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Impressionist announces rescheduled Dean Crowe Theatre date

Multi-impressionist Oliver Callan brings his award-winning Callan’s Kicks comedy show to life on the Dean Crowe Theatre stage on Saturday, October 3.

Sporting memories :United’s cup overflows

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Galway United’s thirst for national football honours was finally satisfied in Lansdowne Road in 1991 with a 1-0 win over Shamrock Rovers in the FAI Cup. It was a success that gave reality to dreams cherished for so long by so many who had fostered local football for decades. Linley MacKenzie spent the weekend with the United squad, watching their dreams become reality.

Mantle of European culture passes to Galway

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Galway is set for one of its most remarkable weekends in living memory as the countdown continues to Saturday’s spectacular opening ceremony to Galway 2020. Thousands are expected to flock to the city to attend the event on Saturday afternoon — among them President Michael D Higgins and European Commissioner Phil Hogan who will officially pass the honour to the city.

Blaze of glory - Galway 2020 begins on Saturday

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UACHTARÁN NA hÉireann, Michael D Higgins, will officially open Galway 2020 at the European Capital of Culture's opening ceremony, which takes place this Saturday in South Park, the Claddagh.

President to launch new John Behan exhibition at Kenny Gallery

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Uachtarán na hÉireann, Michael D Higgins, will officially open Migrants, an exhibition of new works by leading Irish sculptor John Behan, and the first event of the Kenny Bookshop & Art Gallery's 80th Anniversary year.

President Higgins to open Galway 2020 next month

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Uachtarán na hÉireann, Michael D Higgins, will officially inaugurate Galway 2020 at the European Capital of Culture's opening ceremony on Saturday, February 8, in South Park, the Claddagh.

Galway Simon, the early years

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The Simon Community takes its name from Simon of Cyrene who helped Jesus carry the cross. It was founded in London in 1963 by Anton Wallich-Clifford and a branch was set up in Dublin in 1969. Early in 1979, Frank O’Leary OFM spoke at a meeting in Galway entitled Poverty in Ireland about the work of Simon in providing shelter, friendship, and acceptance to homeless people. Two psychology students, Margaret Brehony and Kathy O’Grady, drew attention to the fact that there were rough sleepers in Galway too.

Sadness at passing of gifted ‘Bofin musician Dessie O’Halloran

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There is sadness in traditional music circles this week after the death at the weekend of Inishbofin-native musician Dessie O’Halloran.

Meitheal spirit will see Galway 2020 deliver legacy, says President

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Galway city centre was a sea of colour and sound last evening (Wednesday) when thousands flocked into Eyre Square to see the spectacular launch of the official programme of Galway 2020.

Athlone Hospice to host coffee morning as President afford full support to our Defence Forces

I’m sure so many of you looked at the Dublin versus Kerry replay on Saturday evening. I was hugely disappointed, as were so many other people. But well done to Dublin; you have to acknowledge that they were good.

 

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