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Gospel Rising Music Festival 2018

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THE NINTH annual Gospel Rising Music Festival – Ireland's biggest gospel music and choral festival – returns to Galway this month, with choirs from across Ireland, and beyond, performing throughout the city.

A lunchtime Beethoven concert

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THAT MONTY Python sketch, with John Cleese as Beethoven, all roars, shouts, irascible temper, and prone to shooting things, may have been closer to the truth than we realise.

The enduring legend of the Irish Madonna of Hungary

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An extraordinary thing happened in the Hungarian city of Gyor on St Patrick’s Day, March 17 1697. A painting of the Virgin and Child, brought to the city 42 years previously by Bishop Walter Lynch, a member of the esteemed Lynch family of Galway, began to ‘weep copiously’ during Mass. Despite having been wiped clean with linen cloths (one of those cloths is still preserved), it continued to exude ‘a bloody sweat’ for three hours.

Sacred music for Good Friday

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MARY WEPT at the foot of the cross as her crucified son died; King David was plunged into grief at the death of his son Absalom in battle, while Rachel was left in Ramah to mourn her lost children.

Women complain at ‘blatant’ discrimination in teaching profession

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Week IV

Christmas services at St Nicholas’ Collegiate Church

Is there anywhere as festively atmospheric than St Nicholas’ at Christmastime?

Can't get enough of ConTempo?

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SLY STONE urged us to "dance to the music" and the ConTempo Quartet is about to take audiences through their dance-paces, bringing them on a sonic journey from the formality of the Austrian courts to the wildness of the Romanian steppes.

Looking west on Shop Street, c120 years ago

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The first thing you notice about this image is the state of the street surface with its animal droppings and puddles. You had to be careful crossing the street, which is why they laid down cobbles between footpaths, you can see them at the entrance to Church Lane and Churchyard Street.

A choral concert in St Nicholas'

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"MUSIC AND song gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and charm and gaiety to life and everything." So said Greek philosopher Plato, in a poetic way of stating - music is good for you.

Galway to host Romanian Orthodox youth congress

More than 100 delegates from across Ireland and Britain will gather in St Nicholas’ Collegiate Church this weekend, for the Romanian Orthodox church’s annual Youth Congress of Nepsis, which this year takes place in Galway.

 

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