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Alcock and Brown return to Clifden tomorrow — and this time it's forever

Having celebrated the centenary of the first ever trans-Atlantic flight last year, Clifden will tomorrow (Friday) welcome back the pioneering pilots behind that feat, Alcock and Brown. And this time it’s forever.

Mannion welcomes tourism funding boost for Clifden and Galway

Eileen Mannion Fine Gael Councillor for Galway County Council has confirmed that both Clifden and Galway City will benefit from funding awarded through Fáilte Ireland’s Destination Towns Scheme.

American ambassador to mark Clifden wartime generosity to stricken airmen

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On September 14, 1944 a United States Navy PB4Y-1 Liberator Bomber crashed into the Atlantic Ocean close to Ballyconneely in Connemara.

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Artists return for Clifden festival

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The 2019 programme for the 42nd Clifden Arts Festival (September 18 to 29 ) has been launched with a strong line-up of national talent.

Clifden Arts Festival's launch literary and visual programme

In what will be its 42nd festival, Clifden Arts Festival is to return with a host of theatre, opera, dance, music, and artistic delights.

Progress made on Galway Clifden road, confirms Ó Cuív

Fianna Fáil TD for Galway West, Éamon Ó Cuív, has confirmed that progress has been made on the upgrading of the N59 Galway to Clifden road.

Heathrow’s Alcock and Brown statue flies into Clifden

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The statue of Alcock and Brown at London's Heathrow airport was this week moved from its home at Heathrow over to Clifden to mark the centenary of the first non-stop transatlantic flight from North America to Europe.

Clifden celebrates its place in aviation history

Clifden soared into aviation history when John Alcock and Arthur Whitten-Brown landed in the west of Ireland having completed the world's first transatlantic flight, and the town is set to celebrate again with a spectacular centenary commemoration.

Clifden Arts Festival 2018 - get ready to come 'home'

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ASLAN, MÁIRTÍN O’Connor, Andy Irvine, Donal Lunny, the poet Paul Durcan, award winning comedian Danny O’Brien, and Irish artist Brian Maguire are all performing at the Clifden Arts Festival, which this year, will explore the theme of 'Home'.

 

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