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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

Week III

New book launched to honour NUI Galway professor

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STEPHEN G ELLIS, professor of history at NUI Galway, and an expert on Tudor Ireland, is to be honoured with the launch of a new book of essays covering the period from late medieval to early modern Ireland.

Responding to the Insider article on Repealing The Eighth

If I were an alien that had just arrived on earth from another planet and read the Talking Politics article in last week’s Galway Advertiser entitled “Repealing the Eighth and the right to autonomy over ones’ own body,” I’m sure I would be marching on the Dáil in an effort to repeal the “draconian laws” you describe in this article. However I am not and I would like to point out a number of flaws in the article.

Vikings v the Irish in epic Russian drama

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GONDLA, AN epic tale of strife, poetry and revenge, between an Irish prince and the native Icelandic nobles, and set in ninth century Iceland, comes to the Town Hall Theatre on Friday August 19 and Saturday 20 at 8pm.

Daithí, Mmoths, Toby Kaar

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DAITHÍ, MMOTHS, and Toby Kaar, three of the most creative and exciting talents in Irish electronica, will gather in the Róisín Dubh, for what could be one of the highlights of the Galway International Arts Festival.

Oh the Green and Red of Iceland!

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No sooner had Ireland’s impressive Euro 2016 campaign come to an end in sweltering Lyon, but I was looking for another bandwagon to hop on. Iceland’s plucky unbeaten run through the group stage had already caught my eye and after their deserved win against England on Monday night it was decided, the Nordic republic would have my full support.

The Snug Bar - your number one choice for live music and sport

With buckets of live music, a cracking atmosphere, and a plethora of live sport on offer, The Snug Bar is the place to be this coming weekend.

Who do you think you are? - GIAF First Thought Talks

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IDENTITY - ONE word but it covers a multitude of aspects within an individual. There is personal identity, political identity, cultural identity, national identity, sexual identity, and, more than ever before, a focus on gender identity that calls into question the idea of gender itself.

Nissan Leaf cars electrify Europe

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Three years after Nissan introduced electric vehicle and battery manufacturing to Europe, the 50,000th European-built Nissan Leaf has rolled off the production line.


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