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‘Them French are queer, I don’t understand them at all. They will give good money for snails and frogs. My young fellow got a bottle of cognac for a bucket full of snails.’
AUGUST IN Galway is usually a quiet spell, arts-wise, as folk wind down or bale out after the hectic festival season. However, city arts aficionados this month can look forward to a vibrant new exhibition by Tom Mathews.
PIPPIN, THE 1972 musical by Stephen Schwartz, best known for the musical Wicked, for the writing lyrics for the films Pocahontas and Enchanted, as well as composing the music and lyrics for The Prince of Egypt, will be performed in Galway.
Now I know last week in the aftermath of Christmas I wished you all a Happy New Year. But I am compiling this on January 1, 2019, so I think it is only appropriate that I would repeat my New Year message to each and every one of my readers. I also have to say thanks to you all, because every day I go out I meet someone who has read my previous column and has a comment or two to make. So thank you for that.
Well, Longford has really emerged with a bang in this pre-Christmas season. We had two notable events in Longford over last weekend.
EGYPT. 1928. Stanley and Oliver are searching for the rumoured tomb of the famous female Pharaoh Hatchetsoup. There have been many expeditions before, but none have been successful.
YOU MAY have already set foot on the soil of ancient Greece, and with your sword and sandals, fight wars overt and covert, and on more than a few fronts. For those still catching up, a journey to the heart of Ptolemaic Egypt awaits.
My dear Miss Persse, I have read over many times the letter which you wrote to me a fortnight since when returning Roderick Hudson. Am I too presumptuous in thinking that there is something more in it than a mere critique on that book? I have thought over and over again on the subject and have at length determined to ask if I may write freely to you - on the most momentous question affecting a man and woman’s life…..’
The FIFA World Cup is up and running with Russia securing a thumping 5-0 victory over Saudi Arabia in the opening match of the tournament.
County Sligo is a place steeped in heritage and tradition, mountains, beaches perfect for walks, golf, cycling, or strolling along one of the beautiful beaches.