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More guests and premieres revealed for Galway Film Fleadh 2019

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We are pleased to reveal more of our premiere screenings and attending guests. Among our line-up of New Irish Cinema, the Fleadh will host the World Premiere of the Irish documentary Jihad Jane.

‘A new breed of pilot emerged’

In April 1913, the Daily Mail offered £10,000 (about €500,000 today)

Oughterard woman’s book a personal pilgrimage

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Memories of a blessed childhood in Connemara and a family steeped in west of Ireland prompted Amelia Joyce to publish her first book at the age of 80. A mix of guidebook and personal journey, at the heart of My Connemara Journeys is Amelia’s undying passion for Connemara.

The Queen of Soul takes to the screen in Mayo Movie World

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Are you ready to be transported to the front of stage for the Queen of Soul? Then get along to Mayo Movie World where Aretha Franklin's concert film Amazing Grace takes to the screen from today, Friday, June 14 to Thursday, June 20 at 8.50pm each evening.

The Flying Doctor – one of the true greats of Mayo

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When it comes to the lore of Mayo football, the men of 1950 and 1951 are the benchmark against which all others are still judged, and while all who achieved greatness for Mayo in that period of time are highly regarded, Padraig Carney was one of those held in the highest of esteem.

Madden’s garage, 1936

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The Madden brothers came originally from near Ballinasloe. They emigrated to the US and when the depression happened, one of them, Jackie, made up his mind to remain in America, but the others decided to return to Galway and set up in business. Two of them, Willy and Charley, developed the nurseries on Taylor’s Hill, Miko opened a garage in Woodquay, and Jimmy built this garage at Nile Lodge with the help of his brother Willy. It was on a terrific location, situated on a junction of the two main roads from the city to Salthill.

Madden’s garage, 1936

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The Madden brothers came originally from near Ballinasloe. They emigrated to the US and when the depression happened, one of them, Jackie, made up his mind to remain in America, but the others decided to return to Galway and set up in business. Two of them, Willy and Charley, developed the nurseries on Taylor’s Hill, Miko opened a garage in Woodquay, and Jimmy built this garage at Nile Lodge with the help of his brother Willy. It was on a terrific location, situated on a junction of the two main roads from the city to Salthill.

JJ Whitehead to headline the Comedy KARLnival

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JJ WHITEHEAD has "a genuine gift for saying the most outrageous things in the most disarmingly charming fashion”, according to the Toronto Sun, and is “intensely likeable, seriously funny," says The List.

Grateful Oranmore family to travel Route 66 for meningitis and cancer charities

In September 2020 the Folan family from Oranmore with friends, will take on the challenge of travelling the iconic Route 66 from Chicago to Los Angeles, USA. They do so with the aim of benefitting two local charities which have helped them overcome adversity.

A Swedish view of Ireland 1893

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Near by the ruins of Menlo Castle, built by the Blake family in 1569, is the village of Menlo, a small attractive cluster of houses, that appear to have grown near each other by accident, as it zigzags down to the river bank. There is no village centre as such, but its very irregularity has made it a desirable place to live. Today it is a prosperous suburb of Galway city.

 

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