Search Results for 'Grace O'Malley'

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Massive boost for marine research as Galway Bay Ocean Observatory completed at weekend

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A significant piece of ocean research infrastructure was brought to fruition with the completion of the Galway Bay underwater ocean observatory over the weekend.  Through the combined effort of the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI), the Marine Institute and Commissioners of Irish Lights the final piece of equipment has been deployed to give researchers and ocean energy developers unique insight into the Galway bay marine environment.  The observatory is now entering into a commissioning period and is expected to be operational in the coming months. 

New venue for hit Gráinne Mhaol show

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The popular traditional music and dance show, The Legend of Gráinne Mhaol, lifted anchor this week and sailed into its seventh summer season and a new home - at the newly renovated Westport Town Hall. 

The stormy life of Granuaile

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IRISH HISTORY and mythology, and indeed the points where they intersect, are rich materials for the graphic novel, leading, over the last number of years, to Irish writers and artists exploring the potentialities of such as Cúchulainn and The Táin.

Bookish festival gets rolling in Westport

There is a swirl of wonderful wordiness and lively debate in Westport today and continuing all weekend for the fifth annual Rolling Sun Book Festival.

Festival of the Pirate Queen

Come to Louisburgh on Saturday September 14 for the Festival of the Pirate Queen.

Clare Island welcomes tall ship Thalassa

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For the first time since Granuaile’s day, a tall ship will moor overnight at Clare Island. Scheduled to arrive on July 23, the barquentine Thalassa is an imposing and seaworthy sailor, rigged according to old tradition but fitted with every modern safety convenience. It is embarking on an Irish tour, leaving Belfast on Sunday July 14 and finishing in Galway on Sunday, July 28.

ALâ seeks actors for Granuaile show

GRACE O’MALLEY - clan leader, pirate queen, rebel, heroine, and Irish feminist icon, will be the subject of a new drama from ALâ Community Theatre.

Pirate Queen’s honour upheld in Ballinrobe

XxxAs the Pirate Queen gets ready to depart from Ballinrobe, the town and surrounding areas know that what they witnessed in the Ballinrobe Community School hall, if they were fortunate enough to do so, was simply stunning.

Ballinrobe Musical Society tie-up premier sponsorship deal with Irish Pride

Ballinrobe Musical Society, who perform the world amateur premiere of the story of Mayo’s own Granuaile next February, have announced a major sponsorship deal with Irish Pride. Irish Pride, one of the country’s leading bread brands, has a long and proud association with Ballinrobe, as the company is a major employer in the region thanks to their local bakery on the town’s Abbey Street.

Worldwide search for Grace O’Malleys in Pirate Queen tribute

A leading west of Ireland musical society has launched a novel search for as many Grace O’Malleys as it can find – and it’s all to do with its forthcoming show about the legendary pirate queen of the same name.


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