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Pat Egan gave a lifetime of service to the GAA

There was a sense of an end of an era in Galway football circles in many regards last week when the news filtered through that former Galway football chairman Pat Egan had died following a long battle with illness.

Athlone Film Club to persent Irish film for Luan Fest

Starring Eamonn Morrissey (lately of Fair City) and Stephen Brennan, Eat the Peach is an Irish film that is based upon a real-life tale from the Midlands, and Athlone Film Club is delighted to be able to show it to Athlone audiences during Luan Fest. Eat the Peach will be shown in the Dean Crowe Theatre at 8pm on Wednesday August 14 and admission is free.

The ghost of Galway past

NUASCÉALTA THE History Press’s re-publication of The House Of Gold, perhaps Liam O’Flaherty’s finest novel, does something to ameliorate the wrong done when the book was banned in 1929 by those charged with protecting the Irish people from publications that might lead them to have impure thoughts.

Galway hotelier believes the future is bright for local tourism

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`Paul Gill, the managing director of the Claregalway Hotel believes that, with the right marketing approach, the Galway tourism industry has a very bright future ahead.

The Fureys & Davey Arthur return to the Mullingar Arts Centre

Legends of Irish music - The Fureys & Davey Arthur - will be making their sixth concert appearance at the Mullingar Arts Centre on Saturday September 29.

When Galway lost its mind

THERE HAS of late been a dramatic growth in the number of self-published novels hitting the literary marketplace. It is not just about numbers of books published. Clever use of available technology can now ensure they look nearly as good as anything from Picador or Jonathan Cape.

Clare Island mourns death of local fisherman

The Clare Island fisherman who drowned this week while out checking lobster pots is to be buried today (Friday).

Farm accident takes another life

Another young man has lost his life in an accident on a farm in Coolagh just a few miles from Callan in County Kilkenny.

Fureys and Davey Arthur at the Dean Crowe Theatre

The Fureys and Davey Arthur celebrate their 30th anniversary this year with the release of a live DVD/ CD which was recorded in Vicar St, Dublin.

The Fureys and Davey Arthur bring

The band were formed in 1978 literally by accident. George, Paul and Davey were playing in Denmark with their own band called the Buskers and Eddie and Finbar, while touring in Germany, were involved in a road accident. When George, Paul and Davey got news of the accident they immediately travelled to Germany to be with their brothers. They then decided that they should all be playing together and this was the start of the Fureys and Davey Arthur. Inevitably changes have occurred over 30 years. Their brother Paul died suddenly in June 2002 and Finbar left the band in December 1996, however George, Eddie and Davey Arthur have continued to delight audiences on their tours and have been releasing a new CD every year. They will be touring in 2008 with two superb musicians - Luke Crowley and Dominic Leech.

 

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