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Seventh heaven for Longford as sorry Athlone capitulate

 

'A mountainscape of pianos'

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PERHAPS THE hottest ticket in GIAF 2017 is Woyzeck In Winter, in which some of Ireland’s foremost theatre-makers combine to present a thrilling fusion of two timeless German classics; Georg Büchner’s play Woyzeck and Franz Schubert’s Winterreise song cycle.

People urged to take part in suicide survey

The public is being asked to take part in a survey about suicide in a bid to reduce the incidence of both it and self harm in the west of Ireland.

Fond memories and news of the moment

As I write this column on Wednesday after midnight, I am filled with sadness. My lovely sister-in-law Ann Lenihan died on Tuesday, October 25. It was completely unexpected; she just quietly passed away. Yes, she had been ailing and a little more than a year ago had a major heart operation, but she seemed to have come through it and to be making some headway.

Dash for colour in Oughterard this Sunday

The most colourful event in Connemara this year, the Corribdale Colour Dash, takes place in Oughterard on Sunday (1.30pm).

Galway’s rent inflation matching Dublin

Landlords in Galway are at the centre of a raging housing crisis, which has seen the city's housing market thrown into disarray.

Sporting success is all about history and geography

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If you are ever fortunate enough to bump into a good solid and really decent Galway man called Pat Comer – take some time out of your busy schedule to have a conversation with him. You will be well rewarded for doing so. Pat is one of those rare and special individuals that you always feel better for having been in their company.

St Patrick’s Brass Band

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One of Galway’s most enduring, most enjoyable, and most enjoyed institutions is the community based musical group, St Patrick’s Brass Band. The band was founded in Forster Street in 1896 and they have been entertaining Galwegians since.

Mixed political messages – but the talks go on

Well, where are we now in this political jungle in which we the voters are mere observers and the actors in the play are on our screens and radio day after day?

Wasteful Mayo facing serious battle to avoid the drop

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There will always be quibbles with the referees decisions in games, there were plenty to pick over from Rory Hickey’s display. In particular in the 26th minute when Aidan O’Shea was manhandled to the deck by a couple of Kerry players including Aidan O’Mahony, who were aided by Kieran Donaghy testing the strength of the material in the black and lime Mayo jersey. Aidan managed to scoop the ball over the bar somehow from being right under the crossbar for a point, but Hickey should have blown for a penalty before he ever got the shot off. But it wasn’t refereeing decisions that cost Mayo in MacHale Park, it was just bad decision making, poor execution of skills and just not being at the races in the final 35 minutes, all their own doing.

 

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