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Bill King’s passion for the sea was inspired by his Granny Mackenzie

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Week IV

Galway are hot favourites to win the Connacht crown again

Galway are aiming to win their second Nestor Cup in a row when they face Sligo on Sunday in Castlebar's McHale Park on Sunday (1.45pm).

Gradam 2023 Gearrliosta announced ahead of next month’s ceremony

15 Galway businesses and organizations have reached Gearrliosta Ghradam Sheosaimh Uí Ógartaigh 2023. The Gradam, Galway’s own bilingual business award is organised by Gaillimh le Gaeilge (the organisation that promotes the Irish language in Galway city) in partnership with the Galway Advertiser, TG4 and the Galway Chamber.

‘Ghosts should be laid peacefully to rest, and wrongs righted’

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Week VI

Councillor forecasts poor summer for Mayo

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A Westport Fine Gael councillor has asserted that Mayo is set to have a poor tourist season this summer as a result of a shortage of accommodation due to the housing of Ukrainians, tied in with the fact that, as a county, it has become 'stale' in terms of what it offers visitors.

Legendary singer/songwriter Andy Irvine will perform in Róisín Dubh on Sunday April 9

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Legendary Irish singer/songwriter Andy Irvine is coming to Róisín Dubh on Sunday April 9. With his impressive repertoire of Irish traditional songs and dexterous Balkan dance tunes, Andy creates an exciting new fusion of Irish and World Music that's not to be missed.

Signposts in foreign lands

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We have all been to an Irish Pub somewhere in the world. Some are authentic—you could be in Castlebar or Bohola, others less so. La Gitane is a friendly bar in Bayeux that serves nice Guinness. Leaving there one evening last summer, I looked back to see a faded sign on the canopy above the door with the words ‘Irish Bar.’ I would never have guessed.

Moate Community School student wins in Rotary Youth Leadership competition

Moate student Eimear Keenan was one of just 24 teenagers from all over the island of Ireland to be presented with a Rotary Youth Leadership Development certificate at the European Parliament’s offices in Dublin recently.

St Patrick’s Day parade to mark culmination of five day Croí na hÉireann Festival

The Croí na hÉireann Festival, which commenced with a formal launch in TUS on Wednesday morning, will culminate on Sunday afternoon with the St Patrick’s Day parade, marking the conclusion of this year’s five day celebratory occasion.

­Through the glass darkly

Sometime before 1905, John Bagnell Bury, Regius Professor of Modern History at Cambridge, son of a Church of Ireland clergyman, and already one of the most distinguished historians of his time, turned his attentions to St Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland.


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