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Druid announces new production about poet Eavan Boland, edited by Colm Tóibín

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Druid has announced a new theatrical production, Boland: Journey of a Poet, which will be live streamed from The Mick Lally Theatre, Druid’s home in Galway, from Thursday April 22 to Saturday April 24.

Cúirt programme to be launched next week

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THE CÚIRT International Festival of Literature will launch the programme for it's 2021 events online at 7pm on Thursday March 11.

Extensive spring range available from O Conchubhair Teo Homevalue

Nioclás O Conchubhair Teo Homevalue is an award winning hardware and electrical store based in Connemara.

Dónall Mac Amhlaigh, gentleman, writer, exile

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This photograph of some of the staff of the Rockville Hotel was taken in the summer of 1947. They were all well-dressed which would have been normal in hotels in Salthill at the time, porters would have worn swallow-tail coats and waitresses proper uniforms. The Rockville was originally a guest house owned by a Mr Kelleher who was a member of the RIC. It evolved into a small comfortable hotel owned by O’Neills (“Private bathing from the Hotel, Phone Salthill 70”) and later by people named Hynes. As the Rockville it had high standards and was fully licensed.

Cúirt New Writing Prize deadline looms

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THE CÚIRT International Festival of Literature New Writing Prize is open for submissions, with poems and short stories being sought.

Local Knights of St Columbanus unveil inaugural Christmas crib

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As the festive season fast approaches, the Athlone branch of the Knights of St Columbanus formally unveiled their inaugural Christmas crib within the surrounds of the organisation’s courtyard in St Mary’s Place, on Friday afternoon last.

Knights of St Columbanus assisting student education in Ecuador

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Through the generosity of the people of Athlone area, The Knights of St Columbanus were able to afford approximately €4,500 to local charities including the Father PJ Hughes Mission Fund, before Christmas of last year.

Ceiliúradh Eilís Dillon - celebrating a prolific Galway writer

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Eilís Dillon, one of Galway’s most prolific and versatile writers, who published some 50 titles, for children and adults, between 1948 and 1992, will be celebrated and remembered in a series of virtual events this year.

Breandán Ó hEithir and the 'gentle' Black and Tans

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THE ANNUAL Féile na bhFlaitheartach, which usually takes place on Inis Mór each August, has been re-imagined in light of the Covid-19 pandemic, and will be an online event this year.

Ó Cuív seeks publication of the Western Rail Corridor review

Deputy Éamon Ó Cuív has reiterated his call for the Minister for Transport, Tourism, and Sport, Eamon Ryan, to publish the rail review on the Western Rail Corridor from Athenry in County Galway to Claremorris in County Mayo as soon as possible.


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