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This evening, Friday, William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream will take to the stage in The Sculpture Park in Kiltimagh for a very worthy cause with donations being accepted for Western Care Association. The production is being put on by The Non Prophet Organisation from Claremorris, the group have already put on a performance of the bard’s famous play earlier this year in McMahon Park in Claremorris, and it is hoped that a good crowd will come out to see the performance and donate to Western Care Association which works with people who are living with disability and face many difficult challenges on a daily baisis.
Liam O’Kelly, founder and CEO of AirSpeed Telecom, was awarded the coveted RSM Entrepreneur of the Year Award prize at the European Business Awards. AirSpeed Telecom along with Enet established Claremorris as Ireland’s first Fibre Town following a €500,000 investment that allows AirSpeed Telecom to offer 250Mbs broadband connectivity to every business in the Claremorris, providing high performance bandwidth, high speed internet, voice and video.
So wrote Henry Adams in his study of the 12th century European Renaissance, Mont-Saint Michel and Chartres, of the great Romanesque church and monastery perched on a high rock off the coast of Normandy. Like so many churches set on high places throughout the Christian world, it was dedicated to the archangel Michael, who makes his most memorable appearance in Revelation:
Even if you have no interest in the sport or even little understanding of why someone would step into a ring and voluntarily have somebody else do their damnedest to hurt you for eight or nine minutes, you have probably still found it hard not to have been impressed by the way that Katie Taylor et al in the Irish boxing team have lifted the sprits of the nation over the past week.
The south Bostonian, James Brendan Connolly, was once described by Joseph Conrad as the ‘best sea-story writer in America’. He wrote 19 novels and short stories about ships and sailors at sea, the US navy, submarine patrols in World War I, and the heroic struggles of the Gloucester fishermen on the treacherous Grand Bank and Nova Scotia regions hunting for cod and halibut.
TOMORROW EVENING sees the opening of Ancient Resonance, a major retrospective celebrating the work of Galway artist Sharon O’Malley, at the Galway Arts Centre.
Prosperous Dramatic Society will have the honour of opening the 60th RTÉ All Ireland Drama Festival when the curtain rises at the Dean Crowe Theatre, Athlone on Thursday May 3. With their production of Deadline by Robert Massey, the group hopes to follow on from their success at the event last year where they finished as runners-up.
Mary Duffy, a native of Athlone, makes the industry radar time and time again with her flair and ingenuity for hair. Having previously worked in salons in Athlone, Galway, and Laois, she is now working freelance as a stylist and trainer.
THE ‘SECOND Look’ screenings from the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival will be screened in The Eye Cinema next week.
Mayo athlete Paul Kavanagh was one of the 30 members of team Ireland who competed at the 2011 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Athens and who were celebrated at a special reception hosted by President Mary McAleese and Dr Martin McAleese on Wednesday.