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Fleadh to screen world premiere of Irish documentary Jihad Jane

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IN MARCH 2010, the arrest on terror charges of a blonde, blue-eyed, American, who called herself ‘Jihad Jane’ made headlines around the world. Her story is now a major new documentary to be screened at the Galway Film Fleadh.

Marc Roberts celebrates the music of John Denver

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HE WOULD never have cut it as Henry John Deutschendorf jr, but as John Denver, he charmed the world with 'Take Me Home, Country Roads', 'Annie's Song', 'Rocky Mountain High', and 'Thank God I'm a Country Boy' - all of which are undisputed classics.

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Colorado choir to sing with Castlebar students

Marc Roberts to celebrate the music of John Denver

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HE WOULD never have cut it as Henry John Deutschendorf Jr, but as John Denver, he charmed the world with 'Take Me Home, Country Roads', 'Annie's Song', 'Rocky Mountain High', and 'Thank God I'm a Country Boy' - all of which are now undisputed classics.

Team USA Swimming CEO to cross Galway Bay

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The 12th annual Frances Thornton Memorial Galway Bay Swim in aid of Cancer Care West happening this Saturday is this year attracting some international attention.

USA swim boss to take part in Galway Bay event

This is the 12th edition of the event, held in aid of Cancer Care West, and this year newly-appointed USA Swimming CEO and president Tim Hinchey is coming to take on the challenge.

A great year for Galway, but we need more of this sort of thing

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As we come to the end of the year, it’s a good time to remember some of the remarkable accolades our city has received during 2016. Galway was awarded the 2020 European Capital of Culture, as well as the EU’s prestigious European Green Leaf Environmental Award, and was designated European Region of Gastronomy for 2018. The Financial Times FDI magazine ranked Galway City as the number 1 Micro European City of the Future for both the Economic Potential and Business Friendliness categories in 2016/2017: this is a full level or two higher than our rankings in both categories in 2014/2015. Also, NUI Galway has moved up to number 249 in the QS world university rankings. To put that in perspective, the University has risen 235 places over the past nine years from when it was at number 484. NUI Galway is also 48th out of 1,336 educational institutions in Europe in terms of Horizon 2020 funding received, and second overall in Ireland.

McLoughlin to be co-opted to Mayo County Council

A selection convention held on Saturday evening saw Martin McLoughlin selected as Fianna Fáil’s choice to replace the newly elected TD, Deputy Lisa Chambers on Mayo County Council.

Marc Roberts - The Music of John Denver

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Marc Roberts is appearing at Westport Town Hall Theatre this coming Sunday, February 14 with his show The Music of John Denver, This show offers a perfect end to your Valentine’s night after visiting some of the wonderful restaurants in town. In 1997 Marc Roberts came to international prominence when he represented Ireland in the Eurovision Song Contest coming in at a credible second place with “Mysterious Woman”. Marc’s first self-titled album was released and he has released five albums including his current album A Tribute to the Music of John Denver which went to number one in the country iTunes Charts.

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