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Korean broadcasting station visits Galway city to cover endangered languages

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A documentary on endangered languages is to be produced by South Korea’s largest broadcasting network, following a visit to Galway to investigate the situation regarding the Irish language.

Powerful opening to ALT season with An Enemy of the People

Athlone Little Theatre will be taking on the dual challenge of presenting two masters of the dramatic form in one, with their upcoming production of Henrik Ibsen’s classic,  An Enemy of the People, adapted by Arthur Miller.

A world of stories on the cinema screen

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THE ARAB revolt against the Ottoman Empire, the facility reconstructed woman gets one up on her former husband; model families in crisis; and Spanish detectives coming up against a town where dictator Franco is still very much a hero - there is a world of stories to delve into at the Galway Film Society autumn/winter season.

Councillors condemn vandalism of Portlick Amenity Park

Athlone councillors have declared their disgust regarding the current state of Portlick Amenity Park.

Bráithreacht na Coiribe

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When a small group of anglers who regularly fished the lower lake were arranging a function for themselves in 1953, they decided to form an angling association as well. The objectives of the association were the promotion of good fellowship among anglers, the fostering of improved angling conditions, and the maintenance of free fishing. They called themselves the Brotherhood of the Corrib, or Bráithreacht na Coiribe.

Athlone Accessibility Awareness Day

Four of Athlone’s councillors attempted to navigate their way throughout Athlone’s Town Centre, using a manual wheelchair, a mobility scooter, a white cane, and other mobility aids which people with physical and sensory disabilities rely on in their day-to-day lives.

Peter Greene, volunteer and mayor of Galway

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Peter Greene was born in Galway city in 1895, the youngest child of Colman Greene from Carna and Julia McGrath from Newcastle. He was educated in the ‘Pres’ and the ‘Mon’, where his teacher Brother Ambrose was a major influence; “Boys, I hope none of you will ever wear the red coat.”

Merlin Woods and Circle of Life events planned for Heritage Week

An exciting programme of Galway events is planned to celebrate Heritage Week which  begins on Sunday.

 

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