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Lady Gregory Autumn Gathering returns this month

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The Eighteenth Lady Gregory Autumn Gathering - a celebration of one of the leading figures of the Irish Literary Revival, 19th century Irish writing and culture, and south Galway - returns from September 28 to 30.

Portumna’s 2012 Shorelines Arts Festival

PORTUMNA’S 2012 Shorelines Arts Festival will be officially opened this evening at 6pm, paving the way for a weekend of music, poetry, theatre, film, and children’s events.

Ballina welcomes back rock star of 19th century

What has been described as ‘an exciting 10 days of rediscovery’ will be unveiled in Ballina from September 6 to 16 with the presentation of the Wallace Bicentenary Celebrations in the town.

The man who almost sent Monty to his doom

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On the eve of taking up a world prestigious position no one had such a baptism of fire as Lord Michael Killanin in September 1972. He was to succeed the autocratic Avery Brundage as president of the International Olympic Committee, and was regarded as a breath of fresh air.

British singer-songwriters to play Portumna

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BRITISH SINGER-songwriters Jake Morley and Liz Lawrence will play Portumna on Saturday August 4 at 8.30pm in the town’s Church of Ireland church.

Census figures show household charge cannot fulfil obligations in Mayo as more than 24,000 homes have septic tanks

With the household charge the hot topic this week and tomorrow (Saturday March 31) marking the closing date for payment, just-released figures from the 2011 Census expose a number of reasons why people might call for non-payment of the charge.

Galway Gaelscoil and Church of Ireland schools under threat warns Kitt

Gaeltacht and Church of Ireland schools across Galway and the west face closure if the Government’s plans for sweeping cuts and amalgamations come into force.

Mayor to sing as civic and religious leaders deliver Christmas messages on Galway Bay fm

Galway’s civic and religious leaders will be delivering their Christmas messages on Galway Bay fm on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

Fee-charging schools: Subsidy or saving for the State?

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Last week’s Budget for 2012 set out new measures that will raise the pupil-teacher ratio in Ireland’s fee-paying schools to 1:21. But is the funding allocation shift a justified austerity measure against archaic institutions, or is it a knee-jerk response that merely restricts the right of access of protestant families to schools of their own faith?

Fayre play to ye — St Nicholas’ says ‘Thank you’

More than €14,000 was raised at the recent Christmas Fayre for St Nicholas’ Collegiate Church, which will go towards the upkeep of the historic building.

 

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