Search Results for 'Kinvara'

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Kinvara-based artist paints ‘peace’ on walls of French World War town

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An international artist from County Tyrone, based in Kinvara County Galway, has returned this week from a six week stay in the French town of Grenay where he painted seven murals on cemetery walls with twenty four young people in a project that aims to inspire young adults who are unemployed or beginning their careers.

Politicians - to much drift, too little grasp of the real issues

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The first six months of 2017 have been hectic to say the least - a change of taoiseach, arguments which have severely tested the stability of the government and brought us to the brink of a general election more than once, a UK general election, and the collapse of the Stormont Assembly.

A portrait of a lady

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Some months after Lady Christobel Ampthill’s spectacular accident (her horse who refused to jump a flooding stream, and she was thrown into the river, and nearly drowned), Michel Déon and his wife Chantal, came across her sitting in her car near Kinvara.* She clearly looked distressed. There was a rumour that she had not fully recovered from her accident. She was getting forgetful.

Riding side-saddle, and other French tales

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I do not know the statistics, but I feel sure that the greatest number of our continental visitors come from France. During the summer you hear and see a lot of French people clutching maps of our small city, wandering about in groups; or lines of young students talking and gesturing happily among themselves, not paying the least attention to their guide. The French are not operatic like the Italians. They share beautiful sounding words; but the face is serious. I feel there is something of Old Europe in the French language.

Kinvara fast becoming a preferred location

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The village of Kinvara retains its authenticity and there is noted and increased interest in the area in the last 12 months, according to agent Shelagh McGann at Keane Mahony Smith. The village, its super amenities, its coastline, and its great schools make it stand apart as a preferred location.

The postman and the oracle

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THE WALK and The Sibyl, a joint exhibition by artists Brian Twomey and Kristy Verenga, will be officially opened today [Friday September 2] at 8pm, in The Courthouse, in Kinvara.

Spacious family home within a few minutes of Kinvara

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DNG Lyons & Bracken is offering this impressive five/six bed home with circa 297sq m (3,200sq ft) of floor space for sale by private treaty. This large and attractively designed dormer style home is sited on circa 0.5 acre located in one of the most sought after areas in County Galway and represents probably one of the last opportunities to purchase a large family home with panoramic views of the Burren, with the added benefit of being within a few minutes of the beautiful coastal village of Kinvara.

The Easter Rising in Galway:

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St Patrick’s Day parade in Galway, 1916

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This parade started from the Square in the following order: Eyre Square North – Industrial School Band; Galway Urban District Council; Galway Board of Guardians; Students of UCG; AOH. Eyre Square East – The Monastery School Fife and Drum Band; UIL; Town Tenant’s League; Galway Woollen Manufacturing Co; and the Irish National Foresters.

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