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The magic of the Lady Gregory-Yeats Autumn Gathering continues at end of month

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Coole Park and Thoor Ballylee! The magic of the Autumn Gathering (to be held this year from September 30 – 1 October 1) is to bring people together from all corners of the world - to listen and learn, laugh and share, with academics and artists, locals, historians and literary figures; to meet descendants of Lady Gregory and Yeats, renew friendships and make new friends – all enjoying and celebrating the prominent role of Lady Gregory in shaping the theatrical, poetic and cultural life which thrives today.

Saint Patrick’s Church

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This photograph of St Patrick’s Church and part of Forster Street was taken from the Galway/Clifden Railway Line overlooking James Mahon’s Field where the circuses used to be long ago. It was taken c1920.

Our Lady Queen of Peace Church Coosan to mark milestone anniversary

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To mark its 50th anniversary, Our Lady Queen of Peace Church in Coosan will host a number of celebrations as the month of August draws to a close.

Town Hall Theatre Announces Young Curators 2023

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Town Hall Theatre Galway this week announced Lucy Birmingham, Tara Mackin and Noel Minogue as the three young people who will participate in the NASC Network Young Curators programme for 2023/24.

Town Hall Theatre Announces Young Curators 2023

 

Galway City Corpus Christi Procession to travel over new bridge

To mark the Feast of Corpus Christi on Sunday June 11, a Eucharistic Procession will take place in Galway City and its route will include the new Salmon Weir Pedestrian and Cycle Bridge.

Shaskeen Snippets: Half a century of pure talent

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Traditional music band, Shaskeen, has been a cornerstone of Irish Traditional music and song for over half a century and show no signs of slowing down, ahead of their appearance in the Town Hall Theatre on June 10 as part of Advertiser Events, we look back through various publications that have covered the group's long history.

The Jesuits in Galway

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There is historical evidence to show that the Jesuits were already in the city in the early 1600s, combining the work of ministry and education. In 1645, the Order set up their first college in Galway on Lower Abbeygate Street, where Powell’s shop is today. They were forced to leave the city by the Cromwellians, but they came back. They were forced to leave the city by the Williamites, but they came back. They had to close their Galway residence in 1768 due to a lack of manpower but they were persistent and came back again, and in 1859 they took over a house on Prospect Hill and the following year, set up a college in Eyre Square.

Joyous celebrations for Loughrea centenarian Fr Ambrose with Mass and party

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Fr Ambrose McNamee O.C.D. recently celebrated his 100th birthday when a Mass of celebration was held in the Carmelite Abbey Loughrea followed by dinner in The Lough Rea Hotel & Spa.

University of Galway Alums Bring Play About OCD to Galway Theatre Festival

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Written and directed by Aisling Smith, and performed by Laura Whelan, OCD Me is a one-woman play about living with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.

 

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