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Johnny Cash tribute for Royal Theatre show

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Get Rhythm, the Johnny Cash tribute band who have made a name for themselves by touring Irish prisons, are coming to the Royal Theatre, Castlebar, on August 16.

New film on the life of Christina Noble

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DEIRDRE O’KANE is one of Ireland’s most popular comedians and actors, but in the new Irish film Noble she has taken on her most important role to date.

Dress for success at famous Galway races

Fancy walking away with almost €12,000 euro in prize money, without having to lift a finger, at the legendary Galway Races? All you have to do is dress for the occasion and make a great impression.

Ulster Bank Business Achievers Awards open to Connacht companies

Ulster Bank is calling on SMEs across Connacht to enter the 20th Ulster Bank Business Achievers Awards.

The 1956 All-Ireland final

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Galway made it to the All-Ireland final in 1956 for the first time since 1942. They beat Mayo, Roscommon, Sligo, and Tyrone on the way and faced Cork in the final. The match was delayed for three weeks because of an outbreak of polio in Cork. It was played on October 7 in front of more than 70,000 people and it turned out to be one of the most exciting and thrilling finals in the history of the sport.

The Claddagh National School

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An advertisement in the Irish Independent in July 1931 invited tenders from competent builders for the erection and completion of the proposed new St Nicholas’ National School in the Claddagh. When the new school was built it was described as “An attractive rectangular building with a red tile roof made by the Galway Brick and Tile Company”. The outdoor toilets were at the end of the playground.

Over The Edge Cúirt reading

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RUTH QUINLAN, Jennifer Matthews, Pat McDonnell, and Colm Scully will read at the Cúirt Over The Edge Showcase Reading.

On The Pull at Ballina Arts Centre

The Pull, the popular comedy show by Liam Horan and John Corless of Half Solid Productions, will be performed at Ballina Arts Centre tonight (Friday) at 8 pm.

Have a laugh for PREDA

MAEVE HIGGINS and Gearoid Farrelly will be taking to the stage of the Róisín Dubh this Saturday for Fun For Freedom, a night of stand-up comedy to raise funds for PREDA.

NUI Galway students make an impact in research competition

Three NUI Galway students were announced this week by the Higher Education Authority (HEA) as finalists of the 2014 Making an Impact Competition. A total of five finalists were selected.

 

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