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Crowds flock to O’Donnellan & Joyce Wild Atlantic Way summer auction open viewings

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ODonnellan & Joyce’s summer auction season is off to a flying start with many of the Galway city and county properties seeing a great turnout at open viewings this week.

More than eighty properties in O’Donnellan & Joyce Wild Atlantic Way summer auction

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The summer auction season is set to break phenomenal records with O’Donnellan & Joyce bringing an extensive list of more than 80 properties to the market this week for its ‘Wild Atlantic Way’ summer auction set for Thursday June 8.

More than eighty properties in O’Donnellan & Joyce Wild Atlantic Way summer auction

The summer auction season is set to break phenomenal records with O’Donnellan & Joyce bringing an extensive list of more than 80 properties to the market this week for its ‘Wild Atlantic Way’ summer auction set for Thursday June 8.

Molly blooms and Marilyn flies at Galway Theatre Festival

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MARILYN MONROE and Molly Bloom will be celebrated in two new, one-woman, shows, at the Galway Theatre Festival. Galway actor Tara Breathnach’s Molly is a staging of Molly Bloom’s famous soliloquy from Ulysses, while Marilyn Monroe Airlines: Always Late and Unreliable! features writer/performer Leonor Bethencourt in the comic persona of Marilyn-worshipping air hostess Zocorro.

Galway loves gin

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The craft beer revolution is in full swing and has well and truly whet consumers' appetites for higher quality beverages. The new thirst for premium alcoholic products has set the stage for the micro-distillers to start a revolution of their very own. Whiskey distilleries had begun to pop up across the country over the last few years. Since whiskey is required to be in a cask for three years to earn the Irish stamp of approval, many operators struggle to survive long enough to break even. Gin, however, does not suffer from the same limitations. The process of making gin is quicker than whiskey, no long ageing in barrels or intricate blending of different casks is required.

Comedian Áine Gallagher launches NUI Galway’s 2017 Múscailt programme

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Comedian Áine Gallagher this week launched NUI Galway’s 17th annual Arts Festival programme, Múscailt. The festival, which runs from 6-10 March, will present a superb free programme comprising of art, music, performance, live art, comedy, spectacle, song, sculpture, film, dance and talks.

Barry McGovern and Benjamin Dwyer to perform in Neachtains

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THE EMINENT Irish actor Barry McGovern, and classical guitarist Benjamin Dwyer, join forces for a special recital in Tigh Neachtains this Thursday [February 23] at 4.30pm, mixing music with the poetry and prose of Samuel Beckett, James Joyce, and Flann O’Brien.

Joyce's The Dead - 'Letting the music tell the story'

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THE DEAD, James Joyce’s best-loved short story, has been given a thrilling new operatic treatment by the much-acclaimed company Performance Corporation, which is bringing it to the Town Hall Theatre, next month.

Persse’s Distillery, Nuns Island

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In 1840, the Joyce family offered their distillery at Galway for sale. It was described as follows: “That large and valuable distillery establishment at Nun’s Island, at presently occupied and worked by Messrs. James and Patrick Joyce. Within the walls that surround the distillery there is a mill to which there is a store capable of containing several thousand barrels of grain and two kilns, Queen’s warehouse spirit and barm store with various other offices and conveniences. The distillery contains a wash still of 5,000 gallons; a Low Wine still of 3,000 gallons; 3 brewing coppers fit to contain about 200 barrels each, 7 fermenting backs of 14,000 gallons each; One mash Kieve with machinery capable of mashing 200 barrels of grain, and a mill capable of grinding over that quantity daily.

Aimee Banks to star in new opera

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AIMEE BANKS, the 14-year-old soprano who burst on to the international scene last year after representing Ireland at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest, will appear in Heresy, the first opera by the celebrated Irish composer, Roger Doyle.

 

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