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Beyond the castle walls — it’s Galway Garden Festival time

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The charming surrounds of Claregalway Castle will once again provide the stunning backdrop to the ninth annual Galway Garden Festival, which takes place on Saturday and Sunday week July 7 and July 8.

Five ‘must-sea’ attractions at SeaFest 2018

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From famous ships to flyboarding, seafood and sailing, there is a host of activities on offer at SeaFest 2018, taking place in Galway Harbour on June 29, 30, and July 1.

Over The Edge Writers’ Gathering

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THE WRITERS Eleanor Hooker, Nathanael O’Reilly, and Anne Casey, will read from their work at the Over The Edge Writers’ Gathering, in The Kitchen Café of the Galway City Museum on Friday June 29 at 8pm.

Steve Cummins - 'daddy' comedy for the Róisín Dubh

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THROUGH A combination of good genes, horse placenta, and an incredible ability for self delusion, Steve Cummins is an author, radio host, and stand up-comedian. It's in the latter guise Galway will see him in next week.

Why Wolfe Tone and the 1798 Rebellion still matter

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If you happen to cross Galway’s Wolfe Tone Bridge, spare a thought for the man whose name it carries, especially as this month - yesterday, June 20, to be precise - marks the 255th anniversary of Tone’s birth.

Keane v Ó Tuathail - there can only be one winner

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If Micheál Martin wants to avoid becoming the first leader of Fianna Fáil not to become Taoiseach, then a second seat for his party in Galway West is key to avoiding this.

Easons announces top books for summer

Easons has just launched a list of the top recommended books for summer reading.

The ‘delicate nastiness’ of James Joyce’s Furey

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AHEAD OF Bloomsday, County Galway publishing house Doire Press will hold the launch of a new poetry collection, Furey, by James Joyce. The Joyce in question is not the author of Ulysses but Galway’s own James Martyn Joyce, and the collection revolves around the vivid, memorable, persona of Furey.

James Connolly and why he still matters in 2018

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“Socialism will confiscate the property of the capitalist and in return will secure the individual against poverty and oppression; it, in return for so confiscating, will assure to all men and women a free, happy, and unanxious human life. And that is more than capitalism can assure anyone today.”

Julian Gough and connections, connections

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THE PHYSICAL presence and classy design of Julian Gough’s new novel, Connect, really does debunk the classic cliché of 'You can’t judge a book by its cover'.

 

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