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Cinema review: Inside/Out

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PIXAR HAS come to the end of a very unPixar like run. Its last three films, Cars 2, Brave, and Monsters University have been two uninspired sequels and a disappointing original film, and had lowered excitement levels for a Pixar original.

Glenn Gibson exhibiting at Town Hall

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GALWAY SCULPTOR Glenn Gibson is the latest artist to grace the exhibition space of the Town Hall Theatre bar with a show which opens there this Friday, June 26, at 6pm.

Cinema review: San Andreas

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WATCH THE trailer for this movie. After that, if you want to see it, then go. Do you want to see San Francisco shake? Great! Now you can see it shake with for two hours with beautiful people running around, gradually shedding garments and having near misses with falling buildings and flash floods. It is the Ronseal Quick Drying Varnish of movies. It does exactly what it says on the tin.

Father Patrick Peyton, the Rosary Priest

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Patrick Peyton was born on January 9 1909 in Attymass, Co Mayo, one of nine children. When they were growing up, the rosary was central to their lives. His family were subsistence farmers and unable to afford to send him to a seminary, so for a number of years he worked on the farm to help them earn a living as his father was too ill. Then he and his brother emigrated to America. They eventually entered a seminary in Notre Dame to study for the priesthood, but their hopes of being ordained together seemed to be dashed when Patrick got TB. The doctors told him his only hope was to pray, and pray he did, to the Blessed Virgin. He promised her he would dedicate his ministry to her and to the family rosary if he was saved. And so it came to be the two brothers were ordained as Holy Ghost Fathers together on June 15, 1941.

Begorrah! It’s Foil Arms & Hog

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‘BEGORRAH’ IS the ultimate stage Oirish cliché, but Foil Arms & Hog are reclaiming the word for great modern Irish comedy and as the title of their latest tour.

Galway Early Music Festival to celebrate 20th Birthday

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A ROMP originally performed by teenage French choir members in the Middle Ages will be one of the central shows at this year’s Galway Early Music Festival which runs from Thursday May 14 to Sunday 17 and celebrates its 20th anniversary this year.

Benefit launches two great new beauty buys this January

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I am a big fan of Benefit cosmetics so I did not consider it a task at all when Stauntons Pharmacy, Main Street, Castlebar, gave me two of Benefit’s latest products to try out.

Olaf Tyaransen film to be shown on RTÉ 2

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DON’T YOU Know Who I Am? the acclaimed rock‘n’roll short film written and produced by award-winning Galway author Olaf Tyaransen, will be screened on RTÉ 2.

Westport turns parking spots into leafy havens

Westport turned some of the town’s parking spaces into PARKing havens of a different variety altogether last weekend.

My Fellow Sponges charity show for Peruvian children

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MY FELLOW Sponges, the Galway band whose music ranges from folk to prog to pop, will play a charity concert for a chlidren’s home in Peru tomorrow night.

 

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