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TG4 to explore the Tuam connection to punk

PUNK’S MOST enduring icon, Johnny Rotten, aka John Lydon, is second-generation Irish, his father having come from Tuam.

TG4 to explore the Tuam connection to punk

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PUNK’S MOST enduring icon, Johnny Rotten, aka John Lydon, is second-generation Irish, his father having come from Tuam.

Canadian choir to sing in County Galway

NEWFOUNDLAND HAS been described by historian Tim Pat Coogan as “the most Irish place in the world outside of Ireland”.

Thousands of Irish are still sailing

“Thousands are sailing, Again across the ocean, Where the hand of opportunity, Draws tickets in a lottery,” goes the second chorus from The Pogues’ song ‘Thousands are Sailing’ from 1988. While that song has its basis in the emigration history of the past, it is pretty relevant today with the most recent release of information from the Central Statistics Office.

French Military exhibition continues into autumn

The National Museum of Ireland, Museum of Country Life in association with the French Embassy in Ireland is delighted to present this exhibition which was originally produced by Musée de l’Armée, Paris (the Army Museum, Paris). The exhibition was first seen in the National Museum, Dublin as part of Ireland’s EU Cultural Programme 2013. It has been enhanced by additional material not previously seen in the Dublin exhibition. A highlight of the exhibition is the display of the Ramillies flag which is on loan from Kylemore Abbey. This flag was captured at the Battle of Ramillies (in Belgium) in 1709 by Lord Clare’s Irish Brigade.

Where are your ancestors from?

Are your origins Gaelic, Scandinavian, Scottish, French, or English? Or are you a mix of some or all of these?

The Emigrants’ Farewell set to wow visitors to Mayo

Following on from fantastic success in both the US and the UK during the past 12 months, Atlantic Rhythm productions are returning to the TF Royal Theatre, Castlebar, on Thursday August 15 at 8pm. Last April when the Mayo based production group performed at home in the county town the resounding applause and standing ovation received was a talking point with theatre goers for many weeks after. This and the fact that the group are now involved with Michael Baynes and his hard working committee from the gathering event- In Humbert’s Footsteps makes for another great night’s entertainment in the Royal.

Joe Kennedy appointed Chairman to airport board

The Board of Ireland West Airport Knock last Friday, announced that Joe Kennedy will succeed Liam Scollan as the Board’s new Chairman.

French Military exhibition opens in the National Museum of Ireland – Country Life

The National Museum of Ireland in association with the French Embassy in Ireland is delighted to present this exhibition which was originally produced by Musée de l’Armée, Paris (the Army Museum, Paris). The exhibition was first seen in the National Museum, Dublin, as part of Ireland’s EU Cultural Programme 2013. It has been enhanced by additional material not previously seen in the Dublin exhibition. A highlight of the exhibition will be the display of The Ramillies Flag which is on loan from Kylemore Abbey. This flag was captured at the Battle of Ramillies (in Belgium) in 1709 by Lord Clare’s Irish Brigade.

Irish French exhibition launched in National Museum of Ireland

The National Museum of Ireland, Country Life, Turlough in association the French Embassy in Ireland is delighted to present 1689 - 2012, The Irish and France: Three Centuries of Military Relations, an exhibition originally produced by Musée de l’Armée, Paris (the Army Museum, Paris).

 

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