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Batafada hosts first Culture Night event in Burren School

Arts and Cultural events will be taking place in venues all across Ireland as part of Culture Night on Friday, September 16. For the first time Batafada will host an event in Burren School, only a few miles outside Castlebar. They are delighted to be part of this national initiative and will be opening their doors to the whole community to celebrate and experience local arts and culture.

Three views on The Burren

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THE BURREN, Ireland's strangest and most fascinating landscape, one of the world's finest examples of a glacio-karst landscape, is the subject of a new exhibition in The Kenny Gallery.

New exhibition from Richard Hearns

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RICHARD HEARNS, described by the Sunday Independent as "one of contemporary Irish art's best kept secrets" whose "star is in the ascendant" will exhibit his paintings in Anton’s Cafe, Fr Griffin Road.

Award for Yeats Ballylee Mile at Council Golden Mile event

The Burren Lowlands Group was among the winners at this year’s Golden Mile of Galway Awards, receiving the Built Heritage Award for a mile extending from Ballylee Cross to the Ballyaneen lios/fort. This is one of the most historic roads in the county as it includes Thoor Ballylee, an old mill and miller’s house, Yeats’ cottage, ring forts, a blessed well, and 19th century farmhouses.

Department levels devastating blow to Educate Together project — Chambers

Fianna Fáil Councillor Lisa Chambers has called on the Department of Education and Skills to reconsider opening Castlebar Educate Together National School (ETNS) this September. "I was extremely disappointed to learn that Educate Together was written to by the Department of Education and Skills suggesting that the option of location in the old Burren NS should be re-considered, or that the opening should be postponed," said Cllr Chambers

Galway ready to give a 'royal' welcome to Charles and Camilla

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Tourism bosses are confident next week's royal visit to Galway will lead to a surge in the number of visitors from the UK. Views of the city and county will be beamed across the world due to the presence of Prince Charles and Camilla The Duchess of Cornwall on Tuesday. The world's media, which avidly follows members of the royal family to every destination, will undoubtedly ensure the city and county gets a well deserved share of the spotlight.

New venture to offer daily crossings from Galway Port to the Burren

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A Kinvara-based entrepreneur has fulfilled his lifelong dream to offer an exciting new way to travel between Galway city and the Burren,

New exhibition from Angeline Cooke

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ANGELINE COOKE, a founder member of the Irish Kidney Association, will hold an exhibition of her paintings, Looking West, in the Renzo Café, Eyre Street.

Oil painting classes with Aileen Moran

Aileen Moran was born within the sound of the Bow Bells in 1971 in the East End of London, making her an official Cockney.  

Fáilte Ireland to invest €1.8 million for Connemara discovery points

Fáilte Ireland is to provide €1.8 million for the development of 19 orientation and discovery points in Connemara as part of the Wild Atlantic Way. However, although many councillors welcomed the investment, others accused the tourism group of neglecting other areas of the county.

 

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