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'It’s a doorway, not a crutch'

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CREATIVE ASPERGER'S is the title of a fascinating art exhibition currently running in the Galway City Library comprising portraits of famous individuals who display signs of Asperger syndrome. The work is by Jody Mullarkey who himself has Asperger syndrome and thus brings a keen personal appreciation and insight into his portrayals of the featured personalities.

Westmeath artwork is a Texaco calendar choice

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A drawing by 14-year-old Westmeath student Orla Kelly, from Our Lady’s Bower, Athlone has been chosen to illustrate the 2015 Texaco Children’s Art Calendar.

Visitors flock to new John McCormack exhibition

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The newly opened John Count McCormack exhibition at Athlone Castle is already receiving a positive response from tourists and locals alike.

Remembering The Great War’s fallen Irish through art

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THE CENTENARY of the First World War has prompted many commemorations of, and fresh reflections on, that vast and cataclysmic conflict. Here in Ireland it has occasioned a reclaiming of the history of the many thousands of Irishmen who served and died in the war and whose stories had largely been erased from official memory until recent years.

My Fellow Sponges - folk, prog, and science fiction sounds

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AMONG THE more beguiling music releases this summer is Bonne Nuit, the debut offering from Galway ensemble My Fellow Sponges which was officially launched a few weeks ago at the Róisín Dubh.

Heston takes the chain as Castlebar’s second lady Mayor

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On a historic night for Castlebar Town Council, when Cllr Noreen Heston became the final Mayor of the authority, there was not much room left to spare in the packed chamber of Marsh Haouse, as family and friends from Ballycroy to Castlebar and even London were packed in to the chamber and down the stairs in the building to see her accept the chain of office. Cllr Heston succeeded her Fine Gael party colleague Cllr Brendan Henaghan for the position, and became only the second woman to hold the honour in the town. Fittingly for the night that was in it, the first female mayor, Eanya Egan, was present in the chamber and she took a seat at the council table and was not afraid to throw a few barbs across the chamber at some of her former colleagues, during some of the light hearted moments of the evening.

Galway Film Fleadh marks quarter of a century with bumper programme

Star Trek’s Zachary Quinto, Irish star Saoirse Ronan, and Sex Pistols documentary and film maker Julian Temple, are coming to Galway for the 25th Galway Film Fleadh from Tuesday July 9 to Sunday 14.

Compántas Lir brings powerful west of Ireland play to An Taibhdhearc en route to All Ireland Drama finals

The award winning production of The Way You Look Tonight by local drama group Compántas Lir will be staged over three nights at An Taibhdhearc in two weeks time.

Win tickets to American Pie: The Reunion @ Galway Omniplex

AMERICAN PIE: The Reunion, sees the American Pie characters we met a little more than a decade ago return to East Great Falls for their high-school reunion.

Celebrations as Joyces mark six decades in Galway business

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Joyce’s supermarkets celebrated a landmark 60 years in business last weekend when they marked the 60th anniversary of the first store opening in Headford. The chain has grown markedly in recent years with further stores opening in Knocknacarra, Athenry, and Tuam, but owner Pat Joyce is quick to recall the genesis of the business.

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