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Galway History Festival takes place next week

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The inaugural Galway History Festival takes place next week, with a series of talks and lectures covering such issues as the War of Independence in Galway, food, activism, local history, and labour history.

Ó Cualáin retains league crown after absorbing battle

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Oisín Ó Cualáin of Micheál Breathnachs has retained the handball's premier division title after a tough battle against Williamstown's Kieran Hanley.

The palace of dreams

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Eighty nine years ago this week, on November 22, 1939, the Estoria Cinema opened at Nile Lodge. It had 776 seats and two showings a night at 6.45pm and 8.45pm. It cost two shillings to sit in the balcony and the prices for the parterre were 1/4 and 9d (including tax). There were matinees on Thursdays (half day in Galway), Saturdays, and Sundays. You could book at the cinema or by phone (Galway 101) from 12 noon to 2pm and from 6pm. The building was constructed by John McNally & Co with John Connolly as foreman. The design was by Hubert O’Connor and Ralph Ryan was the electrical consultant.

NoRopes return with The Open Couple

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NOROPES PRODUCTION of The Open Couple returns to the Town Hall Studio on Friday January 15 and Saturday 16 at 8.30pm. A three-hander, its fast-paced, satirical style, perfectly suits the studio setting.

Broderick to lead Galway in cross country

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Galway will have a strong men’s county team in day two of the All Ireland Cross Country events on Sunday in Dungarvan, Co Waterford.

Interest mounts in the final Connacht Property Auction of 2015

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The Connacht Property Auction has noted an uplift in enquiries from buyers over the past few weeks with the last public auction of 2015 taking place on next Thursday, November 19, in The Menlo Park Hotel.

The Connacht Property Auction – taking entries for September auction

The Connacht Property Auction is now taking entries for its next public auction which will be held on September 17 in the Menlo Park Hotel, Galway. The auction group has held three extremely successful auctions so far in 2015 with an average 90 per cent success rate.

Christmas Crackers 2014 exhibition

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CHRISTMAS CRACKERS, the sixth annual exhibition of paintings by students of Geraldine Folan’s Art Classes, takes place tomorrow.

Team tennis challenge

The second annual team challenge event was held at the Galway Lawn Tennis Club recently with 11 teams in action.

The tennis club

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The Galway Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club was founded at a meeting in the Royal Hotel, Eyre Square, on May 19, 1900. Many of the founders were members of the British army, the landed gentry, and the professions such as doctors, solicitors, professors, etc. Membership was by invitation only so there was a certain elitism attached to the club in the early days.

 

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