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Westport is getting ready for Westival

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Westport Music and Arts Festival is delighted to announce Westival, the festival’s new brand and identity.

‘Yesterday we were in America’ — Alcock and Brown 100 Festival launched to mark historic feat

The ‘Alcock and Brown 100’ Festival to celebrate the centenary next year of one of the greatest feats of early aviation — the first non-stop transatlantic flight in history, completed by John Alcock and Arthur Whitten-Brown in 1919, was launched this week in Dublin.

Galway 2020 and TG4 join forces

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The Galway 2020 programme will be covered through Irish following a new partnership with TG4.

Glenlo Abbey launches its March food and wine events

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Glenlo Abbey Hotel and golf course has gained a stellar reputation for delicious food and five star service. Throughout March the hotel is offering two inspired special afternoon teas, plus a Celebration of Spring with a delightful six course tasting menu with wine pairings, from Febvre master of wine Noel McMahon.

Athlone has county’s highest commercial vacancy rate

Athlone, at 18.3 per cent, is the area with the highest commercial vacancy rate in Westmeath.

Rock on — Gort chef Aisling named winner of prestigious international title at European Young Chef awards

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Aisling Rock, a 21 year old culinary student from Gort, who represented the European Region of Gastronomy Galway at this year’s European Young Chef Awards in Barcelona was rewarded with the prestigious title of European Young Chef of the year this week.

Fifty years of friendship

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O’Donnellan & Joyce auctioneers started building its foundations about 50 years ago when Colm O’Donnellan and Tony Joyce became friends. Little did they know that one day they would be celebrating 35 years in business. Celebrating the big 3-5 this September means this has been a landmark year for the business duo. O’Donnellan and Joyce became friends at a very young age.

The woman who talked too much

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Week II

Invoke the imagination and provoke the senses at the Clifden Arts Festival

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Clifden Community Arts Festival began its 40-year life in Clifden Community School in 1977 and the arts in education has been the central ethos of the festival ever since. With the opening of a new community school in Clifden this year, the festival which takes place from September 13-24 2017, will be part of this new and exciting beginning for the town. The festival celebrates the arts for the children of Clifden Community School, Scoil Mhuire, Claddaghduff, Cleggan and Cashel and Ballyconnelly National school, helping to develop artistic and social skills, and provide an outlet for self-expression and development.

'When we came to Galway the atmosphere was totally different to any other city in Ireland'

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The opening film in this year’s Galway Film Fleadh is Song Of Granite, an absorbing and lyrical portrait of legendary sean-nós singer Joe Heaney. It is directed by Pat Collins best known for his acclaimed documentaries on Michael Hartnett, John McGahern, Frank O’Connor, Gabriel Byrne, and Tim Robinson. While Song Of Granite is a feature film, it fits seamlessly into that body of work.

 

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