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What are you doing on Culture Night?

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GET UP off the chair, get out of your routine, leave the house, and enjoy a host of free events - exhibitions, concerts, readings, and all manner of arts related happenings on Culture Night, which takes place this Friday.

Where are Galway’s Golden Miles?

The Mayor of Galway County Councillor Liam Carroll and the chairperson of Galway Rural Development Tom Madden presented the Golden Mile of Galway Awards and launched the Golden Mile 2014 calendar in the Claregalway Hotel with more than 200 people attending the launch.

Celebrate a Celtic birthday with Fíbín

VERCINGETORIX HAS gone down in history as the Gaullish leader who in 52BC led the uprising against Julian Caesar’s conquest of his country.

Young Galway actors show off their talents

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Up to 500 young actors from 17 schools from around Galway took place in Coirm Gael Linn’s two day Irish language music, dance, and drama festival in the Town Hall Theatre, Galway, recently.

Teddy who comforted child during rape horror is hero of her first children’s book

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The teddybear which was the main source of comfort for a Connemara woman who was raped over a number of years by her father has become the star of her first children’s book.

Public order offender jailed for four months and ordered to sober up

A homeless man arrested eight times in just three weeks and charged with a plethora of public order offences has been jailed for four months and told to use that time to sober up.

The huckster’s harvest

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“The Galway Races are unique in Irish sport. For this is a real Connaught holiday. Caravans and their picturesque owners are making their trek weeks ahead. Urgent farm work is abandoned for an hour. Business and professional men; regular race-goers, hunting folk, farmers of all ranges of acreage, holiday trippers from the eastern cities; Connemara and Aran Island men and maids who speak English only, are here in colourful buoyant groups. All the fun of the fair; huge fields of beautiful horses; thrilling finishes and good priced winners — all lend glamour and life to this great outdoor festival of the west.

A Connemara family reunion

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Richard Martin jr decided to leave Ireland for Canada in 1833. The younger son of Colonel Richard ‘Humanity Dick’ Martin, MP, of Ballinahinch, he had expected to inherit some of the family property. However his older brother Thomas — already deeply in debt —broke the entail on the family estates in Connemara, leaving Richard with few prospects. Together with his wife, Emily Kirwan, and their six young children (a seventh would be born in 1834), he emigrated, settling at Grand River, Ontario. Richard died aged 80 in 1878, having lived long enough to see his family grow and prosper far more than would have been likely had they remained in Ireland.

Buaiteoirí an Oireachtais

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Is é seo leanas liosta na mbuaiteoirí ó chontae na Gaillimhe ag Oireachtas na Gaeilge a bhí ar siúl i gCorcaigh.

Capote’s kingdom; Kingdom’s Capote

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TRUMAN CAPOTE - social butterfly, gossipmonger, and faded novelist dropping names until those names drop him - is vividly resurrected in Bob Kingdom’s brilliant one-man show which comes to the Town Hall from next Tuesday to Thursday.

 

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