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Seapoint Corner about one hundred and fifty years ago

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This was Seapoint Corner c1865. The buildings we see, running from the left, are Prospect Lodge; Corrig View; Elm View; Prairie House with the balcony, which was built 1855-1861 by Colman O’Donohoe who had obviously spent some time in America; Beachmount; Villa Marina, which had the sign Michael Horan, Grocer over the door; Sunnyside Lodge; Seapoint House; then a gap which led into Seapoint Terrace; and finally, the thatched building which was George Fallon’s Baths. The sign on his gable read Hot Baths and Bathing, No Refunds and his family operated the baths business at least from 1855 to 1894

Donal Clancy to appear at the Pillar House Ballinasloe

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Since 2014, the Pillar House in Ballinasloe has operated the Pillar House Folk Club, welcoming a veritable 'who’s who' of the Irish folk & trad scene.

People of the Tribes: Meet Fred.

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Barna woman to represent Luxembourg in Tralee

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Barna woman Amber Crean will be one of those flying the Galway flag in Tralee this summer when she will represent her adopted workplace as the Luxembourg Rose.

A Galway family history with global echoes

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A FASCINATING documentary by Billy Murray premieres next week in Monivea and Nun’s Island Theatre. A Curious Burial Arrangement tells the story of cousins Rosamond and Kathleen Ffrench, last scions of the dynasty of Monivea Castle, interwoven with that of Billy’s mother Mary, who was a history teacher in Galway.

A Galway family history with global echoes

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A FASCINATING documentary by Billy Murray premieres next week in Monivea and Nun’s Island Theatre. A Curious Burial Arrangement tells the story of cousins Rosamond and Kathleen Ffrench, last scions of the dynasty of Monivea Castle, interwoven with that of Billy’s mother Mary, who was a history teacher in Galway.

Browne nears end of epic Atlantic race

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Galway’s solo Atlantic rower Damian Browne is closing in on the finish line of his epic journey, and is expected in Antigua in the early hours of tomorrow morning.

Athlone mourns Michael Talty

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Athlone is mourning the death of well-known local chef Michael Talty, whose body was retrieved from the River Shannon on Sunday.

'If kids learn empathy they do better academically'

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The modern world is full of fraught trials for children and young people, ranging across issues like exam pressure, bullying, poverty, homelessness, radicalisation, suicidal impulses, and the impact of social media.

‘Long blond hair and an afghan coat’

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THIS SATURDAY marks the 30th anniversary of the death of the legendary Galway fiddle player and traditional Irish musician Mickey Finn. His passing will be marked in a weekend of memorial sessions at The Crane Bar, from Friday April 21 to Sunday 23, featuring Mickey’s widow, Lena Finn, as well as Sean Ryan, Jackie Small, and Mickey’s brother Johnny Finn.

 

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