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Swiss visitor dies as Storm Ali batters Galway

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A Swiss woman in her fifties lost her life in an incident in Claddaghduff early yesterday morning as Storm Ali bore down on the country. The woman, who is understood to have been visiting the region, was staying in a caravan at Acton’s Beach in Claddaghduff when the structure was blown down a 20ft drop.

Athlone Film Club returns to the Dean Crowe Theatre

Athlone Film Club returns for their eleventh season at the Dean Crowe Theatre & Arts Centre on Tuesday, September 18 at 8pm with the showing of the Petra Volpe directed ‘The Divine Order’.

'We feel no nostalgia for the imperial era'

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Galway will host European royalty on Tuesday August 21, when His Imperial and Royal Highness Archduke Imre de Habsbourg-Lorraine of Austria, will participate in a ceremony at Galway Cathedral honouring his great-grandfather, Blessed Karl of Austria, who, as Karl I, was the last Habsburg Emperor.

If we do not vote Yes the Abortion pill penalty of '14 years in jail' remains

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On Monday the Minister for Health Simon Harris reaffirmed that the penalty for taking abortion pills will remain at 14 years' imprisonment unless there is a Yes vote in tomorrow's referendum on the Eighth Amendment.

'Songs are a wonderful way to deliver intimate emotions'

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STEEPED IN the culture of his native Middle East, Israeli lutenist Ziv Braha is also a man very much at home with English Renaissance music. He is about to make his Galway debut, playing the Galway Early Music Festival this weekend, but his journey to classical and early music began in a most unexpected way.

Why we need to trust women to make their own decisions

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On May 25 there will be a Referendum on the Eighth Amendment, or Article 40.3.3 of the Constitution. You will be asked whether or not to delete that Article and replace it with a new Article. The proposed wording of the new Article is as follows: Provision may be made by law for the regulation of termination of pregnancy.

Galway Film Society - new season, new location

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THE GALWAY Film Society has moved to a new location to screen its new season of films. The Pálás Cinema will now host screenings of the society and Galway can look forward to a diverse range of films from Japan, Switzerland, Russia, France, Germany, and Australia.

European masters

The European Masters Indoors Championships will be held this week in Madrid in Spain and many of Galway’s best masters athletes will compete, including Majella Loftus of GCH in sprints, Brendan Staunton of GCH, in the Shot and Discus, as well as Sean McDermott of Castlegar AC and Ian Egan of Tuam AC in the distance events.

Gwendolyn Masin - a 'formidable talent' comes to Galway

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"THE EXPERIENCE of live music is everything. It’s the ultimate form of communication, moving us into dimensions that language cannot reach. A word is not a sentence, but a note can be an entire story.”

'If music be the food of love...'

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LOVE AND romance are the ingredients of Music for Galway's 2018 midwinter festival, Beloved - Composers In Love, a beautiful programme of music by famous composers, written during times of intense passion, which takes place at the Town Hall Theatre from January 19 to 21.

 

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