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Aimee Banks to open Galway Cathedral Summer Recitals 2019

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ACCLAIMED GALWAY soprano Aimee Banks makes her Galway Cathedral Summer Recitals debut on Thursday July 4, the opening date of this latest series of summer concerts, now in it's 26th year.

Let's make more of our global connections

Back in the day, town twinnings were a great fashion altogether. Every little town and village had some fella living down the road, probably in on a witness protection programme or someone who said he hailed from some little Breton village named Creton-LeBlanque or Moron du Ville. And in a time when there was really nothing on the telly and it rained for eight months of the year, the temptation for a jolly to an exotic destination (anything east of Moate) was too much to resist.

Grace Petrie - 'I'm a socialist, feminist, lesbian, protest singer'

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“I'M A protest singer. Actually I’m a socialist, feminist, lesbian, left wing protest singer." With these words, Grace Petrie brought the house down at her performance at the 2017 Cambridge Folk Festival.

Daragh McGowan joins the Blackberry Hearing Team

We at Blackberry Hearing are delighted to announce Daragh McGowan as the most recent addition to our hard-working and professional team of audiologists.

Travel the world with a CELTA/TEFL qualification

We often hear people say that life is not a rehearsal, so if you are interested in doing some travelling, changing career, taking early retirement, or learning about other cultures, now is the time. One of the best ways to see the world while at the same time earn some money is by teaching English.

‘We have to put our biases under the microscope'

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EMILY CULLEN is a poet, an academic, a harpist, and, in April, will preside over her first Cúirt International Festival of Literature as programme director. Cúirt has been a passion since her student days, and now in a position to run the festival, she has a vision for it that places 'diversity' at its core.

Travel the world in 2018 with a CELTA/TEFL qualification

We often hear people say that life is not a rehearsal, so if you are interested in doing some travelling, changing career, taking early retirement, or learning about other cultures, now is the time. One of the best ways to see the world while at the same time earn some money is by teaching English. "As a teacher of English abroad, you can immediately immerse yourself in a culture and get to know the local people without having to speak the language of that culture," says Mary Grennan, director of International House Galway. "Of course, you will have the opportunity to learn the language too while you’re there, which is wonderful. You can also teach English here in Ireland in a language school or even in your own home — it’s a great cultural education, and great fun too."

Kila to play Monroe’s Live

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FILM MAKER Neil Jordan has spoken in awe of their "wonderful, shamanistic energy"; The BBC World Review has called their concerts "beautifully euphoric live experiences"; while Bono said, "You get the feeling they lit the fuse for the big bang."

Two poets bring their unhappiness to Cleggan

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Week III

Mind Trap – a positive garden about mental health

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As we were talking about gardening and mental health last week, I thought you’d like to hear about a very special garden produced by Ian Price Design with idverde.co.uk for this year’s Chelsea Flower Show. Ian, a garden designer based in Northern Ireland, designed a garden to tell the story of his own struggles with mental health with the aim of letting others know that they are not alone and to encourage the conversation around mental health.

 

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