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Classical music to mark Good Friday

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LACRIMOSA, A concert of classical music and song to mark Good Friday, will be heard when the Collegium Chamber Choir, tenor Eoin Hynes, and organist David Leigh perform in St Nicholas’ Collegiate Church, on Friday March 25 at 5pm.

Michelin Star chef to open fifth Galway Food Festival

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Ross Lewis, the Michelin Star chef from the Chapter One Restaurant, Dublin, will open the fifth annual Galway Food Festival, which this year will celebrate ‘100 years of Irish Food’, across the Easter Bank Holiday weekend.

Take up a challenge with Castle Leisure Club

This Lent, instead of giving up, why not take up a challenge? Castle Leisure Club will be running a 40 Day Fitness Challenge this Lent and is looking for 12 people to step up and take part. It will be kicking off on Ash Wednesday and finishing on Good Friday, the perfect opportunity if you have been thinking about making a change in your life.

Mícheál  Ó Droighneáin, 1916 veteran

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Mícheál Ó Droighneáin was born in Spiddal. He left school when he was 14 and got a job in McCambridge’s for 6d a week. Lady Killanin convinced him to go back to school and he became a monitor, went on to training college in Dublin, and it was there he became a Nationalist. “I became a member of the IRB towards the end of 1910 when I was teaching in Dublin [from August 1910 to January 1913]. Then I came to my native place, teaching in Spiddal for one year and then coming to Furbo.”

 

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