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Dr John Hegarty, former Provost of Trinity College and past-pupil of St Colman's College, recently visited the college recently to speak to sixth year students.
PATRICK MCCORMACK is a poet, philosopher, and farmer. He is also the owner of ‘Fr Ted’s House’ in the Burren, County Clare, and is the subject of a film, which ponders a disappearing way of life, and our connections to the natural world.
KARL MACDERMOTT, the Galway born writer whose short story collection, Juggling With Turnips, was published earlier this year, reads at the next Over The Edge in the Galway City Library.
TOTALLY WIRED, described by The Irish Times as "Ireland’s answer to Flight of the Conchords", but who describe themselves as "Ireland’s oldest and least successful boy band", are coming back to the Róisín Dubh.
Reports of a €109 million shortfall in capital funding for health services will "come as a blow to cancer patients" in the west who will have to wait "even longer for the development of the much needed state of the art radiation oncology unit" in Galway.
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THE WHILEAWAYS, the Galway based folk, roots, and Americana trio, acclaimed for their songwriting abilities and captivating three-part harmonies, will play Kinvara.
Salthill was a quiet fishing village, existing independently from Galway town, until the Victorian obsession for health and fresh air eventually came to the west of Ireland. Invigorating salt-sea baths, salt-water showers, and, as I mentioned in former weeks, confined bathing opportunities for women; but where men could hire togs for some manly swimming and diving. By 1828 it was noted that there were 40 to 50 neat lodges along its sea shore, where there were only two or three a few years before.
THE BEST indie bands - be they indie rock, indie pop, indie-electro, or indie-folk - in Ireland right now, and the best indie bands you have not yet heard of, will be on the stage in the Róisín Dubh for the Strange Brew Summer Shindig #14.
Generations of Galwegians will know the deep pleasure of stepping through the doorway of Griffins Bakery and inhaling the delicious aromas of its freshly baked breads, cakes, and pastries. That tantalising joy of heady fragrances is further fulfilled when one then gets to taste the wares. Yum, yum, and thrice yum!