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Music and fun promised at Balla Bluegrass Festival

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Balla bluegrass Festival will return for the 11th time during the October Bank Holiday weekend, taking place from Saturday night (not from Friday as before). The Festival will keep the structure of two free gigs per night which will be staggered in time, to allow all music fans to enjoy both acts.

Stephen Ryan returns to the Comedy KARLnival

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STEPHEN RYAN, a winner of the Forbidden Fruit Comedy Competition and a finalist in the 2016 Irish Comedian of the Year competition, returns to Galway to play the Comedy KARLnival.

Street festivals

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The first street festival held during the Quincentennial year of 1984 in Galway was organaised by High Street, Cross Street, and Quay Street from April 23 to 29. It was opened by Mayor Michael Leahy with the Army Pipe Band, St Patrick’s Brass band, St Patrick’s Boys' Band, Renmore Brass Band, and the Dockers Fife and Drum Band all playing on the streets. Later that evening, Gerry Macken’s Big Band played to a huge crowd from the back of a large truck which was drawn up across the street at the crossroads.

Street festivals

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The first street festival held during the Quincentennial year of 1984 in Galway was organaised by High Street, Cross Street, and Quay Street from April 23 to 29. It was opened by Mayor Michael Leahy with the Army Pipe Band, St Patrick’s Brass band, St Patrick’s Boys' Band, Renmore Brass Band, and the Dockers Fife and Drum Band all playing on the streets. Later that evening, Gerry Macken’s Big Band played to a huge crowd from the back of a large truck which was drawn up across the street at the crossroads.

Kyne calls for An Post site to become dedicated city gallery

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Minister Sean Kyne has added his voice to calls that a city centre site, currently being used to display the flagship Galway International Arts Festival exhibition, In The Flesh, become a dedicated art gallery for the city.

Kia’s electric e-Niro and e-Soul go on sale

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The all-new Kia e-Niro and Kia e-Soul have just gone on sale, and with demand looking like exceeding supply, those interested need to act fast.

This Is Spinal Tap @ Pálás

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THE AMP that goes up to 11, the smallest Stonehenge ever to disgrace a concert stage, the exploding drummer - one movie, so many iconic scenes. This can only be This Is Spinal Tap.

Grandaddy's Jason Lytle to play Róisín Dubh

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IN THE late 1990s and early 2000s, Grandaddy were one of the very few American indie/alternative rock bands who really, truly, mattered, and Jason Lytle was their principal singer and songwriter.

High calibre detached home within walking distance of the Prom

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Sherry FitzGerald is offering to the market Oakmount, No 14 Hillcrest Court, for sale by private treaty. This is a beautifully appointed four bed detached home in a much sought after development. Hillcrest Court was built in 1982 by Brennan Homes and comprises a number of detached homes, all of which are owner occupied.

Lake views at the edge of the city

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In case you have missed this gem, No 6 Lakewood Park has been reduced to sell. This is a beautifully presented three bed detached property located in a quiet leafy cul de sac only 2.6km from the city centre. Lakewood is convenient to the city centre, and also has uninterrupted views of both Lough Corrib and Menlo Castle.

 

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