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Galway's Kevin Thornton took a podium finish in the Dublin Ironman on Sunday, claiming third place despite suffering a puncture during the 90 kilometre bike leg.
Traditionally in Ireland, the working farm dog has always been the border collie and this is still the case today. The black and white pooches with their low, loping, stride are still a familiar sight on the backroads and laneways of the countryside moving their woolly charges from one pasture to the next. Other herding breeds are occasionally used, such as the New Zealand huntaway and the Australian kelpie. A well trained dog with the right temperament is worth its weight in gold to a farmer.
DUE TO phenomenal demand, the great Bill Bailey has added a second date at The Black Box, Galway, to the Irish tour of his new show, Limboland.
THE CHAMBER Philharmonia Cologne, or to give the ensemble its proper title, the Kammerphilhamonie Köln, make their annual pilgrimage to Galway to play the music of Vivaldi's Four Seasons in St Nicholas Collegiate Church.
Record-breaking attendances of 200,000 attended the 38th Galway International Arts Festival's 375 performances, talks, and exhibitions across 26 venues in the city, making this year's festival "the most successful ever" according to the organisers.
THE STRANGE Brew Summer Shindig 11, the long running clubnight's annual summer get-together at the Róisín Dubh, celebrating the very best of Irish indie music, with gigs in the Dominick Street venue's live area and upstairs bar, takes place on Thursday July 30 from 8pm.
YOU MAY have seen Roger Corman’s 1960 film Little Shop of Horrors, but when it plays at the Galway International Arts Festival this month, you will never have seen it done like this before.
Police in New Zealand are treating the death of a Galway man who drowned in Wellington Harbour at the weekend as an accident.
Forty years in the music business, one of New Zealand's most celebrated singer-songwriters, Tim Finn will perform at the Galway International Arts festival for the first time.
ANDY IRVINE and Dónal Lunny boast CVs and achievements like few others - Andy has been in Sweeney's Men and Patrick Street; Dónal in The Bothy Band and Moving Hearts; and together they have served in Planxty and Mozaik.