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Baboró children's festival announces 2017 programme of events

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THERE WAS a lively turn out at Galway City Museum’s The Kitchen Café on Monday evening for the programme launch of the Baboró International Arts Festival for Children, which takes place from October 16 to 22.

Tommy Tiernan embraces the internet

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TOMMY TIERNAN has finally embraced the internet. Having spent years under the arc-lights of the stage Tommy has finally given in to pressure from the 21st century and joined the dark world of the web and opened his new YouTube channel - www.youtube.com/Tommedian - and social media hub, www.tommedian.com.

From rugby player to Atlantic rower - another adventure beckons for Damian Browne

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An innate adventurous streak has taken Galway’s Damian Browne from the rugby fields of Ireland and France, to the mountains of Afghanistan and Peru, and now, hopefully, across the Atlantic as a solo oarsman.

'I just wanted to do something without compromising'

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JFDR is the latest project of the gifted and prolific Icelandic singer-songwriter Jófríður Ákadóttir. Only 23, she has already released a string of albums with Samaris and Pascal Pinon, collaborated with Gangly, Low Roar, and Lapalux, and in March, released her first solo album, Brazil, to rave reviews. On July 30, she brings the curtain down on this year’s GIAF with a gig in the Róisín Dubh.

Beautiful home in Doughiska

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Glendale Properties is offering for sale by private treaty this beautiful semidetached residence in Coill Tire, Doughiska, Galway. This property is beautifully presented and located within the well maintained development. This is an end property with an extra large side entrance to the rear garden.

The Galway International Arts Festival booking office now open

The 40th Galway International Arts Festival box office has officially opened on Forster Street, to complement the online booking facility.

Icelandic choir to sing in St Nicholas'

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ICELANDIC CHORAL music will be heard within St Nicholas' Collegiate Church when the Selkórinn choir perform a tea-time concert in the city centre church next week.

'Galway was a friendly, spiritual, city, so I decided to remain here'

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In 2014, Galway saw the opening of its first mosque - the Mosque of Mary on the Old Monivea Road, Ballybrit. It was erected by the Ahmadiyya Muslim community which is headed by Imam Ibrahim Noonan, a man with strong faith and a fascinating life story as I discovered when meeting him for an afternoon chat in the House Hotel.

Album review: Ásgeir

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WITH HIS debut album, In The Silence (aka Dýrð í dauðaþögn) having come out of nowhere to be a phenomenon in his native Iceland, and winning critical acclaim and audiences across Europe, expectations are very high for the follow-up.

International outcry at Athenia sinking

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