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Galway Defence Force members to  take part in ceremonial changing of the guard

Defence Forces personnel based in Galway will take part in a ceremonial changing of the guard on Saturday at the National Memorial to Members of the Defence Forces who died in the service of the State.

Do you remember the ceili band era?

Moate has a proud tradition of both ceili bands and Irish traditional music. The Moate Ceili Band was founded in the early 1930s and was the first provincial band to broadcast from Radio Eireann. It broadcast regularly on Irish radio over the next 15 years (on average 10 times per year) and toured extensively both in Ireland and England.

The Importance of Being Wilde

MORE THAN a century after his death in Paris, Oscar Wilde’s work remains as popular as ever while the triumphs and tragedies of his life exert an enduring fascination.

‘Ashamed, as one often is, of Dublin’

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In the closing weeks of the summer of 1913, there was intense activity at Coole Park, the heart of the Celtic Literary Revival. The considerable energies of both Lady Gregory and WB Yeats were fully committed to supporting Gregory’s nephew Hugh Lane, and his quest to establish a municipal gallery of modern art in Dublin.

William Evans of Eton and his old Galway watercolours

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William Evans of Eton (1798-1877) was the drawing master of Eton College in England and was an accomplished artist who exhibited widely in London, Dublin, and Paris. He made a number of visits to the west of Ireland in 1835 and 1838 where he produced many studies and finished watercolours, mostly of Counties Galway and Mayo, a mixture of picturesque landscapes, market and street scenes, and what might be called peasant structures and peasant portraits.

Orla Walsh 2013 collection at Kilkenny

Celebrate Irish design this year with the Kilkenny Shop, marking the company’s 50th anniversary supporting Irish craft and design. If you fancy something a little quirky and retro when it comes to homeware, look no further than the fabulous creations by Irish designer Orla Walsh. Acclaimed for her 1960s Warhol-style pop art paintings and inspired by Irish, British, and American pop culture, Orla Walsh’s collection gives classic themes a contemporary twist.

Hundreds attend public meeting against Hogan’s proposed changes to LEADER

Huge opposition to proposed changes to the administration of the LEADER programme which would threaten the future of local developmment companies was mounted in Mayo this week.

Mayo anti-abortion activists stage lunchtime protest

A lunchtime protest against the Government’s plans to legislate for abortion was staged at Castlebar’s Market Square on Wednesday.

Mercedes-Benz puts the latest fashion on show

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The collaboration between Mercedes-Benz in Ireland and fashion designer Louise Kennedy again found expression at an exclusive presentation for Mercedes-Benz owners of her autumn/winter collection which took place recently at her headquarters in 56 Merrion Square, Dublin.

Cannonball roared into Kilkenny for a dramatic finish line

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Cannonball in aid of Barretstown arrived in Kilkenny with the thunderous roar of 150 super cars on Sunday September 11.

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