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Waves - paying homage to pioneering Australian women

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AUSTRALIAN SWIMMER Elizabeth Moncello was the unofficial inventor of the butterfly stroke. She had a watertight reason for learning to swim and watching schools of fish, penguins, and other amphibian friends taught her how.

Blue Teapot to host fantastic fundraising event in Eye Cinema, g Hotel & Town Hall Theatre

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EVENT 1 – MATINEE SCREENING

Experience that red carpet feeling at the Blue Teapot Gala Fundraiser

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The EYE Cinema will get a taste of Hollywood for one night only pre-general release on March 31, as Sanctuary premieres in Galway to raise funds for a new theatre for Blue Teapot.

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Top trad coming to the Linenhall

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Hothouse Flowers frontman Liam Ó Maonlaí and top concertina player Cormac Begley join forces for what promises to be a great evening of traditional music at the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar on Wednesday January 18 at 8pm.

Global technology leader SiteMinder opens sleek new office

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Less than four months since announcing its entry into Ireland, the global hotel industry’s leading cloud platform, SiteMinder, opened its sleek new office in Galway as it gets set to reach its target of creating 100 jobs. The company, considered one of the top 20 technology pioneers to come out of Australia, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at its waterfront office space in Dockgate with the Mayor of Galway City, Councillor Noel Larkin.

More than eighty Galway girls emigrated on the ‘Earl Grey Scheme’

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Between 1848 and 1850 more than 4,000 adolescent female orphans emigrated from Irish workhouses to the Australian colonies arriving in Sydney, Melbourne, and Adelaide. Their emigration become known as the ‘Earl Grey Scheme’ after its principle architect, Earl Grey, Secretary of State for the Colonies at the time of the Great Famine, suggested the move, and organised its operation.

Moycullen's Mulkerrins is now an Aussie champion

The All-Ireland senior Wall Ball (One Wall) Champion had it all to do in Melbourne. First he survived a tie-break against Sydney's Dylan King in the quarters before clawing back a 17-20 deficit in the semi-final to win 21-20, 21-4, and book his place in the final. Here he faced New York's Ed Dotsenko which the Galway and Moycullen man won 21-17, 21-8.

Athlone Community College to host ‘Run in the Dark’ for Mark Pollock Trust

Athlone will be among 50 locations around the world taking part in ‘Run in the Dark’, a 5k/10k event on Wednesday, November 16 at 8pm.

What Mayo need to do to topple Tipp

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After Mayo's superb victory over Tyrone I have to pinch myself to comprehend that Mayo are playing Tipperary in an All-Ireland semifinal on Sunday. It sounds bizarre. If we go back to June 18 and after watching Mayo's poor performance against Galway, we firstly did not see Mayo getting to a semifinal and if they did we certainly did not expect the opposition to be from the premier county. Clare and Tipperary have both been very successful examples of the qualifiers in 2016 but Tipp's trouncing of Connacht champions Galway by nine points has certainly made them the number one success story.

 

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