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Exploring the lives of 'the forgotten Irish'

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THE LIVES of Irish emigrants to Britain in the 1950s and 1960s will be explored in the new exhibition by Bernard Canavan, which opens tomorrow in the Kenny Gallery in the Liosbán Industrial Estate.

Galway International Arts Festival 2018

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A PSYCHEDELIC journey for the ears with The Flaming Lips, and for the eyes and feet with the Miracoco Luminarium installation; getting up close and personal and with the moon (even its dark side); to harrowing stories from victims of the Syrian civil war to a survivor of the Holocaust - this is the Galway International Arts Festival 2018.

President leads tributes to 'the great playwright of the emigrant'

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"THE IMPORTANCE of Tom Murphy's contribution to Irish theatre is immeasurable and outstanding. We have had no greater use of language for the stage than in the body of work produced by Tom Murphy since his earliest work in the 1960s."

'Our biggest task at the moment is the environment and technology can help us'

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He has been Galway Science Person of the Year, Volunteer of the Year, a recipient of Galway Mayoral Community and Social Award and both the Technology in Schools Award and Technology in the Community Award.

Minute's silence for man pardoned for Mám Trasna murders

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Mayo County Council held a minute's silence in memory of Myles Joyce, also known as Maolra Seoighe, who was wrongfully convicted and hanged for the murder of five people on the Mayo/Galway border in 1882.

Donegal poet awarded Broderick writer’s residency

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Poet Annemarie Ní Churreáin has been announced as the inaugural recipient of the John Broderick writer’s residency by Westmeath County Council in partnership with the Arts Council.

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Ballina Salmon Festival meeting

Taking to the road in Ireland for the Easter weekend

With the long Easter weekend ahead and many motorists taking to the road for a getaway, a survey by mobility solutions specialist easytrip, Ireland’s only electronic parking and tolling tag provider, has revealed the top five most popular scenic drive route in Ireland.

The Camembert Quartet to play Monroe's Live

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THE CAMEMBERT Quartet, The Late Late Show's house band, are taking a break from the RTÉ studios, and heading to Galway to play Monroe's Live.

Project Galway 2027 - it is worth fighting for

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The Government has been getting some criticism recently for its rollout of Project Ireland 2040. In large part this is due to the use of 'advertorials' to shape coverage of the plan in local and national media, in a way that was seen to go beyond acceptable public information campaigns.

 

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