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Meehan storms home in first mini-marathon

More than 400 athletes took part in a hugely successful inaugural running of the Craughwell AC organised Women’s Mini Marathon held on Bank Holiday Monday.

Emerson on How to Trust Yourself and What Solitude Really Means

Ralph Waldo Emerson (May 25, 1803 – April 27, 1882), was an American essayist, lecturer, philosopher, abolitionist, and poet who led the transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century. He was seen as a champion of individualism and a prescient critic of the countervailing pressures of society He remains among the linchpins of the American romantic movement, and his work has greatly influenced many thinkers, writers and poets that followed him. Emerson is also well known as a mentor and friend of Henry David Thoreau, a fellow transcendentalist.

Wolfe Tone Bridge

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Wolfe Tone Bridge was the third bridge to be built over the river. The West Bridge (now known as O’Brien’s Bridge) was the first and dates from medieval times. The Salmon Weir Bridge dates from 1820, and the Wolfe Tone Bridge was built in the mid-19th century.

All-Ireland Drama Festival participants’ running order confirmed at official draw

The participants in this year’s All-Ireland Drama Festival have now a set performance date in focus following confirmation of the finalists’ running order at the official draw which took place on Monday afternoon.

Rich Hall added to Galway Comedy Festival line-up

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THE SINGING cowboy of comedy, the inspiration for The Simpsons Moe Szyslak, and a Galway favourite, Rich Hall is coming to the 2021 Galway Comedy Festival.

Sullivan travels back to the west with DLR Waves

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John Sullivan’s stint with Galway United was brief, but a lasting impression was made. From the first game of the 2016 season when United enjoyed a rare come from behind victory in the capital against St Patrick’s Athletic Sullivan cemented his status as a leader in the team.

Druid on the radio with a New York murder mystery

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DRUID THEATRE Company is no stranger to the stage at home and abroad, but radio plays are a different matter. That changes this month when Druid performs Sorry, Wrong Number.

Final ten playwrights for Baboró’s You, Fin and the Play Between announced

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The final 10 participants have been selected for You, Fin and the Play Between, the new playwriting programme from Baboró International Arts Festival for Children, Graffiti Theatre and Theatre for Young Audiences Ireland.

New book from Mayo author

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A new book is being published by Art Ó Súilleabháin. The publication is a collection of poetry in English for adults, a collection which Art has been working on for the past number of years.

Women Writers of the West - a new online book club

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AWARD WINNING Galway writers Elaine Feeney, Mary Costello, and Nuala O’Connor will be the focus of the opening weeks of a new online book club - Women Writers of the West.


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