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On a day in October 1936, a young woman, Maureen Canning, from Mohill, County Leitrim, left her digs in Lower Salthill and began to walk, for the first time, to what was then University College Galway.
In the year that is in it, when we have all been twisted and turned this way and that by the vagaries of this awful disease, there are moments which sum us up as a nation which make us smile and realise what a great little place we can be when we stick together.
RÓISÍN DUBH, the award winning music and comedy venue on Dominick Street re-opens its doors today, and will present a string of shows throughout September.
DAOIRÍ FARRELL has been called "one of the most important traditional singers to emerge in the last decade", by a key figure in Irish music, and a former Planxty member, Dónal Lunny.
CHRISTY MOORE has announced he will play an extra date in Galway this August and tickets go on sale next week.
Ballinrobe singer/songwriter Faraway Martin doesn't do things by halves. The former music teacher packed in the day job last June in Qatar and came home to follow his dream. Now, he can be seen driving the highways and byways of Ireland on his mammoth 32 county tour, and, to add to the challenge, he decided to do it in 32 days, after buying a van and kitting it out for life on the road.
STEPHEN JAMES Smith, the Dublin poet, playwright, and spoken word artist, plays the last date of his Irish tour in Galway, before taking his verse around Britain.
THERE ARE few folk/trad musicians in Ireland today as acclaimed and admired as Daoirí Farrell. Indeed, Dónal Lunny has called him "one of the most important traditional singers to emerge in the last decade".
Happy Days and Hard Times - a collection of visitor memories at the National Museum of Ireland, Country Life - has just been reissued for print, due to its initial success.
PADRAIG STEVENS and Leo Moran, two of Galway's greatest and most popular singer-songwriters, will play new songs, old favourites, and sing-alongs, as well as tell some stories at their gigs in Galway city and Tuam.