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ACTIVIST, JOURNALIST, author, social justice campaigner, and briefly a Stormont MLA, Eamonn McCann has long been an outspoken and independent voice in Irish politics and society.
After two sell-out performances in 2015 and 2017, the Three Irish Tenors return to Westport Town Hall Theatre this Saturday at 8pm.
A referendum to repeal or retain the controversial Eighth Amendment of the Constitution is no longer a matter of if, but when. What happens between now and the yet to be decided referendum date, is a long campaign by all sides in the argument to win the hearts and minds of voters.
ALISON SPITTLE, one of the most popular of a new generation of Irish comedians is, as well as being very funny, also a terrible worrier. She worries so much she's decided to do a show about it. Now she's worried about making it a good show.
The Galway International Arts Festival and Druid Theatre Company are strong contenders at this year's Irish Times Theatre Awards, with both being nominated in a variety of categories.
If the pre-Christmas fear that we would have a general election achieved nothing else, it did flush a few Dáil hopefuls out into the public domain, resulting in a bit of competitive electioneering, particularly from two of the city's more testosterone loaded FF hopefuls.
With a majority of Galway TDs opposed to, or undeclared on, repealing the Eighth Amendment, Galway Pro-Choice is calling on the 11 TDs, spread across the county's three constituencies, to "investigate the full impact" of the Eighth on women's lives.
On February 2 1918, a day after she heard that her only son had died while flying with his squadron on the Italian front, Lady Gregory wrote briefly to WB Yeats: ‘The long dreaded telegram has come - Robert has been killed in action ….it is very hard to bear.’
With the start of the new year now is the time to invest in yourself by updating or adding to your knowledge and skills set. It is also a good time to review your personal goals, your job and career, and decide what direction you want to take. Taking a course offers many benefits both from a personal and career perspective. You acquire new knowledge, plus the recognition it brings, but above all you can enjoy the experience of learning something new. So why not act now on making changes to your life by signing up for a course today.
ONE DAY Neil Delamere's father asked him to help deliver the Meals on Wheels. He agreed, little knowing their lives would never be the same again - except for the bits of their lives that did not change.