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Irish acts at 2018 Galway Jazz Festival

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IRISH JAZZ musicians, channelling the sounds of Cuba and American hip hop, the ideas of Albert Camus, and others possessing voices that can croon with the best, are all coming to the 2018 Galway Jazz Festival.

Ó Cuív accuses Michael Ring of ‘failure’ to spend funding ‘vital to the development of rural Ireland’

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The “failure” of the Department of Rural Development to spend funding that is “vital to the development of rural Ireland” is “inexcusable”, according to Fianna Fáil Galway West TD Éamon Ó Cuív.

An Taibhdhearc to celebrate 90th birthday

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THIS YEAR marks the 90th birthday of An Taibhdhearc, and the National Irish Language theatre mark the occasion with performances of extracts from the theatre’s repertoire, on Friday October 26 and Saturday 27.

Coláiste Éinde, ninety years

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Coláiste Éinde was founded very shortly after the State itself was founded. The aim was to educate boys through the medium of Irish so that they would go on to St Patrick’s teacher training college, get secure employment for life, and in turn, teach a new generation of boys through Irish. It started life in Furbo House, an old house belonging to the Blake family. A domestic problem arose within the family who owned the house, so the school’s stay there was brief and they had to leave at Christmas 1930. The college was transferred to Talbot House in Talbot Street, Dublin, the following month.

TG4 documentary films Irish Coast Guard honouring Eachléim volunteers for support during search

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At a moving event in Eachléim community hall last week members of the community were surprised and emotional when they were honoured by members of the Coast Guard for their outstanding contribution supporting the search and rescue efforts for the crew of Rescue Helicopter 116 in March 2017 in which four crew members lost their lives.

Foghlaim Gaeilge do Bhliain na Gaeilge 125

Ar smaoinigh tú riamh Gaeilge a fhoghlaim? Is é anois an t-am é a dhéanamh. Tá Conradh na Gaeilge ag deánamh ceiliúradh 125 bliain ar an bhfód i mbliaina, 2018.

'We’ve encoded our folk memory in language'

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GLOBE-TROTTING Gaeilgeoir extraordinaire, Manchán Magan, brings two delightful interactive shows to the Town Hall Theatre next month, where he will invite audiences to explore and celebrate Irish language and culture.

An Taibhdhearc, ninety years a’growing

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On December 3, 1927, a group of people met with the idea of setting up an Irish language theatre in Galway. The committee elected were Dr Séamus Ó Beirn, president; Seán Mac Giollarnáith, treasurer; Liam Ó Briain and Séamus Luibhéid, secretaries; An tAthair Pádraic Ó hEidhin, Liam Ó Buachalla, Síle Ní Chinnéide, Tomás Ó Raghallaigh, Mícheál Ó Droighneáin, Donal Ó Riordáin, and Tomás Ó Máille.

Aisling? - All-star 'extravaganza' of Gaeltacht artists

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AISLING?, THE an all-star extravaganza featuring 17 leading Gaeltacht artists from the worlds of music, dance, literature and visual arts, is coming to the Town Hall for two nights only.

Sinn Fein leader stops off in Athlone on constituency tour

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On a recent tour of the Longford/Westmeath constituency, Sinn Fein leader, Mary Lou McDonald allowed for a number of hours in Athlone where she met with a number of local community groups and organisations.

 

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