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New city park and rugby pitch planned for Kingston

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Twelve acres of amenity land in the Kingston area, half of which is owned by the Galway City Council, look set to be turned into a major public park to include a children’s play area, three multi-use games areas, and a grass rugby pitch.

Galway band to play Glastonbury

GALWAY BAND The Latchikos - Aindiras de Staic, Timmy Scanalan, and Eimhin Cradock - are set to play Glastonbury but will do a show in Galway before then.

Three in a row for Glanbia at international cheese show

Glanbia Ingredients Ballyragget the makers of Kilmeaden and Avonmore cheese, has retained the Fayrefield Trophy for the third year in a row for the best international cheddar at the prestigious Nantwich International Cheese Show in the UK recently.

Duke Special to play Galway Arts Festival Big Top

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Duke Special is heading west this summer to play the Galway Arts Festival Big Top as support to Bell X1 on Saturday July 16.

Rock in the New Year with the Saw Doctors in the Royal Theatre

2010 has been a great year for The Saw Doctors with sell-out tours in Australia, USA, and the UK in the first half of the year, summer festival appearances at Glastonbury in June, Oxegen in July, and the V Festivals in August, culminating in the September release of the band’s long awaited new studio album, The Further Adventures of The Saw Doctors. And what better way to celebrate 2010 ticking into 2011 than by joining them for the biggest New Year’s Eve party in the west in the Royal Theatre, Castlebar.

Two-in-a-row as Glanbia sweeps the (cheese) boards at UK Cheese Oscars

Glanbia Ingredients, the makers of Kilmeaden and Avonmore cheese has retained two prestigious trophies and scooped an additional trophy, two gold medals and one silver medal in the Class Awards at Nantwich International Cheese Show last week.

A feast of amazing musical talent for Galway Arts Festival

The Festival Big Top is set to join a list of iconic festivals that are hosting great musical talent this summer. Following their enchanting performance at this year’s Glastonbury music festival, American group Bon Iver will bring their haunting melodies from their critically acclaimed album For Emma, Forever Ago, to the Festival Big Top on Thursday, July 23 at 8.30pm. Having shared the ‘Other Stage’, one of Glastonbury’s main stages, with music greats including The Prodigy, Franz Ferdinand and Bloc Party, Bon Iver’s Galway gig will offer the unique opportunity to savour the group’s acclaimed live performance in a unique setting following their sets on the stages of Glastonbury and Lollapalooza. Supporting Bon Iver at their Galway performance is Alela Diane, one of America’s most captivating contemporary singer/songwriters who has also just performed on Glastonbury’s The Park Stage. Following her performance at this years Glastonbury and having already caused a huge stir with her new release To Be Still, Alela Diane’s show with Bon Iver is the most highly anticipated musical performance in Galway this summer.


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