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Council shows support to deaf community

Galway County Council has passed a motion calling on the Government to give official recognition status to Irish Sign Language.

Town Hall coming attractions 2015

THE TOWN Hall Theatre has just unveiled details of its programme for the first few months of 2015 and there is no shortage of exciting theatre shows to look forward to, from both local and visiting companies.

Paul Heaton - ‘My audience is used to me being a grumbleweed’

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AFTER 19 highly successful years, The Beautiful South called it a day in 2007 humorously citing “musical similarities” as the reason for the split. It marked the close of the second chapter of band leader Paul Heaton’s career - his first having been as leader/singer of The Housemartins - opening the way for his ‘third act’, that of solo artist.

What have the Scots ever done for us?

Next week when the Scots go to the polls to vote whether to stay or nay, there'll be mixed feelings on this side of the country. We might have watched with pride the exploits of Mel Gibson as William Wallace, roaring on his compatriots (all of whom looked like Brendan Gleeson) in the battle against the Sassanach in Braveheart; we might have found ourselves running down that street with Ewan McGregor in the opening of Trainspotting; we might have found ourselves singing in the street at 4am to the lyrics of The Proclaimers; we probably roared on Archie Gemmill when he scored that wonder goal against the Dutch in the '78 World Cup, but here in Galway, there is only one thing that we have not yet forgiven the Scots for — and that's the stealing of Digital.

Duke Special presents....the songs of Harry Nilsson

Duke Special and friends present a night of songs written or made famous by this late, great American songwriter in Number 1, Mullingar on Sunday October 20.

Four men deny stealing lobsters

Four men from Lithuania were before Ballina District Court on Tuesday where they denied the theft of a total of 16 lobsters from a lobster pot in Rathlacken Pier, Carramore-Lacken, on May 23 2013.

The songs he writes so well

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“I’LL TELL you something, I mightn’t be in this business at all if it wasn’t for a Galwayman, Des Kelly,” Phil Coulter tells me during our interview on Tuesday morning. “He was the leader of the Capitol Showband who were the biggest in Ireland when I was a student in Queen’s in Belfast.”

Volvo Ocean Race finale may yet have dashing prince as guest

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Galway may yet have a dashing royal prince at the finale of the Volvo Ocean Race in a few weeks time after one of Europe’s most daring royals told a Galwayman that he will be in the city for the finale of the race.

Court investigates possible human trafficking case

Mullingar gardaí are investigating a case of human trafficking as they try to uncover the identity of a Chinese woman who has no passport or papers.

Christmas shoppers targetted by professional pickpockets

Two women, part of a professional pickpocketing organisation, were both sentenced to seven months in jail for targetting unsuspecting Christmas shoppers during two trips to Galway, and stealing more than €400 of hard earned cash.

 

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