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An appreciation — the late Dixie Brennan

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Bad news travels fast, and when the sad news came last Monday that another ‘Butt’s’ gentleman had passed on, my thoughts immediately flashed back to the Water Barracks, Larry Dowling's (now the Black Cat), Rings – Cards – Darts – and mighty craic – Yes the late great Dixie (Seamus) Brennan was a major part of that era and how we all enjoyed those wonderful times.

The late Ma O’Driscoll kept a close eye on students’ morals

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The death has taken place earlier this month of Ms Mary ‘Ma’ O’Driscoll, the much loved Lady Dean of Residence at NUIG until her retirement. Her home at Taylor’s Hill, opposite the school, was a great meeting place for female students, who might have wanted nothing more than a cup of tea in a friendly home, or a sympathetic listener to a struggle with exams, a landlord, or boyfriends.

The Brad Pitt Light Orchestra @ Róisín Dubh

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NAMED AFTER the Hollywood actor who has the enviable distinction of having been hubby to Jennifer Aniston and now Angelina Jolie, The Brad Pitt Light Orchestra play Galway this weekend.

Celebrating Lady Gregory - the Autumn Gathering at Coole

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TOMORROW, SATURDAY, and Sunday, the fabled Coole Park plays host to the 14th annual Lady Gregory Autumn Gathering which, as ever, features a top-notch array of speakers and performers coming together to celebrate Lady Gregory and her world.

Oranmore woman dies in Vietnam tragedy

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A young Galway woman has died tragically in a water accident in Vietnam just days after arriving in the country.

Kieran Goss’s Galway return is of special significance

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Singer/songwriter Kieran Goss’s concert at The Ardilaun tonight (Thursday) is of special significance to the Sligo man.

Teen laid to rest following fatal collision

The victim of an horrific road traffic accident on the Callan Road on Monday morning last has been laid to rest beside his father.

Treasures Island Preschool sponsored walk for Barnardos

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As part of the Danone Big Toddle for Barnardos, children from Treasures Island Pre-school, Arcadia Court, Athlone, did a sponsored walk on Tuesday May 26 to Athlone Fire Station, where they enjoyed a fun morning and afterwards walked back to the pre-school where they celebrated their wonderful achievement with a well deserved party.

Louisburgh mourns passing of Kevin Ketterick

The death of Kevin Ketterick, Woodfield, Cregganbane, Louisburgh, was received with great sadness by the local community on Wednesday, July 15. Aged 36 years, Kevin was a son of Peter and Mary.

Loughnane joins an elite Irish group with world champ medal

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Olive Loughnane is the deserved toast of Loughrea, County Galway, and Ireland this week after becoming only the fourth Irish athlete to stand on the podium at a world athletic championship.


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