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Viva la Diva!

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As I write the tulips are making a wonderful show in the garden and every time I look out the window they lift the spirits. They have to be one of my favourite flowers, both for growing and cutting and I could never have too many. Which is just as well, as in our climate they are the least reliable of spring bulbs – hence the diva reputation. For every dozen you plant, eleven or twelve will perform beautifully the following spring, but in the year after that you would be lucky if two or three bother to show up.

McNelis calls for digital age of consent to be raised to sixteen

The commercialisation of personal data by social media companies, and the harvesting of such data by companies like Cambridge Analytica, show the need for stronger online protections for children and young people.

New Valley Wolves - new EP and Monroe's gig

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NEW VALLEY Wolves latest single 'Cut-Throat', the first from their new Gospel EP, went straight to #1 in the Irish Rock charts, and the band are coming to Galway as part of their latest tour.

'We need a more compassionate response. We need to repeal the Eighth'

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Hildegarde Naughton is one of many Irish politicians who has been "on a journey" over the issue of abortion and the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution, and at the core of what has persuaded her to campaign for a Yes vote on May 25 is the idea of compassion.

O’Brien urges Government to legalise medicinal cannabis

 

A feast for all the family at Galway Food Festival this weekend

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The 2018 Galway Food Festival returns this weekend to celebrate the people, produce, and passion that have firmly established Galway as the food capital of the west. Now in its seventh year, the west’s premiere food festival will take place over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend from March 29 to April 2, with five days of mouthwatering markets, delicious demonstrations, tasty talks, and a feast of family fun.

European Region of Gastronomy programme to launch tomorrow with free family event

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A free family event will be held in Galway tomorrow (Friday) to officially launch the flagship programme for Galway, West of Ireland European Region of Gastronomy (ERoG) 2018. The event will take place at the Spanish Arch from 5pm.

Galway Food Festival 2018 to take place over Easter bank holiday weekend

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Now in its seventh year, the 2018 Galway Food Festival will take place over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend, from March 29 to April 2. The west's premier food festival celebrates the city and county’s culinary landscape, showcasing the people, produce, and passion that have firmly established Galway as the food capital of the west.

Irish men storm the AIT International Grand Prix

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As the ultimate event of the AIT International Grand Prix, the Blue Riband AIT Mile event never ceases to lift the crowd.

Part of Forster Street, 1905

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This photograph, taken from an old glass slide, shows some important personage in an escorted carriage leaving the Great Southern Hotel. There are some mounted liveried gentlemen in front and two RIC men on horseback behind the carriage, which is hidden by the RIC men. You can see a policeman on foot to the right of our picture.

 

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