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The fate of the valiant Captain John Wilson

We get an idea of the perilous position at sea that confronted Captain John Wilson of the Minnie Schiffer, his two-masted brigantine, laden with a full cargo of fruit and wine, as he was sailing from Marseilles to Boston, from this dramatic painting.

The sinking of the PS Connaught, and tragedy miraculously avoided

There can be no greater horror for passengers and crew than facing death on a burning ship in a heavy sea, that was sinking by its bow. Which death would you choose? Stay on board and be burnt? Or chance your luck in the waves?

Galway’s biographer to the stars presents fascinating tale of Paddy Cole

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Galway writer Tom Gilmore, who is fast building a reputation as the biographer of top music stars has added another to his literary stable with his new book King of the Swingers, the official biography of the great Paddy Cole.

Colleran's Butchers now delivering to Moycullen!

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Colleran's Butchers has been able to continue providing Galwegians in more than 20 locations throughout the county with premium meats and poultry products right to customers' doorsteps and now, Moycullen has been added to the ever growing delivery list.

Jazz gigs for the Halloween weekend

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FOR THE Halloween weekend, a series of jazz gigs, featuring leading Irish jazz musicians, takes place in the Black Gate Cultural Centre on St Francis Street.

Take the trip of a lifetime to the American South

Does vibrant live music, creole food, and history take your fancy? Then look no further than this special trip of a lifetime to Nashville, Memphis, Graceland, and New Orleans

A jazz night with the New Orleans Swamp Donkeys

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THE HISTORY of New Orleans jazz is, in many respects, the early history and origins of jazz itself, and The New Orleans Swamp Donkeys style is resolutely that of The Big Easy.

Síomha - 'My life has always revolved around music'

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COMING FROM a family steeped in music, the soulful, Clare-born, chanteuse Síomha, grew up on a diet of musical greats, with the sounds of jazz, trad, folk, and soul creeping in and leaving an indelible mark on her musical tastes and influences.

Hugh Cornwell celebrates some more heroes, and villains

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WITH A cracking new solo album, Monster, just released, former Stranglers front-man Hugh Cornwell rocks up to the Róisín Dubh next week for what promises to be a storming gig featuring both gems from his solo output and beloved Strangler classics.

Uncharted 4: A Thief's End - Nathan Drake's final adventure

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From the depths of Panamanian jail and the beauty of Scottish highlands to the colours of Madagascar and the mystic of Libertalia, Uncharted 4: A Thief's End takes the gamer on a wonderful adventure as Nathan (Nate) Drake finally calls it quits on his swashbuckling, treasure hunting, escapades.

 

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