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What a fantastic event the Galway Garden Festival at Claregalway Castle has become

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What a thoroughly enjoyable eclectic event this has become — The 2017 Galway Garden Festival will take place on Saturday July 1 and Sunday July 2, at Claregalway Castle. This will be the eighth year of an unique and charming garden event which has developed a national profile. It will showcase a wonderful gathering of the very best of rare and special plant traders from all over Ireland, present a programme of expert talks, a fine artisan food and crafts arena including the best of ‘Made in Galway’, as well as a host of musical entertainment and open-air performance.

No big surprises last weekend as championship moves on

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There were no surprises across the GAA world as all the expected teams made it through to the next round of their provincial championships in both hurling and football. There was almost a shock of epic proportions in Fraher Field in Waterford as the home side were on the brink of an historic win against Cork in the Munster football championship only for two late points to see the Leesiders through by the slimmest of margins.

Community shocked by death of couple

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The tight-knit community of Irishtown was stunned and saddened this week by the discovery of the bodies of a well known local couple Kitty Fitzgerald and her husband Tom at their home in Knockadoon, about 1km from Irishtown village close to the Galway border. Their bodies were found on Tuesday afternoon shortly after 3pm, with Kitty's body found inside the house and Tom's body outside the home. Their son, who was also at the scene, was brought to University College Hospital Galway before being transferred to the Beaumont Hospital in Dublin for treatment to serious injuries.

Two players from Mayo won a total of €65,000 on Winning Streak

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Last Saturday night two players on the Winning Streak TV game show brought home €65,000 in prizes between them. Mary O’Donnell from Castlebar won €30,000 including a holiday to Dubai, and Esther Scahill from Kiltimagh won €35,000.

Ireland's only adventure film festival comes to Galway

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LEO HOULDING, whose audacious ascents on epic mountain faces, documented in award winning films like The Asgard Project, The Wildest Dream, and The Last Great Climb, is coming to Galway for the Why Not? Adventure Film Festival.

Inis Mór to host Liam and Tom O’Flaherty festival

FÉILE NA bhFlaitheartach 2016, the annual festival celebrating the work of Galway left-wing writers Liam and Tom O’Flaherty, takes place on Inis Mór, the Aran Islands, on August 27 and 28.

Inis Mór to host Liam and Tom O’Flaherty festival

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FÉILE NA bhFlaitheartach 2016, the annual festival celebrating the work of Galway left-wing writers Liam and Tom O’Flaherty, takes place on Inis Mór, the Aran Islands, on August 27 and 28.

Film review: Sanctuary

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THE 2016 Galway Film Fleadh finished on a home-town high last Sunday night with the world premiere of Sanctuary, Len Collin’s terrific big-screen adaptation of Christian O’Reilly’s 2012 play for Blue Teapot Theatre Company.

ICPPD – an educational success story

ICPPD, The International College for Personal and Professional Development, was registered as a business, offering training and education in counselling and psychotherapy and complementary short courses and workshops, in 2009. It opened its doors in July 2009 and began advertising its courses. Academic validation and professional accreditation are paramount to an educational institute, but there is a process that applies. This process requires human resources and financial backing. ICPPD had neither.

Ardnaree aiming to make history

It has been a long journey for Ardnaree over the past 12 months, from the banks of the Moy to the banks of the Royal Canal, which will end tomorrow afternoon. The north Mayo men will go looking to create a little bit of history and become the first Mayo side to claim the All Ireland junior club title.

 

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