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President to launch new John Behan exhibition at Kenny Gallery

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Uachtarán na hÉireann, Michael D Higgins, will officially open Migrants, an exhibition of new works by leading Irish sculptor John Behan, and the first event of the Kenny Bookshop & Art Gallery's 80th Anniversary year.

Maree and Moycullen finish 2019 with a bang

Two big Super League games rounded off the decade in Galway basketball this weekend, as Maree and Moycullen all finished 2019 with a bang on Saturday evening.

Minding the back garden

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Michael Moloney has been living and breathing Galway Racecourse for many years now. When he was knee high to a grasshopper, he used to cycle around the course, while his father John, looked after the running of the course. Now, so many years on, Michael still thinks of Ballybrit as a back garden rather than a workplace, such is his passion for that patch of ground that heaves mightily every year and reverberates the Galway economy.

One hundred and fifty years racing at Ballybrit

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We know that horse races were organised in different parts of County Galway from the middle of the 18th century, in places like Kilconnell, Eyrecourt, Rahasane, Ballinasloe, Ballymoe, Carraroe, and Bermingham House near Tuam. They were known as ‘racing matches’. In 1764, there was a five day meeting held at Knockbarron near Loughrea, and between 1829 and 1857, 15 meetings were held in Kiltulla near Ballybrit. In 1867, a series of races was organised at Bushfield near Oranmore.

150,000 to flock to city for 150th racing festival

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Some 150,000 punters are set to flock into the city over the next week as Galway Races celebrates its 150th birthday with a bumper meeting full of special events.

Joe Hogan - the willow man

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"I BECAME a basketmaker because I was attracted to the idea of growing my own willow and being involved in the whole process from harvesting willow through to making a basket."

Race prize fund increased by €250,000 to celebrate major anniversary

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Prize money at the Galway Races will total a record-breaking €2.3 million next month as the country's largest horse racing event celebrates its 150th summer festival.

‘Ulysses is a big, democratic book... and Joyce has a tonic sense of humour’

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This Saturday, June 16, is Bloomsday and the Town Hall Theatre marks the occasion with a superb exhibition, Nighttown, featuring Joyce-inspired prints and drawings by Charles Cullen, which runs until the end of July.

'Ulysses is a big, democratic book...and Joyce has a tonic sense of humour'

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This Saturday, June 16, is Bloomsday and the Town Hall Theatre marks the occasion with a superb exhibition, Nighttown, featuring Joyce-inspired prints and drawings by Charles Cullen, which runs until the end of July.

Major new John Behan show in Kenny Gallery opens Friday

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A MAJOR new exhibition of work by sculptor and artist John Behan opens this Friday October 13 at the Kenny Gallery. Award-winning actor Stephen Rea will officially open the exhibition entitled Eternal Recurrence, at 6pm.

 

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