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Go Dutch - Galway Film Fleadh to screen films from The Netherlands

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THE NETHERLANDS may not get the same attention when it comes to cinema as do France, Germany, Britain, or Sweden, yet the kingdom enjoys one of Europe's richest and most storied cinematic histories.

Up producer and director to attend Galway Film Fleadh

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Disney Pixar’s Pete Docter, the man who directed Up, and Jonas Rivera, the man who produced that already classic, animated film, will attend the Galway Film Fleadh to screen their new movie Inside/Out.

GTI beauty team working towards CIDESCO accreditation

The GTI beauty teaching team has announced that it is working towards CIDESCO accreditation which entitles it to offer students the opportunity of sitting the CIDESCO International Examination.

Streets of Galway continues its successful formula

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Martin Fagan of Mullingar Harriers led home almost 2,400 finishers in Saturday’s 29th Kearney Cycles Streets of Galway 8km road race.

On your marks for this year’s Kearney Cycles Streets of Galway

The 29th running of the Streets of Galway 8K road-race will take place at 7pm on Saturday.

A visit to Fluntern cemetery

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On a late afternoon last August, my friend John Hill drove me across the city of Zurich, climbing the suburban heights until we stopped at the gates of Fluntern Cemetery. We walked up the last incline to where, among the trees and billard-table lawns, we saw the Joyces’ grave. There was no mistaking it. Just above the grave is the Giacometti-like sculpture of the writer himself, the work of American artist Milton Hebald. There James Joyce sits, in characteristic pose, deep in conversation, head tilted, one leg resting on the other knee, cigarette poised, his slim cane delicately balanced. Someone once remarked that he held his cane like a musical instrument.

Galway athlete to represent Ireland at Euro champs

Galway City Harrier Nicola Duncan has been selected to compete for Ireland in the European Athletics Championships

SPORTS SHORTS

•St Michael’s GAA Club is hosting a Halloween camp from Wednesday October 30 to Friday November 1 for children aged between eight and 12. The camp will run from 10am to 1pm each day and members of the St Michael’s senior team will be on hand to coach the children. The cost of the three-day camp is €15. For further details contact Sean Summerville on 087-2585652.

Nora Barnacle documentary to be broadcast on St Stephen’s Day

Nora Barnacle, the Galwegian who married James Joyce’ and inspired some of his greatest writings, will be the subject of a new radio documentary.

Joyce’s guitar to be played as NUI Galway holds pre-Bloomsday recital

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NUI Galway alumni and friends will celebrate the connection between James Joyce and Galway city with a pre-Bloomsday recital in Newman House, St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin on Thursday next 14 June at 7.30pm. The recital is part of a series of Bloomsweek recitals featuring Ireland’s leading classical guitarist, John Feeley, accompanied by NUI Galway graduate and James Joyce enthusiast, Professor Fran O’Rourke of UCD, who will also be providing background information on Joyce.

 

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