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On the western edge of Europe, there is a unique maritime culture that depended and fought with the wild Atlantic Ocean. The indigenous boat, the Galway Hooker, has sustained this poorest of communities, and a new generation of the same mariners continue to sail by the shores of Conamara, now competing to become champions of the Galway Hookers Association Racing League.
This Saturday (September 29) a Charity Auction to beat all Auctions will take place in the Westwood House Hotel in support of Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital Crumlin and Scoil Bhaile Nua, Maigh Cuilinn. The event at 7.30 will be hosted by broadcaster Hector Ó hEochagáin who is still recovering from his most recent epic journey across Asia for TG4 ó Siberia go Saigon. Hector will put his unique comedic style to the serious business of raising vital funds for some of our community and countries best loved institutions.
The Western Development Commission announced that Tomás Ó Síocháin has been appointed by the Board of the WDC as Chief Executive Officer. Tomás joins the organisation from NUI Galway, where he was External Engagement Programme Manager, having previously spent more than 14 years as an editor and journalist with RTÉ and TG4.
At a moving event in Eachléim community hall last week members of the community were surprised and emotional when they were honoured by members of the Coast Guard for their outstanding contribution supporting the search and rescue efforts for the crew of Rescue Helicopter 116 in March 2017 in which four crew members lost their lives.
A huge mix of emotions will experienced when viewing the eclectic range of programming showcased at the entertaining launch of TG4’s Autumn schedule yesterday (Wednesday) in the Tribeton, Galway.
Connacht Rugby fans will be delighted with TG4's coverage this season, which will broadcast 28 live games as well as deferred coverage of another nine interprovincial games.
TG4’s callout for new weather presenters earlier this year attracted interest from all over the country and highlighted the breadth of talented Irish language speakers from all areas.
Aire Stáit Seán Kyne TD do Ghnóthaí Pobail, Acmhainní Nádúrtha agus Forbairt Dhigiteach will this evening (Thursday) announce the Gradam Sheosaimh Uí Ógartaigh category winners and the overall winner for 2018 at the grand final in the Rockbarton Suite, Salthill Hotel.
The 2018 finalists of Gradam Sheosaimh Uí Ógartaigh were officially announced this week by the Mayor of the City of Galway, Cllr. Pearce Flannery at a press event in Téatar Uí Chearbhalláin, Áras na Gaeilge, NUI Galway. Fifteen Galway-based businesses and organisations from a variety of sectors were named on this year’s Gearrliosta, all who have made the Irish language an integral part of their story.
Minister for the Diaspora and International Development Ciaran Cannon has welcomed the allocation of €5.991m under the Sound & Vision 3 Broadcasting Funding Scheme to 126 radio and television projects, among them a feature length documentary on the Tuam Babies, to be entitled Limbo.