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Galway International Arts Festival 2019

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Rock legend Robert Plant; songwriting legend Burt Bacharach; five world premiers and two Irish and two European premieres for theatre; an on street silent disco/flash mob, and major public discussions on Brexit and climate change - this is the Galway International Arts Festival 2019.

Two funerals at Menlo Castle cemetery

I have mentioned recently Sir William Wilde’s energetic guide to Lough Corrib - Its shores and Islands (published 1867), and his excitement as he and his family steamed across Ireland from Dublin, to begin their long summer holiday at their holiday home, Moytura Lodge, Cong, at the very north of the lake. From steam train to the Eglinton steamer, which left Galway every day to service the villages on the lakeshore, including Cong, the Wildes steamed passed the ancient home of the Blakes at Menlough (Menlo)* located just before the river enters the great lake.

Robert Plant to play Galway International Arts Festival

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ROBERT PLANT, the lead singer of Led Zeppelin, the rock god, who has since become a visionary solo artist, will play the Galway International Arts Festival this summer.

'Edna’s writing is so honest; nothing is sugar-coated'

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WHEN EDNA O’Brien’s novel, The Country Girls was first published in 1960, it scandalised conservative Catholic Ireland and the controversy over the book saw it being both banned and ceremonially burned.

Ladies look to get off to Tip top start

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A new chapter for the Mayo Ladies senior team will open on Sunday in the Swinford Amenity Park when they host Tipperary in round one of the Ladies National Football League at 2pm.

Grace and Scott capture hearts of a nation on the Late Late Toy Show

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Grace and Scott the real heroes as Henshaw family raise funds for South Westmeath Hospice

I will begin this column by noting and paying respect to the late US president George Bush who died recently. I have not any particular memories about him but I have always felt that he was a most honourable person, and that seems to be the general opinion now upon his passing. I noted at his funeral home that his faithful dog who he has had for years was keeping watch on the rug outside, and I thought well, the late president must have had very admirable human traits. May he rest in peace.

Mayo make league final four

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Mayo joined holders Cork, All-Ireland champions Dublin, and Galway in the Lidl National Football League division one semifinals last weekend.

Unlock the power of metabolism to lose weight

Metabolism controls health, weight loss and the body shaping “switch”, according to Grace of System 10.

'My writing background is not Joyce or Yeats but the Americans'

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The Ghosts Of Galway, Ken Bruen’s 13th Jack Taylor novel, has just been published and to mark its arrival Bruen met me in the Hotel Meyrick last Monday to range widely over his eventful life and acclaimed work.

 

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