Search Results for 'Joe Geoghegan'

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Our Lady’s Boys Club, a brief history

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When OLBC was founded in 1940, the Government provided no out of school education for young people. There was a great need for social and recreational facilities. Such activity was virtually non-existent in the working class areas of Bohermore, Shantalla, The Claddagh, and ‘The West’. The critical core of the club was (and is) its generic youth club which met (and still meets) several evenings a week. The primary aim in those days was to show the boys ways and means of securing their own destiny.

Photography holidays in Lanzarote with Fahy Travel

Fahy Travel are next week launching a series of photography holidays in Lanzarote, the first of which start in May 2013.

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Athenry Golf Club: 13 holes singles stableford, Patrick McCarthy (25) 32, Martin Murphy (20) 31, Gross Martin Hynes (4) 27, Jimmy Murray (18) 30.

McGinns on the Quay, Dock Road, Galway

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Last week I visited McGinns on the Docks (previously Sheridan’s) to see what the new owners are serving in that lovely room upstairs overlooking the dockside area. The first thing I noticed is that it is now also an exhibition area and currently features some stunning limited edition framed photos by Joe Geoghegan of scenes from the Volvo Ocean Race. They are quite spectacular, well framed and mounted. In fact from any small viewing distance they look like paintings. There is also an exhibition by six local Galway photographers downstairs. I understand this will be a venue for further exhibitions.

Pint and shoot — McGinns becomes a new concept — the Photo Pub

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Mc Ginn’s, Bar & Restaurant are moving away from what was the small ‘early house’ pub on the Docks in Galway, and are adapting to an ever changing market. Tomorrow (Friday) sees the launch of Mc Ginn’s as a ‘Photo Pub’; a marriage of the traditional pub with photography. The launch on Friday night is entitled ‘Six of the Best’, an exhibition by six Galway-based photographers; Joe Geoghegan, Sean Tomkins, Sean Mc Cormack, Pat O Connor, Conor Ledwith, and John Smyth who have each created six landscape studies for the opening of Mc Ginn’s as the first dedicated Photo Pub in the world !

The Forge at Gort Festival

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THE FORGE At Gort literary festival, organised by the Western Writers’ Centre, returns on Friday March 25 and Saturday 26 to the south Galway town.

Local photographer to head up National Family Portrait Day

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Professional photographer Clare O Regan has been appointed Galway county manager of National Family Portrait Day.

Town Hall invites submissions from local artists

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THE TOWN Hall Theatre has been a central feature of Galway’s artistic landscape since it opened its doors in 1996 and, alongside the readings, plays and concerts, it also hosts art exhibitions in the bar area.

Master photographer's exhibition captures drama of Volvo Ocean Race

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Galway City Museum will host master photographer, Joe Geoghegan, for a one day extensive photography workshop on Saturday September 4.

 

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