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Councillors turn down Galway 2020 funding application

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The Galway City Council has rejected the request from Galway 2020 for an additional €2.5 million in public funding for the European Capital of Culture programme.

Successful visit by German ambassador to Davitt College

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The German flag was raised on the flagpoles at Davitt College Castlebar recently to mark a visit to the school of the German Ambassador to Ireland, Mrs Deike Potzel.

Davitt College musical Sing out Sisters - a rousing success

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Davitt College’s long-running history of school musicals was upheld this year with the performance of one of its most successful shows to date, Sing out Sisters!

Transport campaign needs to be extended to people living outside the city – Ó Cuív

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Fianna Fáil TD for Galway East, Éamon Ó Cuív, has noted that the People Before Profit campaign in Galway in relation to transport fares discriminates against people living outside the city and is typical of the narrow view and the divisive nature of the campaigns they are trying to promote, that would divide rural areas from cities.

Padraig Pearses stand between Corofin’s four-in-a-row

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Tuam Stadium will host the hotly anticipated Connacht senior club final which will be contested between Corofin and Padraig Pearses of Roscommon on Sunday. Throw-in for this encounter is at 2pm.

Padraig Pearses stand between Corofin’s four-in-a-row

Tuam Stadium will host the hotly anticipated Connacht senior club final which will be contested between Corofin and Padraig Pearses of Roscommon on Sunday. Throw-in for this encounter is at 2pm.

New documentary captures life in Straide

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A remarkable snapshot of Straide community has been captured on a one-hour documentary film sponsored by the Straide Pride of Place Committee.

Poet in his home town

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Everyone is invited to a celebration of Mayo, when Castlebar native, Michael Murphy, launches his Collected Poems in the Mayo County Library on Thursday, November 7 from 7.30pm to 9.30pm.

Win a family ticket to Elf Town Galway

One lucky family can win tickets to meet Santa and his merry band of elves who are looking forward to returning to Galway and meeting all the wonderful boys and girls.

An aerial view of Galway in the 1600s

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THE FIRST paragraph of this fascinating book reads: “Galway is unique among Irish cities in possessing a map that not just provides a bird’s-eye view of the urban landscape at a critical juncture in its history, but also offers insights into cultural, socio-political, and religious outlooks of the town’s ruling elite at this time. The printed map is a glorification of Galway, a celebration of its importance, wealth and power in the years immediately preceding its surrender to parliamentary forces in 1652. That it was made to impress is evinced not only in the visual impact of the heraldic embellishments and decorative artistry employed but also in the wealth of detail recorded, much of which might otherwise remain unknown."

 

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