Search Results for 'Fenian Cycle'

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People of the Tribes: Meet Fionn & Jonathan.

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We are Fionn Crombie Angus and Jonathan Angus, probably best known around Galway for busking on Shop Street. We've been part of the local music scene, with Fionn playing his distinctive left-handed fiddle, and Jonathan backing him up on guitar, for five years, after moving from County Clare when Fionn finished secondary school.

Waiting list for home help unacceptable - Chambers

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Fianna Fáil TD for Mayo, Lisa Chambers, has called on the Minister and the HSE to address the number of people waiting for home help hours in Mayo.

‘I always wanted to do Mayo proud’ – Kelly

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Sisters Niamh and Grace Kelly have scored 2-3 between them in Mayo’s opening two Lidl National Football League ties, but as the year progresses the potential is there for their influence to be even stronger.

Theatre 2018 coming attractions

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As 2017 draws to a close, thoughts turn to the New Year and Galway theatre goers have much to look forward to from both home-based and visiting companies and theatre-makers.

Ross out of service as bus strike looms - Troy

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Transport, Deputy Robert Troy, says the Government must work with bus unions to help prevent a damaging strike from occurring at Bus Éireann.

O’Rourke welcomes €70,000 investment for Clonbrusk West

Fianna Fáil councillor, Aengus O’Rourke, has welcomed the allocation of €70,000 for works at Clonbrusk West.

Roscahill school wins All-Ireland Schools Quiz

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Tensions were high in the RDS on Sunday April 12 as the Credit Union All-Ireland School Quiz tested the 100 teams of four primary school-children knowledge on everything from the name of the chilli heat scale to how many sides has a tetradecagon. While these questions would stump the average person, the team from St Annin’s National School were more than capable and won the Competition B (11-13 age group).

Tales of Finn mac Cumaill to be inked to places of exceptional natural resources in city lecture

Places associated with Finn mac Cumaill in the Fenian cycle of tales and named after him and his warrior band have an historical reality as important boundary points, hunting grounds and areas of mineral enrichment in medieval and prehistoric times. This concept will be explored further in a public lecture on 5 March by NUI Galway archaeologist, Professor Elizabeth FitzPatrick.Finn mac Cumaill (Finn McCool) and his fían or warrior band are central figures in the literature and oral tradition of Gaelic-speaking peoples of Ireland, Scotland and the Isle of Man.

Seacht Scéal with Diarmuid de Faoite

DIARMUID DE Faoite, the acclaimed actor and storyteller, will be in An Taibhdhearc with his show Seacht Scéal/Seven Sagas.

Cycle for Niamh - brothers to make mammoth trek for beloved sister

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Three brothers will cycle 713km in memory of their sister, Niamh Kelly Coughlan, who was a frequent visitor to the Louisburgh area, over five days from July 30 to August 3. They will be coming west on Wednesday, July 31 and then going through Louisburgh on to Limerick.

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