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'I just wanted to do something without compromising'

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JFDR is the latest project of the gifted and prolific Icelandic singer-songwriter Jófríður Ákadóttir. Only 23, she has already released a string of albums with Samaris and Pascal Pinon, collaborated with Gangly, Low Roar, and Lapalux, and in March, released her first solo album, Brazil, to rave reviews. On July 30, she brings the curtain down on this year’s GIAF with a gig in the Róisín Dubh.

Beautiful home in Doughiska

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Glendale Properties is offering for sale by private treaty this beautiful semidetached residence in Coill Tire, Doughiska, Galway. This property is beautifully presented and located within the well maintained development. This is an end property with an extra large side entrance to the rear garden.

The Galway International Arts Festival booking office now open

The 40th Galway International Arts Festival box office has officially opened on Forster Street, to complement the online booking facility.

Icelandic choir to sing in St Nicholas'

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ICELANDIC CHORAL music will be heard within St Nicholas' Collegiate Church when the Selkórinn choir perform a tea-time concert in the city centre church next week.

'Galway was a friendly, spiritual, city, so I decided to remain here'

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In 2014, Galway saw the opening of its first mosque - the Mosque of Mary on the Old Monivea Road, Ballybrit. It was erected by the Ahmadiyya Muslim community which is headed by Imam Ibrahim Noonan, a man with strong faith and a fascinating life story as I discovered when meeting him for an afternoon chat in the House Hotel.

Album review: Ásgeir

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WITH HIS debut album, In The Silence (aka Dýrð í dauðaþögn) having come out of nowhere to be a phenomenon in his native Iceland, and winning critical acclaim and audiences across Europe, expectations are very high for the follow-up.

International outcry at Athenia sinking

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New book launched to honour NUI Galway professor

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STEPHEN G ELLIS, professor of history at NUI Galway, and an expert on Tudor Ireland, is to be honoured with the launch of a new book of essays covering the period from late medieval to early modern Ireland.

Responding to the Insider article on Repealing The Eighth

If I were an alien that had just arrived on earth from another planet and read the Talking Politics article in last week’s Galway Advertiser entitled “Repealing the Eighth and the right to autonomy over ones’ own body,” I’m sure I would be marching on the Dáil in an effort to repeal the “draconian laws” you describe in this article. However I am not and I would like to point out a number of flaws in the article.

Vikings v the Irish in epic Russian drama

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GONDLA, AN epic tale of strife, poetry and revenge, between an Irish prince and the native Icelandic nobles, and set in ninth century Iceland, comes to the Town Hall Theatre on Friday August 19 and Saturday 20 at 8pm.


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