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Arts festival and Druid up for Irish Times Theatre Awards

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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.

Will Galway ever do ‘socially responsible sustainable’ planning?

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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.

Public must persuade TDs to support repealing the Eighth says Galway Pro Choice

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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.

Why did Robert Gregory reach for the sky?

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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.’

Invest in yourself in 2018

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.

Neil Delamare - Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Pensioner

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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.

We saunter back to reality after the warmth of the holidays

We have finally jumped from 2017 to 2018 and even though I am compiling this on January 4, it seems as if half the country has not yet gone back to work. There is a general air of ‘let us wait until the children go back to school’, which will be next Monday. So for the moment there is still the remnants of festivities around.

Nollaig na mBan

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Wise Men came bearing gifts,

Roscommon Arts Centre unveils spring 2018 programme

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As the 2017 season draws to a close at Roscommon Arts Centre, the unveiling of the Spring 2018 events brochure will satisfy those wondering what is in store at the centre in the coming months.

‘You may snore if you please’ (Per me vel stertas licet)

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Hands up those of us who did Latin in school?.....three? five? ..OK 12 of us. I know Latin is still sold to some young students as the key to understanding European culture and heritage. Old school masters argue that Latin is better for you than Sudoku, better, even, that The Irish Times Crosaire crossword. Yet when I came across my old Kennedy’s Revised Latin Primer, I was filled with an old familiar dread. There it all was, the boring conjunctions of verbs, and the declensions of nouns; all the miserable rules of grammar and syntax, possibly the driest book ever created, and not a joke between its covers.

 

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