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Francis Corbett in his studio

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Francis Corbett was a member of the well known business family who owned Corbett and Sons in Williamsgate Street. He was one of five siblings, one of whom, Gerard, went into the business. Francis also worked there but only for a short time, as he died relatively young in 1946. He was a talented artist, as were his brother Redmond and his sisters Lucy and Agnes. Francis was one of the founders of the Galway Art Club, and became its first treasurer.

Seattle Grunge Experience comes to Monroe's

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NIRVANA, SOUNDGARDEN, Pearl Jam, Alice In Chains - the Holy Quartet of Grunge and late 1980s/early 1990s sound of the Pacific Northwest, will be recreated in Monroe’s Live.

Passage of time....

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An interesting story has emerged linking a badly burnt survivor from the SS Athenia, a Galway pharmacy, and Glasgow’s Riverside Museum.

The woman who threw a hatchet at the prime minister

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There was hardly a marriage of two minds greater than that between Hanna Sheehy and Francis Skeffington, who were married in Dublin in 1903, and who committed their lives to many causes, particularly feminism, pacifism, socialism, and nationalism. Hanna was one of the founders of the Irish Women’s Franchise League, determined to win votes for women. As part of its disobedience campaign, women were urged not to fill in the 1911 Census form correctly. Her husband Francis, totally supportive in all her endeavours, and as head of the household, submitted the following:

‘If we do nothing else we shall rid Ireland of three bad poets’

Week V

Clayton Hotel to host inaugural Horizon Summit next month

Next month the Clayton Hotel, Galway will be the venue for the first Horizon Summit a leadership conference aimed at helping businesses in Galway and across the country reach their full potential in 2016.

Clayton Hotel to host inaugural Horizon Summit next month

Next month the Clayton Hotel, Galway will be the venue for the first Horizon Summit a leadership conference aimed at helping businesses in Galway and across the country reach their full potential in 2016.

 

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