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The awaking of Augusta

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Isabella Augusta Persse (later Lady Gregory), grew up in Roxborough House, Co Galway, a large rambling estate house, with magnificent gardens, commanding some 18,000 acres over which her father Dudley Persse presided with almost feudal authority. His 13 children knew their wheel-chaired bound father as The Master.*

Plaque honouring those who fought with Éamonn Ceannt in 1916, unveiled at city museum

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A bronze plaque, dedicated to those who served under Galwayman and 1916 Proclamation signatory Éamonn Ceannt, in Dublin during the Easter Rising, was recently unveiled at the Galway City Museum.

Galway city market is thriving

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Shane Cox of Lynch Auctioneer says the property market is thriving in Galway cty.

Orla Tinsley a true inspiration as Tiger emerges from the woods with incredible return to glory

I hope none of you were put out in any major way by the recent storm Ali. I think the ferocity of that storm left many of us quite surprised. We had been warned it would be major, but not very, very major, so that when the sustained high winds began it left a lot of us nonplussed. Then we had Storm Bronagh which never came, was talked about but seems to have passed us by. So we don’t know what the weather for the future is likely to be.

Ó Cuív demands rules for community employment schemes be ‘relaxed’

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All vacant places on the Community Employment Scheme, the Tús Scheme and the Rural Social Scheme must be “filled without delay”, while rules governing the schemes must be changed to allow participants to stay on longer if no other suitable applicants are available to fill them.

Galway West Labour to 'campaign vigorously' for Michael D's re-election

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While Uachtarán na hÉireann Michael D Higgins will contest October's presidential election as an Independent, his former colleagues in the Labour party in Galway West have pledged to "campaign vigorously" for his re-election.

Liam O'Flaherty and The Radical Club

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IN 1925, Aran Island born writer, Liam O'Flaherty, published his breakthrough novel, The Informer. In that year, he also joined the Radical Club in Dublin, a forum for progressive artists and writers.

CULTURE NIGHT 2018 — COMPLETE GUIDE TO COUNTY EVENTS

 

Discover Galway’s literary heritage at Lady Gregory - Yeats Autumn Gathering

Discover more about our rich literary heritage at the Lady Gregory - Yeats Autumn Gathering, taking place at Coole Park, Kiltartan Cross, and Thoor Ballylee from September 28 to 30.

City of Galway twins with L.É. William Butler Yeats

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Galway City Council last weekend hosted a Reception to honour the Twinning of the City of Galway with the Irish Naval vessel the L.É. William Butler Yeats.

 

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