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Spanish thriller to open Indreabhán film season

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AS SPAIN transitions from dictatorship to democracy, two detectives investigate the disappearance of two sisters in a town still very much pro-Franco and not that bothered by the vanishing of girls, who, supposedly, had 'reputations'.

City braces itself for highest tides in nearly two decades

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This month will see some of the highest tides Galway has experienced in the last 18 years, with measures being put in place to deal with flooding around the Spanish Arch area of the city.

The Whistling Girl - evoking the world of Dorothy Parker

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THE CAUSTIC wit, high times, eventful life, and inner shadows of writer Dorothy Parker are all evoked in The Whistling Girl, a new musical show featuring the combined talents of composer Trevor Knight and actor/singer Honor Heffernan.

A world of stories on the cinema screen

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THE ARAB revolt against the Ottoman Empire, the facility reconstructed woman gets one up on her former husband; model families in crisis; and Spanish detectives coming up against a town where dictator Franco is still very much a hero - there is a world of stories to delve into at the Galway Film Society autumn/winter season.

Buccs now head to Donnybrook after opening day win

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Buccaneers look to continue their winning form when they travel to Dublin to take on Old Wesley in the Ulster Bank League on Saturday.

Delorentos - acoustic Galway concert

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DELORENTOS HAVE announced Galway as part of their Home Again Acoustic Tour which takes place across Ireland in November and December. The Galway date taking place in the Town Hall Theatre on Thursday December 3 at 8pm.

Talented Luisa finally getting recognition for her fancy artwork

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When you pass a business window in any part of Galway, you will often spot some eye-catching artwork. It could be a cartoon, mural, or a serious message, and it may very well have been completed by Luisa Carthy.

A child-delighting feast of shows

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FOR THOSE of us blessed with kids, or who can borrow kids, a highlight of the year is the Baboró International Arts Festival for Children. So it was with great delight that your trusty correspondent attended the Monday evening launch for this year’s festival where details of the 2015 programme were unveiled.

'Poetry can illuminate people’s lives'

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Among the attractions of the upcoming Clifden Arts Festival is the launch of the latest poetry collection by Moya Cannon, entitled Keats Lives and published by Carcanet Press. It is also something of a homecoming, as Moya was a long longtime stalwart of Galway’s literary scene.

Tigers go looking for European glory

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Five teenagers from Castlebar based White Tigers martial arts club are winging their way to San Sebastian in Spain this weekend to represent Ireland in the WAKO European Kickboxing Championships.

 

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