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This year’s much-awaited Galway Garden Festival will take place on July 5 and 6 at Claregalway Castle.
A CONCERT of classical music will take place in the Presbyterian Church, Victoria Place, Galway this Tuesday at 1pm.
In the early years of the 20th century the Irish language increasingly was associated with poverty and backwardness. In the national school system, which was established in 1831, children had been beaten with what became known as a ‘tally stick’ if they were caught speaking Irish. Apparently every time a child was heard speaking Irish, a notch was cut on the stick, and the poor child received the same number of blows.
Galway composer Jane O’Leary will represent Ireland at the 2010 ISCM World New Music Days festival in Sydney, Australia.
Tom Cullivan, one of Ireland’s finest classical composers, and a long-term resident of Furbo, recently premièred his piano piece ‘Fáilte Uí Cheallaigh’ for Prince Albert II of Monaco.