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University to mark legacy of graduate who helped rebuild San Francisco

A public lecture and the launch of a new mini documentary on NUI Galway graduate and former city engineer of San Francisco, Michael Maurice O’Shaughnessy will form part of two days of activities marking his legacy.

'It ends like a good Christmas play should'

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MIDDLETOWN, THE beguiling comedy-drama by American author Will Eno wil be staged in the Town Hall Studio from tonight, tomorrow, and Saturday, by the Galway Actors Workshop.

'My writing background is not Joyce or Yeats but the Americans'

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The Ghosts Of Galway, Ken Bruen’s 13th Jack Taylor novel, has just been published and to mark its arrival Bruen met me in the Hotel Meyrick last Monday to range widely over his eventful life and acclaimed work.

Galway Advertiser editorial named winner in global contest

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An editorial from Galway Advertiser editor Declan Varley honouring coastguard Caitriona Lucas, who died during a rescue off the west coast last year, has been named as a winner in a global contest to honour the best editorial writing in weekly newspapers.

Every community needs people like Caitriona Lucas

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There is a scene in A Few Good Men where the character played by Jack Nicholson provoked by the Tom Cruise character, says that he represents those who stand guard on the wall while we sleep, while we have our parties, while we take liberty for granted, while we enjoy the freedoms that we have, because people like him are standing on that wall, day and night. Leaving aside the characteristics of that part he played, there resonates from his words the reality that exists in every community across the world.

Advertiser editorial honouring coastguard is named winner in global editorial contest

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An editorial from the Galway Advertiser honouring coastguard Caitriona Lucas, who died during a rescue off the west coast last year, has been named as a winner in a global contest to honour the best editorial writing in weekly newspapers.

Advertiser editorial honouring coastguard is named winner in global editorial contest

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An editorial from the Galway Advertiser honouring coastguard Caitriona Lucas, who died during a rescue off the west coast last year, has been named as a winner in a global contest to honour the best editorial writing in weekly newspapers.

Tips to encourage a reluctant reader

A reluctant reader is someone who can read but has little or no interest in reading beyond what they have to read for school, college or to get through everyday life.

What's on in your community?

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Robert MacDonald, sanitary and heating engineer

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This photograph was taken in 1900 of the staff of Robert MacDonald, the plumber from Dominick Street. The business was started by his father, Peter MacDonald (late manager for Ross and Murray), who advertised himself in 1887 as “Plumber, Brassfounder and Gasfitter”.

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