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Taoiseach to state his position on pylon controversy

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny is expected to clarify next week his position on controversial plans to erect giant pylons and overground 400 kV lines across the landscape of north and east Mayo.

Galway Arts Festival show gets London production

RIVERRUN, OLWEN Fouéré’s imaginative and acclaimed stage interpretation of Joyce’s Finnegan’s Wake, which premiered at last year’s Galway Arts Festival, is to be staged in London.

Pat McCabe to give first reading at literary fest

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Acclaimed Irish novelist, storyteller, and playwright Pat McCabe will host a special evening of conversation and readings at this year’s Athlone Literary Festival.

When we weren’t all in it together

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THE AVERAGE commentator on an Irish internet political discussion forum holds two opinions. First: that, unlike the French or the Greeks, the Irish will never stand up and say no.

Over The Edge Writers’ Gathering

OVER THE Edge will hold a writers gathering, with poets from Australia and Irish authors, in the Nuns’ Island Theatre on Friday September 13 at 8pm.

Speculation mounts over Taoiseach’s future EU role

The rumour mill went into overdrive that an Taoiseach Enda Kenny is tipped to take over a major position in the EU in 2014, after an article appeared in the Irish Independent this week which reported that the Taoiseach is being linked with two top positions—The European Council President and the European Commission President.

Racing style at Ballybrit

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A Limerick woman wearing a Grace Kelly inspired vintage baby blue lace dress won over the judges at the Anthony Ryan’s Best Dressed Lady Competition on Ladies’ Day at the Galway Races.

Mayo ladies football team stage novel fundraiser

Mayo ladies football team are promoting a new play with a Gaelic games theme in the McWilliam Park Hotel, Claremorris, on Tuesday and Wednesday, August 6 and 7, and tickets are now being sold by the team.

Txütxükan - French Gypsy-folk

FRENCH GYPSY-folk band Txütxükan are coming to Galway to play Monroe’s Live on Friday August 9 at 10pm.

€20,000 prize fund on offer for Anthony Ryan’s best dressed competition at Galway Races

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The Anthony Ryan’s competitions for the best dressed women at Ladies Day at the legendary Galway Races next Thursday offer a €20,000 prize fund.


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