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Start the New Year cinematically

AN ARTIST is ‘inspired’ by her guardian angle, a Kurdish youth plans to swim the English Channel to reach his girlfriend, dark goings on mar a town in Germany on the eve of WWI, and a Hungarian woman must confront her past if she is to have a future.

Balloon event to oppose Red Arrows display

The Galway Alliance Against War will protest against the air display by the RAF’s Red Arrows, during the Volvo Ocean Race stopover.

The unusual health of the Galway poetry scene

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EVELYN WAUGH said you should always give positive reviews to your friends, as it is terribly rude to give a bad review to a book you have not actually read.

Is Ireland neutral? Like hell it is

Irish neutrality will be protected and copperfastened by a Yes vote to Lisbon. Irish neutrality will be seriously undermined by a treaty bristling with military articles, so it is wiser to vote No.

Athlone Film Club screens the captivating Danish World War II epic

Continuing its successful third season, Athlone Film Club transports audiences to World War II-era Copenhagen where two men put everything on the line in their fight against the Nazis.

Obama Nobel Prize a ‘bad joke’ says GAAW

There were many raised eyebrows at the decision to award President Barack Obama the Nobel Peace Prize, not least the president himself who said it was “surprising” and that he did not “deserve to be in the company of so many of the transformative figures who’ve been honoured by this prize”.

Cinema Review - The men who stare at goats

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Psychic ‘Jedi’ new Earth soldiers passing through walls, controlling minds, and even killing goats by staring at them, sounds ridiculous but it’s just the type of nonsense that makes a great war comedy caper. Wonderful, wacky, and weird, this film is a must-see with brilliant performances from George Clooney and Jeff Bridges.

‘Bravest woman in Afghanistan’ to address peace party through tele-link

A member of the Afghan parliament who has survived four assassination attempts will link up by telephone with the Galway Alliance Against War’s New Year’s Day peace party at the rowing club on January 1 at 7pm.

 

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