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Achill student wins design award

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Morphic Opulence design from Mona Sweeney from Achill Island, who studies at GMIT, won the student design award at the Student Design Award 2013 at the Vodafone DIT Fashion Show in Vicar Street this week.

Kevin Faller, Galway poet

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Kevin Faller was born in the Crescent in 1920. His father was John Patrick Faller and his mother was Madeleine Quinn from Tuam. They both died within six months of each other when Kevin was very young, so he and his brother Liam were brought up by their grandfather Stephen Faller. Kevin’s aunt Minnie, who was married to Nicholas O’Halloran, also helped to rear him.

Westmeath’s €675 fire call-out is at top end of scale

The fee of €675 for a fire brigade call-out in Westmeath is at the higher end of the scale, according to a recent survey of fire authorities across the country.

Innovative new drama from THEATREclub

“SO THEATRE is a safe, middle-class thing, and young people think it's boring? THEATREclub beg to disagree. They’re taking conventional notions of theatre and shoving them back in our faces.

Five Galway companies scoop business achievers awards

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Five leading Galway-based companies scooped awards at the Connacht provincial final of the Ulster Bank Business Achievers Awards. Three other businesses from across Connacht were also selected as winners at the awards ceremony, which took place at The Clayton Hotel.

Free talk on growing your own in Claregalway

Michael Kelly, founder of Grow it Yourself (GIY) will give a talk entitled ‘Sow Seeds, Harvest Change — five vegetables you can grow to change your life and save the world’ in The Arches Hotel, Claregalway, on Tuesday April 16 at 8pm. This is a free event which aims to inspire people to grow their own vegetables.

Over The Edge reading

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THREE WOMEN will read from their work, which covers poetry, fantasy, and short stories, at the Over The Edge reading in the Galway City Library, Thursday February 28 at 6.30pm.

A nation united in grief and anger

It was a sight to behold. The band of blue joined in their intense sorrow and grief at the loss of one of their own.

Comedian Dave Young @ Monroe’s Live

HE HAS been called “flat-out hilarious” by the Irish Independent, “thrilling to watch” by America Today, and he can count Billy Connolly among his fans.

DruidMurphy nominated for seven theatre awards

DruidMurphy, Druid Theatre’s epic staging of three of Tom Murphy’s greatest plays has been nominated for several 2012 Irish Times Irish Theatre Award.


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