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INDIE-ROCK, modern classical and rock fusions, folk, and Americana will all be heard from the strikingly original and critically acclaimed acts that will perform at this month’s series of Citóg gigs in the Róisín Dubh.
The RedBall Project has seen some interesting places over the past 13 years, bouncing from cities in the United States to a variety of countries across the world, taking in Abu Dhabi, Taipei, Perth, Sydney, Korea, and Barcelona, and now for the first time resting on Irish soil this summer.
MAYO Rose Hannah Ferguson is rallying her supporters to follow her to Portlaoise, for the Rose of Tralee Regional Festival from this weekend. It is a major tourism event on the Irish festivals calendar attracting 60 Roses, their families, friends, and festival-goers from Ireland and around the world.
Galway GOAL Mile organisers, including GOAL’s own Maura Lennon have been busy making calls, sending emails, and issuing general reminders to people throughout the county over the past week, urging them to get out and run, jog, or walk the popular annual event this Christmas, and raise as much money as possible for GOAL’s programmes for the poor.
The International Academy of Retail Banking (IARB), whose research and content division is based in Westport, Co Mayo, has announced that its Certified International Retail Banker (CIRB) qualification has been accredited by the Chartered Banker Institute of the UK, the oldest banking educational institute in the world. The IARB opened in Westport just over one year ago and currently employs 13 people in the town. A chief executive is currently being recruited. It intends to create around 40 jobs over the next three years, with the support of IDA Ireland.
Castlebar Golf Club hosted its own Gathering golf event entitled the Middle East Celts Golf Classic. Lady captain Mary Caulfield and her committee drove this project from its inception to reality and it turned out to be a fantastic success with a huge crowd of Celts turning out to play, including US Celts such as James McGovern, Adam Niles, Dave Perez, and Dustin Sparman; Middle East Celts from Dubai including Kevin Burns and Noel Rice; flying Celts including Siobhan Dravins, Albert Dravins, Margaret Reynolds, and Brian Reynolds as well as a large number of local Celts.
Groupama crossed the finish line near Mutton Island in the early hours of Tuesday to secure a remarkable overall victory in their debut Volvo Ocean Race campaign and finally settle the closest contest in the event’s 39-year history.
NUI Galway’s first student entry in the Round Ireland Yacht Race is still on course for honours.
Students and teachers at Portumna Community School have been startled over the past few weeks by the sight of a cow running through the corridors and stealing the lunches off the students.
The fleet’s adrenaline fueled dash through the Pacific in winds up to 34 knots has seen some near record breaking performances but has also taken its toll on the boats with several teams reporting equipment damage last evening (Wednesday).