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A life as colourful as the dolls she makes

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While most people think of dolls as mass-produced Barbie-type artefacts, the creations of Kinvara based dollmaker Helga Pikal are of an entirely different order. Her hand-made, lovingly crafted, dolls present an array of vividly realised characters from world myth and folklore, as well as famous singers and musicians like Keith Richards and Willie Nelson.

Explore Asia with Wendy Wu and Fahy Travel Worldchoice

Wendy Wu Tours is Ireland's leading award winning China holiday specialist tour operator and a leading specialist tour operator to Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, and Thailand, as well as Japan, India and Sri Lanka, South Africa, and South America.

Inspirations for a poet

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Week II

Newcastle native and graduate will lead NUI Galway from New Year

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A Newcastle native and graduate of NUI Galway will take over as President of NUI Galway in January.

New President appointed at NUI Galway

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NUI Galway today announced that Professor Ciarán Ó hÓgartaigh has been appointed the 13th President of the University with effect from January 2018. Professor Ó hÓgartaigh will succeed Dr Jim Browne at the conclusion of his ten year term.

The poet who went mad on Inishboffin

In 1959 the poet Richard Murphy renovated the black-sailed Ave Maria, a traditional Galway hooker, which he used to ferry visitors to Inishboffin, and for a day’s fishing. Over the years the poet, the boat and the magnificent landscape attracted a flotsam and jetsam of humanity, many of a literary kind.

Take tea with Rogers and Hackett

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"TEA IN the morning/tea in the evening/tea at suppertime..." sang Ray Davies in The Kink's 'Have A Cuppa Tea', and music will form one element in a new theatre piece for the Galway Theatre Festival, which looks at the the history and culture of tea.

Man to sail across Galway Bay in paper boat in Galway 2020’s contribution to Seafest

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Galway 2020 invites Galwegians to embark ‘On a Voyage’ and witness the epic, heroic and extraordinary journey of a life-size paper boat setting sail across Galway Bay this weekend. This astonishing spectacle coincides with Sea Fest 2016, Ireland’s national maritime festival, taking place this year at Galway Harbour from today Thursday June 30 to Sunday July 3.

It’s a long way to go for a cup tea

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AC/DC said 'It's a long way to the top if you wanna rock'n'roll', but Galway actor and theatre maker John Rogers has discovered in his new show how there is a long way to go if you want a cup of tea.

 

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