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‘As a writer you see something from the outside, but you also have the view from inside’

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When award winning English novelist and short story writer Jon McGregor comes to Galway, to read at the Cúirt International Festival of Literature, it will be his second visit to the county in less than a month.

Sean-nós singing in Pennsylvania

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UNLIKELY AS it might seem, for a time, Pennsylvania was a hot-bed of sean nós singing, as a public lecture at the Galway City Library will show.

Public talk with writer and broadcaster Dr Deirdre Ní Chonghaile

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NUI Galway’s Centre for Irish Studies and Comhrá Ceoil has announced that the second Martin Reilly Lecture of 2015 will be delivered by writer and broadcaster Dr Deirdre Ní Chonghaile.The event weill take Tuesday, March 31 at the Galway City Library at 6.30pm.

Famous ‘Rosary Priest’ remembered in Attymass

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A special exhibition charting the extraordinary life and times of the ‘Rosary Priest’, Fr Patrick Peyton, is to open in his native Attymass on Sunday.

An Post Tour of Sligo proving a popular choice

The An Post Tour of Sligo 2013 hits the roads of Sligo on the May Bank Holiday weekend and so far interest level suggests that the event will have a record entry. To date close on 1,000 cyclists have registered, and with numbers capped at 2,000 those wishing to cycle in scenic Sligo on Sunday. May 5 are advised to register early to avoid disappointment. Individuals new to the sport and more seasoned cyclists are signing up for the various events with the choice of routes including the 60km Lough Gill Circuit, the 100km Innisfree Tour, and the 160km Ox Mountain Challenge.

An Post Tour of Sligo proving a popular event

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The An Post Tour of Sligo 2013 hits the roads of Sligo on the May Bank Holiday weekend and so far interest level suggests the event will have a record entry

An Post Cycle Series ready to pedal off

The An Post Cycle Series, supported by An Post and the Irish Sports Council, encourages communities throughout Ireland and further afield to get on their bikes. It has been running since 2009 and more than 40,000 people have taken part to date. The launch for the 2013 Series was held recently and cyclists of all levels of experience are invited to get training for an event of their choice.

An Post Cycle series ready to pedal off

The An Post Cycle Series, supported by An Post and the Irish Sports Council, encourages communities throughout Ireland and further afield to get on their bikes. It has been running since 2009 and more than 40,000 people have taken part to date. The launch for the 2013 Series was held recently and cyclists of all levels of experience are invited to get training for an event of their choice.

Get on your bike in this year’s An Post Cycle Series

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This year’s An Post Cycle Series, supported by An Post and the Irish Sports Council, has been launched in Dublin, encouraging communities throughout Ireland to get on their bikes.

Large volume of call-outs for Mayo Mountain Rescue Team in past few weeks

The last few weeks have been among the busiest in the history of Mayo Mountain Rescue Team. Team leader Mary Walsh noted that since Reek Sunday, at the end of July, to September 7, the team have responded to 14 call outs. “It is unprecedented in the history of the team that we have had such a concentration of call-outs in the last number of weeks,” she said. Similar sentiments were expressed by deputy team leader Declan Conway, who remarked that in all his years on the team, he had never seen such a demand for its services.

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