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TOM kenny

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Home Rule, the campaign for self-government for Ireland within the United Kingdom, was the dominant political movement of Irish nationalism from 1870 to the end of World War I. It dominated all local and national papers in Ireland. Men fiercely argued its pros and cons while Ulster protested that if Home Rule was introduced it ‘would fight, and Ulster would be right.’

'I can’t wait to do it again, particularly with these guys'

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AN EARLY highlight of the Town Hall Theatre’s spring programme gets under way this month with the return of Druid’s brilliant production of Samuel Beckett's Waiting For Godot. Directed by Garry Hynes, and first performed at the 2016 Galway International Arts Festival, the production has since toured Ireland and visited the US to huge acclaim.

'It’s about what human beings can be, and can be for each other'

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DECADENT THEATRE Company is set to revisit one of its most acclaimed productions, Frank McGuinness’s Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me, in a new staging, directed by Andrew Flynn, at the Town Hall Theatre.

Photographic reflections on the smallest of the Aran Islands

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FOR THE past three years, under the astute curatorship of Margaret Nolan, the Town Hall Theatre bar has been one of the more unlikely but liveliest city venues for art exhibitions with a steady succession of high quality shows.

Galway Film Society say farewell to Town Hall with charity screening of Happy End

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GALWAY FILM Society is to hold a special charity fundraising screening of Happy End , the latest film from Oscar® and two-time Palme d’Or Winner Michael Haneke, in the Town Hall Theatre, with all profits going to benefit Galway Simon Community.

Galway visual arts highlights 2018

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VISUAL ARTS enthusiasts have plenty to look forward to in 2018 with big shows, new shows, small shows, sexy shows, group shows, and single shows taking place throughout the city.

Theatre 2018 coming attractions

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As 2017 draws to a close, thoughts turn to the New Year and Galway theatre goers have much to look forward to from both home-based and visiting companies and theatre-makers.

The sweets of our childhood

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A sweet is defined as having a taste of sugar or honey. It is not bitter or sour, but is pleasingly fragrant and agreeable. It is strange that while the taste never lingers too long, the memory of that taste can stay with you for life, particularly if it was one of the favourite sweets of your childhood. The sweet shops of yesteryear had a special smell, an aroma of temptation which you got as you went through the door. Even to look in the shop window was to make an imaginative journey of the various tastes that were on display. Our photograph today, which was taken about 40 years ago by Marja Van Kampen, will tick memory boxes for many people. The mouthwatering display was in Miko Cunningham’s shop window in Upper Abbeygate Street.

Phil Coulter returns to the Town Hall

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PHIL COULTER - who has written songs for Van Morrison, Elvis Presley, Cliff Richard, and Luke Kelly - makes a welcome return to the Town Hall Theatre tomorrow at 8pm.

A Galway tradition

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In Hely Dutton’s Survey of Galway in 1824, he reported; “The vegetable market near the Main Guard is generally well supplied, and at reasonable rates; all kinds come to the market washed, by which any imperfection is easily detected. The cabbage raised near the sea on seaweed is particularly delicious; those who have been used to those cultivated on ground highly manured cannot form any idea of the difference. There are also, in season, peaches, strawberries, gooseberries, apples, pears etc.”

 

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