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Westmeath shines on the big screen in new film

A new Westmeath/Offaly feature film to be released on cinema screens nationwide has been hailed by many critics as a major success.

Luan Gallery’s spring exhibitions launched

Following the success of Borrowed Memories - the Luan Gallery’s inaugural exhibition - curated as part of the Irish Museum of Modern Art’s National Programme, Luan Gallery is delighted to announce their new spring exhibition programme, which has just opened to the public.

Rebecca Storm at the Town Hall

REBECCA STORM, one of the most popular leading ladies in musical theatre over the past 30 years, makes a welcome visit to Galway to play the Town Hall Theatre on Friday December 7.

Time we turned and faced the water

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If there is one thing that ‘Let’s Do It Galway’ - those inspirational people who guided the Volvo Ocean Race into our beautiful Bay- has taught us, and that is that the sea is a resource for possibility and opportunity. For too long Galway, and other coastal towns, have regarded the sea as a source of separation, and a reminder of bad times. In Galway, despite having a wide river flowing through it, and an expansive bay on its shoreline, buildings in general have turned their backs to it.

Waterways Ireland sponsorship programme opens

Waterways Ireland’s sponsorship programme for recreational waterway and waterside activity for next year opens this week, with events taking place along the entirety of its systems from Bann to the Barrow.

50 years on — barges return to Piltown

To celebrate Heritage Week, barges will arrive at the Creamery Quay in Piltown on the banks of the Pill River to join with the Piltown Community at the Iverk Show.

Inistioge vintage rally kicks off on the Nore

Heritage cargo boats will sail up the Nore valley on a rising tide from New Ross this weekend as they did for hundreds of years before the road and rail networks made them redundant.

Shannon finally gets her Royal date

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After a gap of 55 years, the unromantically named “Barge No3” will take up where the “Hark” left off, and on September 30 become the first vessel in over half a century to navigate the Royal Canal all the way to the Shannon.

Mullingar formally approves canal group

After 18 years of working towards the aesthetic improvement of Mullingar’s primary geographic feature, the Mullingar Royal Canal Amenity Group was formally acknowledged this week with an Address of Recognition accorded by the cathaoirleach and members of Mullingar Town Council.

Mid Ireland Tourism fifth annual golf classic

Mid Ireland Tourism held their fifth annual golf classic in the County Offaly renowned Castle Barna Golf Club, one of Ireland’s hidden gems that is nestled along the banks of the Grand Canal – on the edge of Daingean town.

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