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Annie Kelly, and her quest for love

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Annie Kelly was just 19 when all her dreams appeared to be coming true. Annie was one of 11 children living with her widowed mother at Newgrove, Mountbellew, Co Galway. Her boyfriend, William Murphy, and her brother Thomas had earlier emigrated to Boston. Annie and William were pledged to be married just as soon as Annie got the money to follow him there. Full of excitement the young woman later sailed from Liverpool on the Cunard liner the Lusitania arriving in New York on April 24 1915.

‘I’m a novelist who briefly blogged, rather than a blogger turned novelist’

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Galway writer Lisa McInerney has been hailed by The Irish Times as “the most talented writer at work today in Ireland”. For several years, as Sweary Lady, she penned the award-winning blog The Arse End of Ireland, about life on a Galway council estate.

Former Finance Minister Alan Dukes holds Eurozone forum in AIT

Former Minister Alan Dukes declared that if we used the capacity of the Eurozone that’s available today, we could do a far better job for all 500 million citizens of the EU. Mr Dukes and solicitor Ursula Tipp, addressed the question of European Economic Policy – What's in it for Ireland? at the evening seminar, jointly organised with European Movement Ireland, in Athlone Institute of Technology last week.

Photobook to encapsulate Galway life over the past hundred years

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An innovative project which is the brainchild of three Galway photographers is set to form part of the Easter Rising centenary celebrations in 2016. The 100 TO ONE Project will photograph one person with a Galway connection born in every year from 1916 to the present day.

‘The Hun was murdering Irish people in very waters of Cork’

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The British ocean liner RMS Lusitania, famous for its luxurious accommodations and speed capability, primarily ferried people and goods across the Atlantic Ocean between the United States and Great Britain. On May 1, 1915, the Lusitania left port in New York for Liverpool to make her 202nd trip across the Atlantic. On board were 1,959 people, 159 of whom were Americans.

Top judges to speak at NUI Galway’s annual law lecture

The Right Honourable Sir Declan Morgan, the Lord Chief Justice of Northern Ireland, will give a lecture in NUI Galway on the topic of ‘The role of the judiciary in the vindication of human rights’.

Top judges to speak at NUI Galway’s annual law lecture

The Right Honourable Sir Declan Morgan, the Lord Chief Justice of Northern Ireland, will give a lecture in NUI Galway on the topic of ‘The role of the judiciary in the vindication of human rights’.

Cathy Belton revelling in her role on Red Rock.

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Cathy Belton has excelled at playing a a slightly scary TV character in the form of Red Rock’s Patricia Hennessy so one could be forgiven for thinking the Galway woman might resemble the ice-queen in real life. However the charming, softly spoken, actress could not be more different to the villainous Hennessy matriarch.

Public seminar on European Economic Policy

On Thursday April 16 former Minister Alan Dukes and solicitor Ursula Tipp will discuss what lies in store for Ireland’s economy in the context of EU economic governance rules. This free European Commission seminar entitled European Economic Policy - What’s in it for Ireland? will take place at AIT at 6.30pm.

Weather plays its part as Galway Food Festival gets bigger and better

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More than chocolate was on offer for the estimated 78,000 visitors who satisfied their culinary appetite at the fourth Galway Food Festival over the Easter weekend.

 

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