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Galway Indian Community to hold major Diwali celebration

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Diwali, the festival of lights, and an ancient Hindu festival celebrated in every autumn in India, will be marked by the city’s Indian community this month with a major, celebratory, event, to which all Galway is invited.

Amber: the magic continues

On Saturday, November 7, Amber would like to invite you to celebrate its second anniversary at its premises on Mary Street, Galway.

Amber: the magic continues

On Saturday, November 7, Amber would like to invite you to celebrate its second anniversary at its premises on Mary Street, Galway.

Rebecca’s busy London life makes her the city’s top Periscoper

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A Galwaywoman is a social media pioneer in the UK after her live streaming posts have made her the largest content provider on the Periscope app.

Supply Chain Ireland seminar highlights demand for further growth of rail and air freight

The growth potential of rail freight, and the air cargo business to and from the west were highlighted at the Supply Chain Ireland seminar, an initiative of the Irish Exporters Association held at the McWilliam Park Hotel, Claremorris, recently. Under the theme ‘The Past, Present and Future of the Supply Chain in the West’, expert speakers from businesses, and individuals relating to improving and increasing efficiencies of the supply chain network, addressed the various benefits and challenges exporting manufacturers experience during the course of their daily business.

‘God grant peace to America’

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Despite Fr Peter Conway’s row with the Protestant rector of Headford, the Rev Dean Plunkett (and there were some appalling battles against Protestants to come), he got on surprisingly well with the landlord of the whole area, the impressively named Richard Mensergh St George, Esq, also the High Sheriff. Initially, when Conway asked him if he would donate land for a church for his Catholic tenants, the request was turned down flat. But out of the blue, St George invited Conway to his house one day and offered him an acre of ground ‘anywhere on his estate’, rent free forever;  furthermore, he gave an additional seven acres of land for a priest’s house, and a subscription of £20 for a school.

Leading sitar player gives Galway concert

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WORLD RENOWNED sitar player Surajit Das, accompanied by tabla player Subrata Paul, will give a concert of Indian classical music at the Nun's Island Theatre on Wednesday September 16 at 8pm.

Wilde expert Michael Seeney among speakers at Oscar Wilde Festival

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Galway’s Oscar Wilde Festival takes place next weekend for its third year, from Friday, September 4, to Sunday, September 6. The festival boasts a packed programme and will see Wilde experts and enthusiasts gather to celebrate his life and work in a west of Ireland setting. 

Foxford based artist's new commission opens in Clare

Foxford-based architect and visual artist Francis Lanuza has just completed and installed his first Irish commission as an emerging artist for his healing spaces work, entitled Healing Hills. He was commissioned by HSE Limerick, to produce from his studio a work of art for its Regina House community nursing facility in Kilrush, Co Clare. Twenty seven artists applied for the commission competition, and it was awarded to Francis. Previous to this he has worked on office space planning and design for Procter and Gamble, Brussels Innovation Centre, and as a design architect in Aidea, Philippines, for a variety of architectural projects.

 

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