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Galway connections abound at this year's Rose of Tralee Festival, which is currently underway and culminates in the live final next week.
There are lots of Galway connections at this year's Rose of Tralee Festival, which is currently underway and culminates in the live final next week. The county is proudly represented by 23-year-old veterinary graduate Rosie Burke who has been enjoying a whirlwind few months since she was announced the winner of the local final in May.
Galway-boxer Gary Sweeney will get to chance to prove his punching power this weekend when he fights in his second professional bout on a top-drawer Frank Warren card in Cardiff.
BY DECLAN VARLEY
The Uniphar Cross Atlantic Cycle, led by former Ireland International and Lions rugby player Paul Wallace, takes place from September 4 to 8 this year.
The Laochra Gael series is one of the most popular and enjoyable GAA programmes on TG4, and it comes to an end this Sunday with the final programme featuring the Meehan brothers from the Caltra GAA Club.
IT HAS been many years since Bertolt Brecht’s The Caucasian Chalk Circle has been seen in Galway so this new production, by NUIG and Core Theatre College, is very welcome – all the more so as director Max Hafler and his young cast do a great job.
With 2016 here, Irish people are looking at New Year’s resolutions of the weight loss, smoking, financial or life change variety.
It had been a funny sort of a week, all told, thought Michael as he took his place among the mourners. He slid a look at the shiny brown coffin at the front of St Joseph’s Church, but couldn't quite bring himself to think about what – who – it contained.
Tragedy and misfortune seem to be amplified the nearer they are to the Christmas season. Our reaction to news of the darkest kind at this time of year centres on the ruination of the occasion, the absence of friends, the destruction of memories and the fact that it careers into the path of a season that is ostensibly presented as one of joy and familial togetherness.