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How World War I changed Galway’s horsepower

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Salthill began to really liven up with the arrival of the Dublin to Galway train in 1851. Holidaymakers arrived at the resort in some style. Trains were met at the station by horse-drawn ‘cars’ or ‘buses’ which went out directly to the seaside.

Galway footballers will need massive performance to topple Dublin

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The Galway senior footballers under Kevin Walsh have thus far enjoyed a productive season.

Irish Youth Wind Ensemble to play Galway on Sunday

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MORE THAN 60 of Ireland’s finest young wind, brass, and percussion players have been selected to play in this year’s Irish Youth Wind Ensemble - a week long music course culminating in a series of concerts, one of which will be in Galway.

'Orfeo ed Euridice is very much a spiritual journey'

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THE MYTH of Orpheus and Eurydice has inspired countless artists down the centuries, including Ovid, Cocteau, Stravinsky, Titian, and Rodin. Christoph Willibald Gluck’s opera Orfeo ed Euridice is part of a rich and enduring artistic tradition and its exciting new staging from Irish National Opera, directed by Emma Martin, is a highlight of this year’s GIAF programme.

Cendrillon - from The Met to The Eye

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CENDRILLION, A sumptuous new take on the Cinderella story, is being staged by The Met Opera, and will be broadcast live to The Eye Cinema in Wellpark, this weekend.

Jenny Greene and RTÉ Concert Orchestra return to festival Big Top

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JENNY GREENE and the RTÉ Concert Orchestra, which was the fastest selling music gig in Galway International Arts Festival’s 40-year history, have announced they will return to the 2018 festival.

RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra to play Leisureland

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BEETHOVEN'S SEVENTH Symphony, referred to by Wagner as "the apotheosis of dance", and which received a new lease of life via its inclusion in the soundtrack to The King's Speech, will be performed in Galway.

Renowned conductors to visit Mayo over St Patrick’s week

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Two very distinguished conductors will visit Mayo during St Patrick’s week, to participate in what promises to be a superb evening of music, when the Iowa University Concert Band and the Mayo Concert Orchestra will perform on Tuesday next, March 13, in the GMIT Mayo Campus, Castlebar.

Arts Festival to host world premiere of new opera production

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FOLLOWING THE enormous success of The Second Violinist last year, Galway International Arts Festival has announced it will hold the world premiere of Irish National Opera’s new production of Orfeo ed Euridice as part of the 2018 festival.

Over 3,000 attend stunning concert of Handel’s Messiah

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A sell-out audience of over 3,000 people from all over Ireland, the UK and further afield attended an epic performance of Handel’s Messiah on Saturday last at the Knock Basilica. In attendance were both His Excellency Archbishop Jude Thaddeus Okolo, Papal Nuncio and the Most Rev Michael Neary DD, Archbishop of Tuam.

 

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