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'Comedy is huge in Galway - I just delved right in'

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SARAH O'GORMAN'S entry into comedy came via a mixture of geography, circumstance, and finding herself standing next to Phill Jupitus. Today she is auditor of the NUIG Comedy Society, and is about to make her second appearance at the Vodafone Comedy Carnival Galway.

‘Much that I would like to say must go unsaid.’

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On December 7 1922, Pádraic Ó Máille TD and his friend Sean Hales TD of Cork, walked out of a hotel on Ormonde Quay, by Dublin’s river Liffy. They just had lunch, and were on their way back to the Dáil in Leinster House, a short drive away. Ó Máille, Galway city and Connemara’s first TD, had been appointed Leas Ceann Comhairle (deputy speaker ).

Huge community support for family of tragic kayaker

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The tragic death of Kayaker and water enthusiast, Eamonn O’Donohoe, will be remembered through activities at Hodson Bay in the coming weeks.

Get onto that saddle — Cycle for ACT 2016 this Sunday

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The committee of Cycle for ACT are proud to announce details of Cycle for ACT 2016. Now in its second year, this hugely popular 55k and 100k cycle will take place in Tuam, Co Galway on Sunday April 17 to raise awareness and funds for the national charity ACT for Meningitis, to help them continue to save lives through awareness and offer support to anyone in Ireland affected by meningitis.

Galway’s literary review attracts new talent

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Éamon Ó Cuiv TD has had his first tentative piece of literary writing published in the current The Galway Review (volume 4). It is a competent piece of writing, and no one would have expected anything less, from the young Lochinvar who rides out of the west to astounding political victories every time. He wrote a review of Daniel Sammon’s Croagh Patrick and Me, Ireland’s holy mountain, which he can probably see from his kitchen window.

Jennings leads from start to finish to claim first Galway rally

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The 2016 Corrib Oil Galway International Rally marked the introduction of the R5 category of cars as the main vehicles in the Irish Tarmac Championship.

Tributes pour in as Judge Desmond Hogan retires

 

Fundraiser to take place in the Town Hall for assault victim Shane Grogan

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A fundraising event will take place in the Town Hall Theatre on Monday December 7 in aid of Tuam man Shane Grogan who was seriously injured in an unprovoked assault in the town three years ago.

A letter from Seamus Heaney

Irish traditional music is one of the great survivors of history. Maybe it was because we are an island, way off on our own in the western Atlantic, and until the latter decades of the last  century, out of hearing from the mass cultural movements of popular cinema, radio and TV, especially the modern music from Europe and the US, that something distinctive has survived. As a boy I would only hear traditional music sessions in a few Gaelteacht areas, or from the welcoming Standún family in Spiddal, or at the Féiseanna at An Taibhdhearc, which was more memorable for the day off from school than it was for the music.

 

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