to anyone based in Galway under 35.
A poetic documentary filmed in and around Gort and mirroring the rich storytelling culture of the area, won the Best Cinematography in an Irish Feature award at the Galway Film Fleadh.
The importance of making a will
President Michael D Higgins will be one of the guests of honour this weekend when Galway Cathedral will be packed to capacity for the official installation of its new bishop, Dr Brendan Kelly.
On Sunday February 11, Bishop Brendan Kelly will be officially installed as the new Bishop of Galway, replacing Bishop Martin Drennan who retired in 2016. For the past 10 years, Bishop Kelly has been at the helm of the Diocese of Achonry, but previously spent many years working in Galway and its environs so his succession to the bishopric is something of a homecoming.
The ceremonial installation of Bishop Brendan Kelly as Bishop of Galway is expected to coincide with the official announcement of the papal visit by Pope Francis to Ireland.
The Holy Father, Pope Francis, has this morning appointed the Most Reverend Brendan Kelly, Bishop of Achonry, as the new Bishop of Galway, Kilmacduagh and Kilfenora. It is planned that Bishop Brendan’s installation will take place in the Cathedral of Our Lady Assumed into Heaven and Saint Nicholas on 11 February 2018, the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes.
Following their 1-10 to 0-13 draw last weekend in the county semi-final, Gort and Craughwell will face off again this Sunday in Kenny Park (12.30pm) to see who will face Liam Mellows in the final on December 3.