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If you wait for the right time, you wait forever

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Weeks pass by in the flash of an eye. There is such order to what we do now, that we become enslaved to the routine so that on Monday you do Monday things, on Tuesday, Tuesday things, and so on, until before you know it, you’re back doing Monday things again.

Community mourns passing of two popular figures

Two local women who lost their lives last Thursday in Ballinasloe were laid to rest this week.

A new experience at MK HAIR

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With a flare and passion for hairdressing that is almost as impressive as the hairstyles that he crafts for clients, Max Kinsella has recently opened the doors of his salon, MK HAIR, to the public.

The enduring legend of the Irish Madonna of Hungary

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An extraordinary thing happened in the Hungarian city of Gyor on St Patrick’s Day, March 17 1697. A painting of the Virgin and Child, brought to the city 42 years previously by Bishop Walter Lynch, a member of the esteemed Lynch family of Galway, began to ‘weep copiously’ during Mass. Despite having been wiped clean with linen cloths (one of those cloths is still preserved), it continued to exude ‘a bloody sweat’ for three hours.

Weight loss plan from System 10

There are three keys to a genuine weight loss plan – diet, exercise and metabolism correction. All three keys interconnect – one will not work without the other. Your metabolism is the most powerful of all the three keys – it is the ‘switch’ that controls everything else. In most people this switch is off.

Keegan is confident his new-look United squad can deliver this season

Galway United return to SSE Airtricity League first division action when hosting Athlone Town at Eamonn Deacy Park on Friday evening (7.45pm).

The Dirty Circus' 'No Pants' party

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IT'S CALLED the 'No Pants' party, but this is not an invitation to turn up with no trousers on to the next Dirty Circus at the Róisín Dubh. It just means you had better have a good excuse to justify whatever will be covering your legs on the night!

Kodaline to play Festival Big Top

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KODALINE, ONE of Ireland’s biggest and most internationally successful bands, are coming west this summer to play the Galway International Arts Festival's Big Top in the Fisheries Field.

A hero whose visage symbolises the west

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There are some artists whose life falls onto the canvas, becomes part of it, whose angst is evident in the brushstrokes; whose empathy shapes the message of the painting. They become part of what they work on, and what they work on becomes the whole of them. They become one with each other until it is impossible to ever see them apart as separate entities. To rob one from the other is to divide it irrevocably.

A hero whose visage symbolises his own place

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There are some artists whose life falls onto the canvas, becomes part of it, whose angst is evident in the brushstrokes; whose empathy shapes the message of the painting. They become part of what they work on, and what they work on becomes the whole of them. They become one with each other until it is impossible to ever see them apart as separate entities. To rob one from the other is to divide it irrevocably.

 

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