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NUI Galway has conferred three honorary degrees on Máire Geoghegan-Quinn, Lt General Sean McCann, and Finian O’Sullivan.
The renowned film actor, and patron of the Galway Huston School of Film, Anjelica Huston, was born in Los Angeles on July 8 1951. The news of her arrival was promptly cabled to the post office of Butiaba, in western Uganda. Two days later a barefoot runner bearing a telegram finally arrived at Murchison Falls, on the Nile, deep in the heart of the Belgian Congo, where The African Queen was being filmed.
Anjelica Huston’s mother, Ricki Soma, grew up over a popular Broadway Italian restaurant called Tony’s Wife on West Fifty-Second Street in New York. At 14 years of age she was already a beauty, and a ballet dancer. She looked like the Mona Lisa, in fact she was considered so beautiful that a few years later her photograph appeared on the cover of Life magazine.
Top Irish author Sebastian Barry will receive an honorary degree from NUI Galway next month, the university has announced.
The European premiere of Mayo-born composer Patrick Cassidy’s ‘Famine Remembrance’ will take place at a special celebration to commemorate the centenary of St Colman’s Church in Claremorris on April 13. Now living in North America, Cassidy is widely known for his musical scores for many Hollywood movies, including Hannibal, Veronica Guerin, Kingdom of Heaven, Che Guevara, King Arthur, Layer Cake and most recently The Tree of Life starring Brad Pitt.
The award-winning actress and director Anjelica Huston, star of films such as The Royal Tenenbaums, The Addams Family, and The Witches, will be the guest of honour at this year’s Galway Film Fleadh, which runs from July 7 to 12.
THE GALWAY Film Fleadh celebrates its 21st anniversary this year and to mark the occasion - and as a way of combating the gloom of the recession - this year’s theme is ‘uplifting films’.
Yourell’s has taken its celebrity clientele to new heights, styling Hollywood actress Anjelica Huston before all appearances at the Galway Film Fleadh. Famous for her roles in The Addams Family, The Witches and Agnes Browne, and with her strong connection to and love for the city, Huston was in town for the Galway Film Fleadh.
ACCLAIMED FRENCH and German films, Galway made shorts, and workshops in radio and digital animation are all part of this year’s Junior Galway Film Fleadh, which runs from Wednesday November 11 to Saturday 14 in the Town Hall Theatre.