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Fr Peter Daly - ‘The warmest expression of our unbounded gratitude.’

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Week III

Did a midsummer murder silence a guilty pilot?

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Week II

Did Liverpool scuttle Galway’s Atlantic dream?

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If Eamon Bradshaw and his crew think their courageous plan to extend Galway harbour into deep water to accommodate cruise liners is a step into modernity that will bring commercial success to the city on a grand scale, it pales almost into insignificance compared to the stunning ambitions the Galway merchants schemed in the mid 19th century.

The west of Ireland lacks civilisation - But it has poetry

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Week II

New book explores Galway's influence on James Joyce

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"MY WIFE is from Galway city," James Joyce told a London literary agent in 1918 when his writings began to attract international attention, and that woman and Galway had a major impact on the Dubliner.

New multilingual phone app puts Galway’s history in your pocket

A new app launched in the city this week brings Galway’s history right up to date with a self-paced interactive tour of the city, featuring stories about local landmarks and famous characters from Galway’s past.

Dying for Home Rule

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Here are two pictures from my father’s head

‘The face and voice of the coming revolution’

Week IV

Documentary on 1916 pacifist Frank Sheehy Skeffington

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FRANK SHEEHY Skeffington, the pacifist, feminist, and journalist, tragically and wrongly executed during the 1916 Rising, is the subject of a documentary to be shown on TG4 on Tuesday March 8 at 9.30pm.

Galway Film Society's winter/spring 2016 season

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GRUMPY OLD men, bizarre love triangles, singers with stage fright, and American anti-capitalism will be the stuff of the cinema screen at The Galway Film Society's winter/spring 2016 season runs at the Town Hall Theatre from January 17 to March 20.

 

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