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The poet who went mad on Inishboffin

In 1959 the poet Richard Murphy renovated the black-sailed Ave Maria, a traditional Galway hooker, which he used to ferry visitors to Inishboffin, and for a day’s fishing. Over the years the poet, the boat and the magnificent landscape attracted a flotsam and jetsam of humanity, many of a literary kind.

REVIEW: Beyond Therapy (Galway Theatre Workshop)

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SARAH O'TOOLE'S Galway Theatre Workshop brought Christopher Durang’s sprightly comedy Beyond Therapy to the Town Hall Thetre studio last week for a short but laughter-packed run.

Children - the forgotten mourners

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When a loved one dies children are sometimes unintentionally left out of the grieving process. Families, too shocked and devastated by the passing of a family member, may not even be aware of how much a child is suffering.

Galway documentary on a controversial life gets cinema release

Tommy Tiernan and Mary Coughlan both feature in a new, Galway produced, documentary, Meetings With Ivor, about the life and work of leading Irish psychiatrist Ivor Browne, which will be screened at The Eye Cinema.

A Galway documentary on a controversial life and mind

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TOMMY TIERNAN and Mary Coughlan both feature in a new, Galway produced, documentary, Meetings With Ivor, about the life and work of leading Irish psychiatrist Ivor Browne, which will be screened at The Eye Cinema.

New farce starring Edwin Sammon @ Galway Fringe

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A COMPULSIVE liar asks his eejit of a friend to pose as his psychiatrist for a couple's counselling session, because what could go wrong if you were to try that, right?

‘We’re more than just males and females’

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Not everyone identifies as male or female. Chris Ricketts always knew she did not fit comfortably into either category, and her doctors agreed. But Chris rejected the radical surgery and hormone therapy she was offered, because she felt there was nothing about her that needed to be reassigned.

Remarks ‘Unworthy of the men in the Dáil’

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I have written before how records from the Military Pensions Archive show that more than 200 members of Cumman na mBan, some who had sustained injuries and took risks with their lives participating in military action both during the Easter Rising, and in the subsequent War of Independence, were refused a pension because the pension was only applicable ‘to soldiers as generally understood in the masculine sense’.*

Dáil Eireann - ‘The only Government that I recognise’

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Following the throwing out of the so called Galway Resolution in December 1920, by which some Galway county councilors attempted to reject the authority of the newly elected Dáil, to rescind the process of passing on the rates' revenues to the Dáil (rather than to the British authorities); and to absurdly propose to bring the War of Independence to a close by directly offering to negotiate with the British prime minster David Lloyd George, the council'c vice-chairman, Alice Cashel, was arrested almost immediately.

'The language just fizzes with energy and colour' –Decadent’s Jarlath Tivnan on Vernon God Little

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It’s Monday afternoon in Nun’s Island theatre and Decadent director Andrew Flynn is rehearsing a scene from Vernon God Little with actors Jarlath Tivnan, Eilish McCarthy, and Peter Shine.

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