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"EXCEPT FOR the point, the still point, there would be no dance and there is only the dance." This line, from TS Eliot's Four Quartets, is the inspiration behind a new exhibition in Kinvara.
The Galway Archaeological & Historical Society AGM takes place in the Harbour Hotel on Monday, 9th January, 2017, and will be preceded by a Lecture, commencing at 8.00 p.m. to be given by Peadar O’Dowd entitled, “1916 and the Fight for Independence – Impact on a Galway Family”. The family involved is the former Crowe family of Bohermore, in which Martin, Julia and William were active during the Fight for Independence, while their father, John, escaped death from English naval shelling during the 1916 Galway rebellion. Martin was subsequently interred in Ballykinlar Internment Camp in County Down during 1921, and his story is contained in Vol. 48 (1996) of the society’s journal.
This photograph was taken in 1900 of the staff of Robert MacDonald, the plumber from Dominick Street. The business was started by his father, Peter MacDonald (late manager for Ross and Murray), who advertised himself in 1887 as “Plumber, Brassfounder and Gasfitter”.
Parke Arts and Drama Group will present The Country Boy by Charlestown born John Murphy in Parke Community Hall on April 1 and 2 at 8.30pm.
Éamon Ó Cuiv TD has had his first tentative piece of literary writing published in the current The Galway Review (volume 4). It is a competent piece of writing, and no one would have expected anything less, from the young Lochinvar who rides out of the west to astounding political victories every time. He wrote a review of Daniel Sammon’s Croagh Patrick and Me, Ireland’s holy mountain, which he can probably see from his kitchen window.
The tragic death of Ballinderreen boy Mark Fordham has shocked and saddened the tight knit south Galway communities of Ballinderreen, Kilcolgan, Kinvara, and Ardrahan. The seven-year-old lost his life following an accident in the yard of his home in Keamsella on Saturday morning.