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The first time Lady Gregory met John Quinn was on Sunday August 31 1902 at a Feis Ceol she had partly organised in the memory of Ó Raifteirí the poet. The occasion also marked Lady Gregory’s first steps into the Celtic revival movement which would absorb her energies throughout her long life, and define her reputation for ever.
In April 1902 Augusta Lady Gregory was working hard at her home at Coole, translating from Irish the myths and legends of Ireland. Somebody had dubbed Coole ‘the workshop of Ireland’, and the phrase went straight to her heart. Her pride in it glows in her letters to Wilfrid Scawen Blunt, her one-time lover and life-long friend, and admirer.*
Independent general election candidate, Gerry Loftus, has reacted angrily to reports of the sale of cash machines and more post office closures.
Fianna Fáil TD for Galway East, Anne Rabbitte, says Galway County Council need to ensure all polling stations are wheelchair accessible to accommodate wheelchair users casting their vote in the General Election on February 8.
If Kilmaine are gong to follow in the footsteps of the likes of Ardnaree and Kiltimagh in reaching an All Ireland Junior Club Football Championship final in Croke Park - they are very much going to have to do it the hard way.
Fianna Fáil TD for Galway East, Anne Rabbitte, will host a public meeting next week to discuss the rejuvenation of Athenry.
Apple's decision to place on the market the 500-acre site, which was due to be home to a major data centre, before it fell foul of planning objections, marks "the latest abandonment" of the east Galway town.
Discover more about our rich literary heritage at the Lady Gregory - Yeats Autumn Gathering, taking place at Coole Park, Kiltartan Cross, and Thoor Ballylee from September 28 to 30.
A NEW work by the Irish sound artist and composer, Francis Heery, commissioned by the Galway County Council, will be performed in Yeats' Castle, Thoor Ballylee, Gort, on Friday September 21 for Culture Night.