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Declan O’Rourke brings his songs of the sea to Killary Fjord

With a song catalogue featuring titles such as “Marrying the Sea”, “All Along the Western Seaboard”, and “We didn’t Mean to Go to Sea”, singer/songwriter Declan O’Rourke’s long-time love affair with all things maritime will be very much in evidence in his first ever floating concert.

Declan O’Rourke brings his songs of the sea to Killary Fjord

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With a song catalogue featuring titles such as “Marrying the Sea”, “All Along the Western Seaboard”, and “We didn’t Mean to Go to Sea”, singer/songwriter Declan O’Rourke’s long-time love affair with all things maritime will be very much in evidence in his first ever floating concert.

West Coast United in first final

Newcomers West Coast United will square up to Tuam Celtic in the final of the u-12 Shield tomorrow evening at Eamonn Deacy Park, Galway (7.30pm).

Three shows from Tumbling Bones

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DOWN-HOME, old-fashioned American folk music, but played with a contemporary twist and verve is the stuff of US trio Tumbling Bones.

Major strategy to make county more walking and cycling friendly

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A major strategy to significantly improve road safety for pedestrians and cyclists thereby encouraging more people to walk and cycle to work, college, and school, as well as boosting tourism and raising public awareness about its benefits, is currently being redrafted by Galway County Council with the view of seeking funding for a number of projects throughout the county.

Letter from Australia

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I was interested in the following letter from Leonard McDonnell, about his father and grandfather. His grandfather, Petie Joe McDonnell, born in Leenane, worked as a coach builder with Kilroys of Newport, before joining the Irish Volunteers in 1914. He had good military instincts, and was well regarded by the Dublin IRA. In March 1921 he was appointed OC Western Connemara Brigade. Pádraic Ó Máille served under him. While on the run he married Matilda (Tilly) Kilroy. They had eight children. He took the anti Treaty side during the Civil War. During World War II he served as a captain in the Irish Army. Afterwards he worked in the insurance business in Galway, and died in the city in 1967.

The Lonesome West opens on Sunday

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Athlone Little Theatre’s latest play The Lonesome West opens this Sunday February 24 and runs until Saturday March 2 next.

Martin McDonagh play for Town Hall

MARTIN MCDONAGH is enjoying great success as a film-maker in recent years, most recently with his tour-de-force black comedy Seven Psychopaths.

Mayo AC gearing up for twenty fifth anniversary celebrations

Mayo Athletic Club will celebrate 25 years of success since the club was founded, at an anniversary function to be held in the Failte Suite at The Welcome Inn Hotel, Castlebar, on Saturday December 1 at 8pm.

Mary Coughlan’s Killary Fjord concert

KILLARY FJORD in Connemara will be the location for Mary Coughlan’s ‘Blues Cruise’ concert this Saturday.

 

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