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Seo Linn - young, high energy, Irish trad

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CROKE PARK, The 3Arena, Aviva Stadium, Board Gáis Energy Theatre, headlining Vicar Street, 32 million views on YouTube and, gigs in New York, Melbourne, Boston, London, Paris, Edinburgh, and Uganda - Seo Linn have done it all.

Blue Teapot’s Lughnasa 'all about integration and inclusion'

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BRIAN FRIEL'S masterpiece, Dancing At Lughnasa, is one of the greatest and best loved Irish plays, and this month at the Town Hall, Blue Teapot presents a uniquely authentic production, featuring Jennifer Cox, an actor with an intellectual disability, as Rose; exactly as she was written and a milestone first for Irish theatre.

Machine Gun Preacher coming to Galway

Sam Childers (the Real Machine Gun Preacher) is coming to Galway on Monday March 12.

Ballina councillor says Government propaganda is akin to that espoused by Goebbels

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An Independent councillor in the Ballina Municipal District this week compared the current Fine Gael government’s approach to the Homelessness crisis to the Nazi Party in war time Germany.

From rugby player to Atlantic rower - another adventure beckons for Damian Browne

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An innate adventurous streak has taken Galway’s Damian Browne from the rugby fields of Ireland and France, to the mountains of Afghanistan and Peru, and now, hopefully, across the Atlantic as a solo oarsman.

Alan McMonagle - voyager of discovery

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NEXT THURSDAY, March 9 at 6pm, the Galway City Library will host the launch of what is sure to be one of the best Irish novels of this year - Ithaca by Galway writer Alan McMonagle, and published by Picador.

Community mourns death of former Moutbellew principal Br Michael Burke

Mountbellew is mourning the loss of Franciscan Brother Michael Burke who made a great contribution to the parish and community through his involvement in many clubs and committees.

Galway flyers seek World Cup glory

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Two Galway girls are 'flying high' having been chosen to represent Ireland at a competitive international tournament later this summer.

Mayo volunteer aims to improve primary education in Uganda

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Padraic McKeon, a retired primary principal teacher from Mayo has departed for Uganda to begin his third volunteer placement with VSO Ireland, the international development organisation that fights poverty through volunteers. Padraic will use his professional skills and experience to volunteer as a teacher educator in the Karamoja region where he will be involved in capacity building for pre-service tutors and students in preparation for school practice.

“It is just by randomness of birth that we are Irish — so we have to help others”

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I am just back from my recent travels from Galway to Uganda. It takes two days to travel from Galway to travel to the poor homes of Kayunga and Ndeeba in Uganda but, in a very real sense, the journey is one of thousand upon thousands of miles. After two days of travel, your eyes are heavy and your legs are stiff but, in Kayunga, your mind is racing. Your first thought is to wonder how people could live in such poverty; your second is to wonder how you can help them out of it.

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