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NUI Galway research leads to return of World War I hero’s medal

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Research conducted by NUI Galway academic Dr John Murray has led to the recovery of a medal, thought long-lost, belonging to a Great War veteran from Dublin who was decorated for bravery.

‘It’s a big, noisy, intergenerational book’

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SINÉAD HYNES is a closed book emotionally. She is not inclined to share what goes on inside her with her husband Alex, and only with difficulty with herself. For her, it is easier to lie in hospital, claiming she has respiratory illness, than to tell him the truth.

Elaine Feeney's debut novel is out in April

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COUNTY GALWAY writer Elaine Feeney is well known, and has won acclaim for, her poetry, but in 2020 she will make her debut as a novelist when As You Were is published by Harvill Secker on April 16.

What should it be... Lough Corrib and Loch Coirib?

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‘Westward Ho! Let us rise with the sun, and be off to the land of the west - to the lakes and streams - the grassy glens and fern-clad gorges - the bluff hills and rugged mountains - now cloud-capped, then revealed in azure, or bronzed by evening’s tints, as the light of day sinks into the bold swell of the Atlantic….’ So begins Sir William Wilde’s famous Lough Corrib - Its Shores and Islands (published 1867), adorned with wonderful woodcuts, as he calls us all to join him as if in a bi-plane, to swoop and dive over its 200km of clear water, fed from rushing streams off the Connemara mountains, giving life to its foreshore and islands where people have lived since the dawn of time, fishing its shallows and its dark deeps; and where monks sought an earthly haven for prayer and solitude.

Roscommon Arts Centre hosts classic ‘Jane Eyre’

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Hotbuckle Theatre Company return to Roscommon Arts Centre on Tuesday, October 9 at 8pm, bringing their inventiveness, humour and unique magic to Charlotte Brontë’s compelling tale Jane Eyre.

President leads tributes to 'the great playwright of the emigrant'

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"THE IMPORTANCE of Tom Murphy's contribution to Irish theatre is immeasurable and outstanding. We have had no greater use of language for the stage than in the body of work produced by Tom Murphy since his earliest work in the 1960s."

Classical concerts from teen pianists

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TWO PIANISTS, one aged 16, the other 17, will play music by Schumann, Debussy, and Alban Berg, at two special concerts this month - one at lunchtime, the other at tea-time.

Looking Deadly at the Linenhall

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A comedy about funerals? Looking Deadly is just that, a hilarious play written and performed by Niamh McGrath and Keith Singleton at the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar on Thursday, January 26 at 8pm. 

Looking Deadly at the Linenhall

A comedy about funerals? Looking Deadly is just that, a hilarious play written and performed by Niamh McGrath and Keith Singleton at the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar on Thursday, January 26 at 8pm.

Christmas Greetings from our troops abroad

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Cpl Martin Cummins: Happy Christmas to my two little boys, Ruairi and Daniel, to my lovely girlfriend Laura and my mum, dad, brothers and sisters. See you all soon for New Years. Happy Christmas from ‘Mad dog’ Martin in the Golan

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