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The poet and his legend returns home

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Kathleen B Curran, who began working for the Galway Harbour Board after she left school, would rise spectacularly through the ranks to become the combined Harbour Master and secretary to the Port Authority (an unheard of position for a woman in Ireland). She was intimately involved in all of the major events which the harbour witnessed during the latter part of the last century. But I am sure she took particular pleasure, as an Irish language enthusiast and a great admirer of the poet WB Yeats, when Galway was picked out to play a role in the great poet’s funeral.

Wagner's Tannhäuser at The Eye

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RICHARD WAGNER has often suffered from bad press, what with Adolf Hitler being a big fan and philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche such a stern critic, but the quality of his music continues to enrapture audiences.

 

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