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Patrick's Day 'junkets' for ministers need questioning

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Upcoming St Patrick's Day trips are under fire from Galway's People Before Profit representatives.

Banshees — stunningly beautiful and chat-inspiring

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The origin of Halloween

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The origin of Halloween lies in the Celt's Autumn festival which was held on the first day of the 11th month - the month known as November in English, but as Samhain in Irish.

Dónal Foreman’s The Cry of Granuaile to screen at EYE Cinema

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Irish filmmaker Dónal Foreman’s bold new film The Cry of Granuaile will screen at the EYE Cinema in Wellpark for one week only at 7pm daily from tomorrow Fri September 9.

Galway Hospice launches Croagh Patrick climb

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It’s back after two years — Galway Hospice has announced the return of the Croagh Patrick Climb which will take place on Saturday June 18 at the famous Mayo mountain.

Mayo harpists for St Patrick's Festival show

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Over one hundred young musicians from Music Generation will come together at St Patrick's Festival Quarter in Collins Barracks in Dublin from 1pm on Saturday, March 19.

Students in Westport surprise Charlie Bird during visit

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Former RTÉ news reporter Charlie Bird received an emotional welcome last Friday from the 340 pupils at Scoil Phádraig, Westport, during a visit in advance of his ‘Climb With Charlie’ fundraiser on Croagh Patrick on April 2.

Peak to Peak Challenge to honour Enda Flaherty next week

On Saturday August 14, 25 cyclists along with a support crew will depart Peak townland in Claregalway in memory of Enda Flaherty who passed away in August 2020. The cycle will take them on the 80km route through Ballinrobe, Partry and Westport to the foot of Croagh Patrick where the group will then ascend the Reek. With that small challenge finished, they will then return to their bikes and make their way home to Peak once again.

Get growing with Mayo County Library

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How would you like to grow your own food and share the experience with others in your family or with your friends? Well now you can, courtesy of your local library, and a new Grow it Forward programme.

Reviving the St Patrick's Day traditions!

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ST PATRICK’S Day will be an online celebration this year. It's a great occasion to spend time with family and have fun at home. That's why The Galway Advertiser, Galway City Council and Galway Museum have come together to bring fun and interactive content and activities for all the family to your home. Discover about St Patrick's Day traditions history, give our St Patrick's Day quiz a try and enjoy games and activities with the kids, including DIY St Patrick's Day badges, Scavenger hunt and colouring!


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