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The awardwinning ‘Guide to Lough Corrib’s Early Monastic Sites’ written by Rev Anthony Previté a decade ago has just been reprinted and is now available at the price of €15 from Charlie Byrne’s and other bookshops.
When Mitchell Henry entered Westminster parliament in 1871 he went with hope in his heart and a mission to tell the British people the circumstances of the Irish tenant farmer. He reminds me of the Frank Cappa film Mr Smith Goes to Washington where a naive, idealistic young man has plans to change America.* Mitchell Henry, a liberal, kindly man, had however, walked into a political cauldron, waiting to explode.
Luxury river cruise line Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection has perfected the art of luxury river cruising — the difference is in the detail.
‘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.