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Completion of Picture palace in sight following Government grant

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The long, and often controversial, saga of the Solas Arthouse Picture Palace Cinema has taken a step closer to completion with the announcement that the Government has provided additional funding of €735,000 towards the project.

Government funds to complete Galway Picture Palace

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The long, and increasingly controversial, saga of the Solas Arthouse Picture Palace Cinema, has taken a step closer to completion with this morning's announcement that the Government has provided additional funding of €735,000 towards the project.

Minister Humphreys meets Westmeath county officials over 1916 commemorations

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The Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Heather Humphreys met with Paula O’Dornan and Cathaoirleach of Westmeath Paddy Hill from Westmeath last week to discuss the Government’s plans for Ireland 2016.

Connaughton calls for Knockma lands to be bought and developed

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Enhanced walking amenities on Knockma near Tuam could be developed if land at the top of the 170-metre hill is purchased by the National Parks and Wildlife Service.

Walsh invites Arts Minister to visit Picture Palace site

The Minister for Arts, Heritage, and the Gaeltacht, Heather Humphreys, has accepted an invitation to visit the site of the Solas Picture Palace in Galway and meet its promoters.

Ten-month countdown as white flag is raised on Capital of Culture bid

Galway city has less than a year to make a full application to become the European Capital of Culture 2020, following the Government’s announcement last evening to hold an open competition for an Irish city to be selected for the prestigious title.

Minister Humphreys visits Marconi tourism project

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Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Heather Humphreys, paid a visit to the historic Marconi transmitter at Moydrum during a visit to Athlone recently.

Food for thought from the recent by-elections

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It was all about by-elections last weekend - two Dáil by-elections being watched closely with a view to gauging the mood music of the electorate; a Seanad by-election generating an inordinate amount of interest as the Government inflicted an unnecessary wound on itself; and two parliamentary by-elections in England which may yet prove to be of some interest this side of the Irish Sea.

Historic website to be launched by Minister

An exciting new website, recording one of the most momentous decades in history, will be launched next week in Castlebar library. Centenarymayo.ie will document all the major events that occurred in Ireland and also abroad from 1913 to 1923 as they relate to Mayo. World War One, the War of Independence, the Civil War, the women’s movement, as well as the every day life of the time will all be covered on the site.

Deputy Mulherin rejects claim Taoiseach should have promoted more women

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Mayo Fine Gael deputy Michelle Mulherin has played down any suggestion that the Taoiseach should have elevated at least one woman from the backbenches to a junior ministerial role.

 

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