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FÉILE NA bhFlaitheartach, the annual celebration of the Aran Island writers Liam and Tom O'Flaherty, takes place on Inis Mór on Saturday August 29 and Sunday 30, with discussions on history, politics, and literature.
LIAM O’FLAHERTY, had the dubious honour of being the first novelist to endure the wrath of the Free State censors, when his The House Of Gold was banned.
Young boxers from Monivea Boxing Club claimed three titles at the recent Connacht Championships in Castlerea BC.
THE 100TH anniversary of the start of World War I is being commemorated across Europe, but the talk of sacrifice and heroism obscures the obliteration of nine million, mostly young, soldiers, and seven million civilians - one of the deadliest conflicts in history.
"I hope that everybody elected to City Hall has both the city and their ward at the heart of all they do, when you're elected you're elected by the people and you put them first."
LIAM O’FLAHERTY is celebrated as the author of such short stories as His First Flight, but there is another, often neglected side, to the Aran Islands writer.
THE FIRST book to be banned by the Irish Free State was written by a County Galwayman who was also one of the finest Irish writers of the 20th century.
LIAM O’FLAHERTY was one of Ireland’s greatest short story writers and a meeting takes place next week to look at how to celebrate and honour the writer and the man.
A grant of €20,000 has been allocated to deal with the African pond weed which is currently threatening the water and wildlife of Lough Corrib.
Galway businessman John Flaherty, founder of C&F Group, received Ireland’s coveted business award when he was named as the 2008 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year® at a ceremony last week.