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Dinner and a show at Ballynahinch Castle Hotel with two nights of tale-telling theatre

Early 2019 at Ballynahinch Castle Hotel sees the remarkable lives of Richard “Humanity Dick” Martin and Lady Augusta Gregory brought to life in two nights of excellent theatre on January 27 and February 3 in the gorgeous surroundings of this Connemara hotel.

Corbett’s, a brief history

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SP Corbett, ironmonger (known as Sam), opened a hardware shop for business in a premises on Williamsgate Street in 1894. It was a one-stop shop where one could get lost with the extraordinary array of goods, even those on display on the footpath. Inside, one could buy spade trees, ropes, churns, seed potatoes, Fenton’s cutlery, washing boards, kitchen chairs, oil lamps, fowling pieces, portmanteaus, non-poisonous sheep dips, perambulators, mail cars, threshing machines, wallpaper, glass and earthenware, oil paints in colours of every description, Persse’s whiskies, brass and iron bedsteads, hair, fibre and spring mattresses, linoleums, bamboo and wicker goods, guns and ammunition, wallpaper, mowers, reapers and binders, and everything a fisherman might need.

Food Review - Experience one of the newest members of the Salthill family; The Full Duck

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In and around Salthill there have always been plenty of cosy pubs from where you can watch storms roll over the bay, but while Salthill has many good points, up until the last few years, a wide choice of places to eat was not one of them.

Lough Ree RNLI assists two fishermen in difficulty

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Lough Ree RNLI came to the aid of two fishermen who had lost engine power while enjoying the last day of the fishing season.

SeaFest 2018 to showcase Galway gastronomy

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As Galway is the European Region of Gastronomy 2018, this year’s SeaFest will also celebrate the city’s food heritage and culture. From farmer and fisherman to chef, restaurateur or consumer, food plays a critical role in all our lives in Galway. The European Region of Gastronomy 2018 designation will focus on the vital role of the food industry in the west of Ireland, and showcase the high quality and rich produce available in the region.

Tragedy shows the risks of a life at sea

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It was Van Gogh who wrote that fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore. It is a line that permeates our thoughts each time we take to the water. For those whose livelihood is the water, it is the confirmation of a constant presence, a permanent danger that underlines their activities at the mercy of the waves.

'Class and rustic meets the modern Salthill'

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Previously known as the Fisherman, owners, the O'Malley family, have decided to take the famous restaurant in a new direction, so they closed for a month-long overhaul and renovation and re-opened as Wilde's. New manager Daniel Tobin sat down with the advertiser.ie to chat about the concept of Wilde's, launch day, and the hopes for the year ahead.

Further commitment made by Erris Inshore Fishermen’s Association to tackle marine litter

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The Erris Inshore Fishermen’s Association has announced its commitment to tackling the issue of marine litter through its participation in Bord Iascaigh Mhara’s (BIM) voluntary national programme, Fishing For Litter.

Delicious homemade specialities from The Pantry at Dún na Sí

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The Pantry opened on the main street in Moate in 1987 and quickly became renowned for its delicious homemade meals and snacks.

The moaning came from the room next door

In the early 1960s the poet Richard Murphy spent an eventful decade ferrying visitors on his converted traditional Galway hooker type boat, the Ave Maria, between Cleggan and Inishbofin, and to the islands beyond. It provided rich pickings for the poet. He kept a diary of the journeys, the characters who came on board, and the excellent fishing that anglers enjoyed, which he included in his finely observed autobiography The Kick, recently republished to celebrate his 90th birthday.*

 

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