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Hermitage Green headline Ballinrobe Festival

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Ballinrobe will be painting the town red and green this summer for its annual festival. This year the festival promises to be bigger and better, welcoming the Big Red Barn as the main venue which will host headline act Hermitage Green, and firm favourites Bagatelle.

History is not kind to Liam Mellows

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Dominican Convent donates historic library to NUI Galway

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The Dominican Convent in Taylor’s Hill, Galway has donated its library of more than 2,000 volumes, built up over five centuries, to NUI Galway at an event in the University Library.

No diesel version of new Volvo S60 saloon planned

The new Volvo S60 saloon, which goes into production from this autumn, will be the first Volvo to be produced without a diesel engine, highlighting Volvo Cars’ commitment to a long-term future beyond the traditional combustion engine.

Art reviews: Performaphilia and Conflict

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ONE SIDE-EFFECT of Galway not having a municipal gallery is that exhibitions pop up in various venues and two current shows worth seeing are in the NUI Galway staffroom, which is hosting Áine Phillips’ Performaphilia, and the Black Gate Cultural Centre, where the group show, Conflict, is on display.

US choir to perform at the National Museum of Ireland – Country Life

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There is a real treat in store for fans of choral music at 2.30pm on Thursday, May 24, at the National Museum of Ireland - Country Life, Turlough Park, Castlebar.

Kia reveals first images of all-electric Niro

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Kia has unveiled a new all-electric version of the Niro at the fifth International Electric Vehicle Expo in South Korea.

Moving ceremony as Boston Mayor becomes first Freeperson of the county

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Mayor of Boston Marty Walsh became the first Honorary Freeman of the County of Galway on Monday last at a moving ceremony held in Áras an Chontae. Distinguished guests from community, public service, community life and member of Mayor Walsh’s family from Connemara and Boston were present for the formal Granting of the Freedom held in the Council Chamber followed by a Reception in the atrium of the building.

Ireland without abortion is safer for pregnant women, says Galway for Life

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On May 25 we will be asked to completely remove the right to life of babies in the womb from the Irish Constitution. Why? To allow the Government to introduce abortion on demand into Irish hospitals and GP clinics. The Government want to legalise unrestricted abortion in the first three months of pregnancy and abortion up to six months on grounds including “mental health”, which in Britain means abortion on demand. Abortion will be allowed up to birth if the baby has a life limiting condition.

President leads tributes to 'the great playwright of the emigrant'

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"THE IMPORTANCE of Tom Murphy's contribution to Irish theatre is immeasurable and outstanding. We have had no greater use of language for the stage than in the body of work produced by Tom Murphy since his earliest work in the 1960s."

 

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