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Galway Early Music Festival’s feast of song and dance

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IT IS that time of year again when one can ‘caper nimbly to the lascivious pleasing of a lute’, to paraphrase Shakespeare, as Galway Early Music Festival brings us a feast of medieval melody over the coming weekend May 24 to 26.

Over €2k raised at Burns Night charity banquet at Glen Keen Farm

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A Burns Night banquet in aid of Mayo Roscommon Hospice took place at Glen Keen Farm and Visitor Centre on Friday January 25. The event was organised by Pauline Graham and Michael Quinn from Louisburgh Music School, in partnership with chef John Groden (Table 14 restaurant) and Catherine O’Grady-Powers from Glen Keen Farm.

We continue to remember

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Madden’s Nurseries

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Michael Madden came to Taylor’s Hill from the Ballinasloe area c1898. His family had been in the nursery business there since the 1830s, and in Laurencetown before that again. He leased the land in Taylor’s Hill from Colonel Courtney. In 1902, his brother James and his wife Elizabeth came to live there also, and a few years later, on Michael’s death, they took over the running of the nurseries.

Madden’s Nurseries

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Michael Madden came to Taylor’s Hill from the Ballinasloe area c1898. His family had been in the nursery business there since the 1830s, and in Laurencetown before that again. He leased the land in Taylor’s Hill from Colonel Courtney. In 1902, his brother James and his wife Elizabeth came to live there also, and a few years later, on Michael’s death, they took over the running of the nurseries.

Galway Civic Trust seeking to connect with Galway emigrants around the world

Do you have a friend or family member from Galway city or county who is now living and working overseas? Or are you a former Galway native reading this from your adopted home abroad? If so, Dúchas na Gailllimhe – Galway Civic Trust wants to hear from you. The heritage organisation is launching an initiative entitled The Galway Tribal Diaspora Project which aims to collect and record the stories of former Galway residents who have gone on to carve out careers or life stories beyond Irish shores.

 

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