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New language classes at The Granary Learning Centre

The Language Institute at the Granary Learning Centre has launched its packed spring and summer language programme for adults, and a special programme for teenagers. The ever popular practical Spanish courses will run throughout the spring and summer with a new class beginning each month. German classes will also start in the middle of May for beginners and improvers, as will courses in Chinese, Portuguese, and Russian. The Spanish for teens short summer courses begin again in June, and the foreign language teacher training course will be repeated in May and June.

A Dickens of a Christmas treat in the Set Theatre

A wonderful way to begin the Christmas season. For one night only on Monday December 20, young Irish film makers will present an intimate, dramatic reading of the seasonal classic A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens in the Set Theatre, John Street.

The Adventures Of The Wet Señor

ON SEPTEMBER 21 1588, a violent storm of tornado strength broke up three ships of the Spanish Armada and ran them aground on Streedagh Beach in County Sligo.

From Galway to Mexico with TULCA

TULCA, GALWAY’S Festival of Visual Arts 2010, returns from November 6 to 21 and will present work by more than 40 national and international artists across eight venues and public spaces in Galway city.

Infocus Opticians gives gift of vision to people in need

Local optometrist, John Fogarty FAOI of Infocus Opticians, is taking the World Sight Day Challenge to help give sight to people in developing countries.

BULK - a voyage into industry and capitalism

DURING APRIL and May, artist Niamh Heery embarked on a 24-day transatlantic voyage on a freighter ship from Buenos Aires to London.

Renowned disability rights activist for Ability 5k run

There’s less than two weeks to go now before runners and revellers alike gather in Belvedere House and Gardens to participate in the Ability 5k Fun Run. Already primary and secondary school students, footballers, hurlers, rugby players, and members of Mullingar Harriers are getting ready to take part in what will be a great morning to raise funds for people with disabilities in West Africa. The run takes place on Sunday September 19 at 11am.

New book of short stories from prolific Callan cleric

Fr Jim O’Halloran is well known in his hometown of Callan for the 20 plus books, which he has had published over as many years and it was no surprise to the local community to hear that he has yet another book on the shelves in bookstores this month.

New book of short stories from prolific Callan cleric

Fr Jim O’Halloran is well known in his hometown of Callan for the 20 plus books, which he has had published over as many years and it was no surprise to the local community to hear that he has yet another book on the shelves in bookstores this month.

Oscar winning Argentine film to be screened at Galway Film Fleadh

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ARGENTINA ARE proving to be a thrilling team at the South African World Cup, and are among the favourites to lift the trophy, but it is also a good time for Argentine film making.

 

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