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Flying the flag for Irish contemporary music

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The Irish work in the programme comes from Deirdre Gribbin. Deirdre has been described as "a charismatic and intriguing new voice in contemporary music." (The Independent). She is Artistic Director of Venus Blazing Music Theatre Trust working with young people with cognitive delays. She has written for film including My Kingdom for Sky Pictures starring Richard Harris. The evening features the magical and mysterious “Merrow Sang” from 2007, which vividly recounts a tale of merrow-maidens emerging from the sea during the burial of one the Cantillon family of Ballyheigue.

Millions to see Galway on prime NBC slot

A crew from the NBC TV network in the United States has been visiting Galway and Ireland – filming here for four separate TV shows which will be seen by millions of people, or potential American holidaymakers for Ireland, later this year and during 2023.

Latest property price barometer indicates sentiment changing - IPAV

The latest Residential Property Price Barometer from IPAV, the Institute of Professional Auctioneers & Valuers, covering the first half of 2022 shows an overall price increase of 6.36 percent on the previous six months.

Superb city centre property in Woodquay

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Location, location, location are the three things you are always advised to look for, and there is none more sought-after and more central than St Brendan's Avenue. Perfectly positioned in Woodquay, No 24 St Brendan's Avenue is just a stone’s throw from the edge of the River Corrib and the local boat clubs.

From saves to scissors — Packie Bonner to do honours at Maree-Oranmore FC 4G pitch

Maree Oranmore FC’s wonderful state of the art community 4G pitch facility at Caulfield Industrial Park will be officially opened this Sunday when former Irish international keeper Packie Bonner of Italia 90 fame will cut the ribbon.

The only show in town was Charles Stewart Parnell

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Week IV

Uncomfortable history and collective memory

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I have been talking a lot recently about public or collective memory. The series of commemorations that began two years ago illustrates that while we may have different interpretations of the events that gave rise to the birth of our nation, it is clear that the happenings of 1919-1923 are firmly embedded in the collective conscience. We will never agree on the finer detail of the roles played by the principal protagonists involved in the Treaty negotiations of 1921.

Making Galway a great city to grow old in

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The Mayor of Galway City, Cllr. Clodagh Higgins met with members of Salthill Active Retired, Access For All, AMACH!, Silver Rainbows and Salthill Men’s Shed group in Salthill, to test out the new Age Friendly seating located adjacent to Ladies Beach.

Beauty and the beach for Miss Galway from Loughrea

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Miss Galway, Ava Mathews, together with her friends and family undertook a clean up at Loughrea Lake in Co Galway as part of a volunteering initiative for the Miss Ireland 2022 title.

Two-day event to remember legacy of legendary Aleen Cust, Ireland and Britain’s first female vet

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Celebrated American scientist, neurodiversity exponent and respected animal behaviorist Professor Temple Grandin comes to Atlantic Technological University (ATU) Mountbellew next month (11 August) to speak at the centenary conference honoring the life and work of Aleen Cust, the first woman to work as a veterinary surgeon in Ireland and Britain in the early 1900s.

 

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