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‘Ulysses is a big, democratic book... and Joyce has a tonic sense of humour’

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This Saturday, June 16, is Bloomsday and the Town Hall Theatre marks the occasion with a superb exhibition, Nighttown, featuring Joyce-inspired prints and drawings by Charles Cullen, which runs until the end of July.

'Ulysses is a big, democratic book...and Joyce has a tonic sense of humour'

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This Saturday, June 16, is Bloomsday and the Town Hall Theatre marks the occasion with a superb exhibition, Nighttown, featuring Joyce-inspired prints and drawings by Charles Cullen, which runs until the end of July.

County Galway author wins award for Nora Barnacle inspired story

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BALLINASLOE-BASED author Nuala O’Connor has won the prestigious UK-based Short Fiction Prize for her story ‘Gooseen’, about Galway woman Nora Barnacle, wife and muse to James Joyce.

Brunch at Salthill’s Ground & Co

There was a time when The Spanish Arch was a car park and there was nothing much on Middle Street except the Augi. That was when BT was still Moon's and Nora Barnacle's house was just another house, before Westside was called Westside and there was nothing Latin about the Latin Quarter — that was the time Salthill was the undisputed centre of all nightlife in the west of Ireland. While those days are long gone, Salthill seems to be reinventing itself once more.

The Salthill Social — a great restaurant and more

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Remember when The Spanish Arch was a car park and there was nothing much on Middle Street except the Augi; back when BT was Moons and Nora Barnacle's house was just another house; before Westside was called Westside and there was nothing Latin about the Latin Quarter — that was when Salthill was the undisputed centre of all nightlife in the west of Ireland. While those days are long gone, Salthill seems to be reinventing itself once more.

A Galway Bloomsday concert for Nora Barnacle

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BLOOMSDAY 2017 will be marked in Galway with the Nora at Nuns Island concert, featuring songs, operatic arias, and ballads, and celebrating the life of James Joyce's Galway wife, Nora Barnacle.

Molly blooms and Marilyn flies at Galway Theatre Festival

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MARILYN MONROE and Molly Bloom will be celebrated in two new, one-woman, shows, at the Galway Theatre Festival. Galway actor Tara Breathnach’s Molly is a staging of Molly Bloom’s famous soliloquy from Ulysses, while Marilyn Monroe Airlines: Always Late and Unreliable! features writer/performer Leonor Bethencourt in the comic persona of Marilyn-worshipping air hostess Zocorro.

Galway loves gin

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The craft beer revolution is in full swing and has well and truly whet consumers' appetites for higher quality beverages. The new thirst for premium alcoholic products has set the stage for the micro-distillers to start a revolution of their very own. Whiskey distilleries had begun to pop up across the country over the last few years. Since whiskey is required to be in a cask for three years to earn the Irish stamp of approval, many operators struggle to survive long enough to break even. Gin, however, does not suffer from the same limitations. The process of making gin is quicker than whiskey, no long ageing in barrels or intricate blending of different casks is required.

Did Liverpool scuttle Galway’s Atlantic dream?

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If Eamon Bradshaw and his crew think their courageous plan to extend Galway harbour into deep water to accommodate cruise liners is a step into modernity that will bring commercial success to the city on a grand scale, it pales almost into insignificance compared to the stunning ambitions the Galway merchants schemed in the mid 19th century.

New book explores Galway's influence on James Joyce

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"MY WIFE is from Galway city," James Joyce told a London literary agent in 1918 when his writings began to attract international attention, and that woman and Galway had a major impact on the Dubliner.

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