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Christmas at Goya’s

There are certain scents that inevitably trigger memories of Christmases past. The smells of Christmas are every bit as important as the sights and sounds, and one of the finest olfactory fixes at this time of year has to be in Goya's. Come December, the usual stack of cardboard cake boxes behind the counter are cleared away to make room for the rows of fat plum puddings wearing an elegant livery of bows — red, green, and blue ribbons depending on their poundage. The aromas of citrus and spice, cinnamon and vanilla, have been bringing Christmas to life on Kirwan's Lane for many years.

GMIT celebrates International Women’s Day with programme of open events

Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology is holding a programme of public events and activities this week to mark International Women’s Day 2019 tomorrow (Friday). Events are taking place in all the institute’s campuses in Galway and Mayo.

Sinn Fein leader stops off in Athlone on constituency tour

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On a recent tour of the Longford/Westmeath constituency, Sinn Fein leader, Mary Lou McDonald allowed for a number of hours in Athlone where she met with a number of local community groups and organisations.

Audi Galway announced as transport partner for Food On The Edge

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Audi Galway has been announced as Transport Partner for Food On The Edge, the international food symposium taking place in The Town Hall Theatre on October 24 and 25.

Michael O’Meara’s Sea Gastronomy nominated for Best Cookbook in the World award

Sea Gastronomy: Fish and Shellfish of the North Atlantic by Michael O’Meara, published by Artisan House Connemara, has been shortlisted for two accolades in the world’s most prestigious culinary writing awards, the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards 2016.

High praise for Athlone restaurants in McKennas’ Guide

Athlone has been described as a "vibrant and happening food destination" in a glowing review of the town's eateries on the McKennas' Guides food blog this week.

Sea Gastronomy by Michael O’Meara named Cookbook of the Year

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Galway chef and author Michael O’Meara's book Sea Gastronomy: Fish and Shellfish of the North Atlantic has been named Cookbook of the Year by John and Sally McKenna of McKenna's Guides.

Lucinda Sly – love, lust, and murder

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IN MARCH 1835, 10,000 people crammed the streets of Carlow to see the public hanging of Lucinda Sly and John Dempsey, who had been convicted of the murder of Lucinda’s husband Walter.


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