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In 1815, the warden of Galway Dr French went to Kilkenny to ask sisters of the Presentation Order to return with him to Galway to found a convent here. A Reverend Bartholomew Burke has left a fund of £4,800 for the purpose. Three sisters arrived here in October of that year. They moved into a house in Kirwan’s Lane temporarily, and from there to Eyre Square. On March 25th, 1819, they moved to a house in poor condition that had originally been built as a Charter School and which would become known as the Presentation Convent. The following year they opened their school adjacent to the convent.
For the second year running, Trad on the Prom will take to the stage in the Hodson Bay Hotel.
Even though the 20th successive Autumn Gathering centred on the talented Lady Augusta Gregory and her influence on the Celtic cultural revival at the beginning of the last century, it was her prodigy, WB Yeats, who stole the show.
One of the great moments in the 20 year history of the annual Lady Gregory Autumn Gathering, was the arrival Lady Gregory’s two surviving grandchildren, Anne de Winton, and Catherine Kennedy. They drove up the avenue at speed, let their dog out for a run, and came over to the welcoming crowd grinning broadly.
A Walk of Life will take place in Galway on Saturday organised by Níall and Mary McDonagh who are trying to create awareness by remembering the loved ones people have lost while also portraying a positive message of life.
TRAD ON The Prom, ranked as Galway top attraction on Tripadvisor, is back for its ninth season in the Galway Bay Hotel, Salthill.
A 62-year-old grandmother who belted a security guard in the head was before Castlebar District Court this week.
On a warm Saturday evening in a little town of Arzúa, about 40kms from Santiago de Compostella, a group of Galway pilgrims watched the local brass band competition. Led by their conductors three bands marched up the street, playing marching tunes.
A 53-year-old woman was before Castlebar District Court on Wednesday as an ESB meter in her home was discovered to have been tampered with which stopped electricity used being registered.
CELTIC EARTH, a night of contemporary Irish music, led by County Galway native and former musical director of Lord of the Dance, Gerard Fahy, returns to the Town Hall.