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Mr McTell got the blues

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MICHAEL GRAY is best known as the author of the celebrated books on Bob Dylan, Song and Dance Man: The Art of Bob Dylan and The Bob Dylan Encyclopaedia, and it was after hearing Dylan sing about an obscure American bluesman which prompted Gray to go in search of Blind Willie McTell.

Pioneer of wearable computing to give Lecture at AIT

One of the world’s leading experts on human-computer interaction will deliver a lecture at AIT on Friday March 11.

Fresh herrings, scibs, and red petticoats

This photograph of a very animated open air fish market was taken about 100 years ago, and shows lots of creels, scibs, various types of basket, a wondrous variety of patterned shawls, petticoats, and práiscíns. There seems to be more selling than buying. It must have been very colourful and competitive… just imagine them all calling out, in lovely Galway accents, “Fresh herrings”, “Johnny Dory”, etc.

Hands-on learning the key to future growth, says Treacy at Science Fest launch

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Uncovering the fun side of science through “hands-on learning” initiatives has now been proven to translate into young people going on to third level science and technology – the graduates who will sustain and enhance future economic growth.

Superleague Sunday begins this weekend in Galway

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Moycullen begin their second Superleague season on Sunday with a mouth-watering tie against last year’s league and cup champions, Killester from Dublin, at 3pm in the Kingfisher gym in NUIG.

US star boosts Moycullen basketball

Moycullen Basketball Club has completed the signing of Mason Ambler ahead of its second Nivea For Men’s SuperLeague campaign.

Reginald D Hunter - on that midnight train to Georgia

REGINALD D Hunter was born in the Southern state of Georgia in the late 1960s but in the early 1990s he travelled to Britain to train as an actor at RADA. However after winning a £10 bet to do a comedy gig he decided to re-focus his artistic energies on stand-up.

No slow boat from China for our Mayor and civic leaders

The Icelandic volcano which has caused massive disruption to airflights and left passengers stranded has also left Galway city bereft of its civic an political leaders who are stuck in China.

Galway flights resume after airspace restriction lifted

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Flights have once again resumed at Galway Airport, but travel agents in the city are still working around the clock to assist hundreds of customers still stranded in countries around the world due to flight disruptions resulting from the Icelandic volcano cloud.

Lunasa celebrate the story so far with Radisson show

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IRISH TRAD band Lunasa have rightly been described as a ‘supergroup’ and considering it’s members include Trevor Hutchinson (ex Waterboys), Sean Smyth (Donal Lunny’s Coolfin) and Cillian Vallely (Whirligig, Paddy O’Brien’s Chulrua), it’s a verdict hard to argue with.


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