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Padraig Jack - new album, Róisín Dubh show

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MAKING SAND, the debut album from Aran Island singer-songwriter Padraig Jack is released tomorrow, Friday September 25, and comes ahead of two gigs in Galway.

NUI Galway research leads to return of World War I hero’s medal

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Research conducted by NUI Galway academic Dr John Murray has led to the recovery of a medal, thought long-lost, belonging to a Great War veteran from Dublin who was decorated for bravery.

There was a story told of a mermaid seen at Killala Bay

Continuing his wry and sardonic observations on the personalities, and the heaving populated life that he encounters on the roads, towns and villages along the way, the young William Makepeace Thackeray continued his journey through Connemara. In 1842 he spent four months on an extensive tour of this island, and later published his observations in the well received Irish Sketch Book to which he added numerous drawings mainly of the people he met. Yet for all his sceptical comments he is genuinely moved by the landscape of Connemara, and writes eloquently on intimate moments.

There was a story told of a mermaid seen at Killala Bay

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Continuing his wry and sardonic observations on the personalities, and the heaving populated life that he encounters on the roads, towns and villages along the way, the young William Makepeace Thackeray continued his journey through Connemara. In 1842 he spent four months on an extensive tour of this island, and later published his observations in the well received Irish Sketch Book to which he added numerous drawings mainly of the people he met. Yet for all his sceptical comments he is genuinely moved by the landscape of Connemara, and writes eloquently on intimate moments.

Retreat! - a new Galway comedy series

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IF YOU spend your day contemplating family, Irish history, commercialisation of the arts, politics, globalisation, stoats, Greta Thunberg, and homeopathic underarm deodorant, then Retreat!, a new audio comedy series, might just be for you.

Cresham and Mohan win in Balla

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The action in golf clubs around Mayo is well and truly up and running and there were a number of big competition wins in recent weeks.

The man from New York

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The first time Lady Gregory met John Quinn was on Sunday August 31 1902 at a Feis Ceol she had partly organised in the memory of Ó Raifteirí the poet. The occasion also marked Lady Gregory’s first steps into the Celtic revival movement which would absorb her energies throughout her long life, and define her reputation for ever.

Lack of daily human interaction persists as COVID-19 maintains a grip on the nation

I hope that you are continuing to get this great paper every week, living as we all are in this never-never land of coronavirus.

'A pure voice. A true voice. A miraculous voice'

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MARY MCPARTLAN, the musician, promoter, musical director, theatre-maker, academic, and broadcaster, rightly described by Uachtarán na hÉireann, Michael D Higgins, as "one of the greatest traditional singers of her generation", died this week following a battle with cancer.

Two prominent musicals to grace Dean Crowe Theatre stage

A spectacular new musical/drama, ‘Who Dares to Dream’ written by Irish country music singer, Michael English and playwright, Tommy Marren, will grace the stage of the Dean Crowe Theatre on Friday, April 17.

 

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