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What is your idea of perfect happiness?
The mayor of Galway, Cllr Mike Cubbard is to serve a second successve term as the city’s mayor for 2020/21 after he was selected at the council’s annual meeting on Friday evening at Leisureland.
Everyone will have heard of sayings which suggest people have the luck of the Irish, or something similar. And, Irish good luck and superstitions are commonly associated with people playing their favourite games at land-based venues or a casino online, as you will expect. When luck is on a person’s side, good things often happen. So, it’s understandable there are many Irish good luck superstitions around today.
Buying presents for loved ones is a thoroughly enjoyable experience. Knowing that your gift will raise a smile across the face of the lucky recipient is a special feeling. However, the decision making process on which present to purchase for a birthday or Christmas can be a stressful one.
When I was boy, as soon as school ended, my mother whisked us off to her home in west Cork, where my brother, sister and I spent most of the summer. It was a very different place to Galway. We enjoyed large family picnics, long afternoons fishing and rabbit shooting (everything was eaten), and picking fruit and vegetables in my grandparents’ large garden. Looking at old black and white photographs our everyday clothes were zipped corduroy jackets, short pants and wellies.
A regular highlight of the Town Hall’s August programme is Twin Productions’ summer musical, and next week sees Seán and Brian Powers’ company stage Piers Chater Robinson’s captivating musical version of Peter Pan, running from Wednesday August 21 to Sunday August 25.
City Hall's controversial bye-laws to severely restrict and limit busking along Shop Street and Willamsgate Street must be "passed and implemented without delay" according to the Galway City Business Association.
There were heated exchanges at City Hall on Monday evening as it was announced that busking bye-laws would sent out for public consultation, discussed, and debated again.
Galway buskers will gather in force at the Spanish Arch this weekend for a "community-wide protest busk" to raise funds to continue the "battle to beat" what the community calls the "restrictive and prohibitive busking bye-laws".
“A sad and very damaging day for our city” is how councillor Mike Cubbard has described the introduction of bye-laws that will curtail and reduce the ability of buskers to perform in Galway city centre.