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Athlone students bound for Boston with Junk Kouture
Athlone students Ruth Gallagher and Aoife Mannion are jetting off to the States to showcase the artistic talents of Ireland’s fashion forward teenagers as part of Junk Kouture.
Max Jury at the Róisín Dubh
MAX JURY may not yet be a familiar name to music fans but make no mistake, it is only a matter of time before this American singer-songwriter is widely known and admired.
Boston mayor given hero’s welcome at ancestral home
Galway was bursting with pride this week as Boston Mayor Marty Walsh received a hero’s welcome during a visit to his ancestral home, which not only further strengthened cultural and economic ties between the two cities but also revealed many new found cousins.
Shrule’s Maria Walsh bloomed brightly in the Dome to win Rose of Tralee crown
Life has taken a massive and unexpected - but hugely exciting - turn for Shrule’s Maria Walsh, after she was crowned the Rose of Tralee in the famous Dome on Tuesday night.
A happy-go-lucky hootenanny
SESSIONS AMERICANA are a Boston-based rock band, or possibly a folk band, it's hard to put these guys into any kind of box.
Beth Nielsen Chapman - the Essential Songs Playlist
BETH NIELSEN Chapman, the twice Grammy-nominated Nashville singer-songwriter, is a woman of many talents, commitments, and achievements.
Emirates to feed its growth with recruitment drive in Galway city
Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, is returning to Galway this month with new recruitment drives in three locations to help fulfil the airline’s cabin crew requirements, which are growing in line with the dynamic expansion of the company.
Forty years a-binding, and more to come
An extraordinary row on the Late Late Show, 17 years ago, had a positive impact on a small Galway business struggling for survival. ‘A very attractive lady,’ Siubhan Maloney, called into Kenny’s Book Bindery, located in Salthill at the time, and told Gerry Kenny that she was a contestant in the Late Late’s Antique Show. She was re-upholstering an old chair, which included a small shelf. She wanted to see how to re-cover an old book in highly decorated leather, which would sit into the shelf. Jerry was happy to show her how it was done. First of all the pages are handsewn together, then clamped and trimmed ready for gold foil, which is applied with heat. This prevents the pages becoming dusty.
World Cup youngsters boost Carolan’s Connacht Academy
Ireland's Junior World Championship winger, Galwegians Ciaran Gaffney, outhalf Conor McKeon, and centre Peter Robb are among the new quintet, along with hooker Jack Dineen and backrow Marc Kelly.
Shrule’s Maria Walsh wins coveted Rose of Tralee place
Shrule native Maria Walsh has been selected as one of the 23 Roses who will compete in this year’s Rose of Tralee festival in front of a television audience of more than one million people and 2,000 spectators in the famed Festival Dome.