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Remembering Elizabeth Ellam

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My great grandmother, Elizabeth Ellam, was killed on the RMS Leinster when on October 10 1918, exploded and sank following a ruthless German submarine attack shortly after the ship had departed Dun Laoghaire, on her way to Holyhead in Wales. It was practically one month to the day before World War I was declared officially over.

Galway conference facilities highlighted in London

A recent business tourism networking event in London – organised by Tourism Ireland and Fáilte Ireland – was attended by 64 decision makers from international associations in Britain.

Beezneez bring major McDwyer play to Roscommon Arts Centre

A Beezneez Theatre Company visit to Roscommon Arts Centre is always welcome but when they grace the stage with a revival of what many consider to be John McDwyer’s finest play, it is a visit not to be missed.

'I tried not to judge Edward VIII while playing him'

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ALEX JENNINGS, recently seen in the hit Netflix series The Crown, playing the role of the abdicating King Edward VIII, is coming to Galway to take part in a Music for Galway event marking the 100th Anniversary of the death of the innovative French composer Claude Debussy.

Mr Day's struggles with the day to day grind

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MR DAY takes up a new position within a vast, complex, organisation, but struggles to understand its inner workings, andis out of harmony with both his surroundings and the people he encounters.

Blue Devils start provincial title defence

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Fresh from their defence of the Mayo senior championship, Tooreen will start the defence of the Connacht intermediate title on Sunday in Athleague.

Paul Brady Bank Holiday concert at Royal Theatre Castlebar

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Paul Brady, singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and one of Ireland’s most enduring and popular artists, makes a long awaited return to Castlebar when he appears in concert at The Royal Theatre on Saturday October 27.

The awaking of Augusta …A creative life

Augusta Lady Gregory, and her husband Sir William, were away in Italy in May 1888, when her former lover Wilfrid Scawen Blunt was imprisoned in Galway for participating in an anti-eviction rally at Woodford the previous October. I described last week, that within two days of her return to Galway she visited his empty cell, and remained sometime.*

First Time Buyers at a more advanced age when choosing to purchase first home

With the average cost of purchasing a house within Athlone and its environs now €197,154 and rent within the region at €750 per month, a survey conducted by Royal London has noted that first time buyers are now in their mid thirties before they make that initial abode purchase.

Album review: Value Void

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THERE HAVE been many terms coined over the ages to describe falling in, and being in, love, so it is some achievement for London based trio Value Void to have come up with a new one.

 

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