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Padraic Ó Conaire could write ‘pretty racy stuff’

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Letter from Behan among the interesting items as Conradh na Gaeilge deposit archives at NUI Galway

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NUI Galway is to become custodian of the extensive archives of Conradh na Gaeilge, Ireland’s oldest Irish language organisation which celebrates its 125th anniversary next year. Conradh na Gaeilge has agreed to permanently deposit archival material spanning over a century of its existence, providing an unparalleled insight into linguistic, cultural, social and political aspects of Ireland’s past.

Irish classes for adults and children on Inis Meáin

Coláiste Gaeilge Inis Meáin is enrolling Irish language students, both children and adults, this summer.

Learn Irish in Inis Meáin this summer

Coláiste Gaeilge Inis Meáin is enrolling Irish language students, both children and adults, this summer.

108-year-old Galwaywoman Sarah passes away at home in Connemara

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Ireland’s oldest person Sarah Clancy died this week aged 108, bringing to an end a remarkable life that spanned many of the notable dates in history.

Marcon secures fit-out of new visitor centre at Pearse’s Cottage

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Marcon has been appointed to carry out the interpretive fit-out of the new Pearse Cultural Centre Connemara (Ionad Cultúrtha an Phiarsaigh Conamara) at Pearse’s Cottage, Ros Muc, Co Galway, a popular tourist attraction overlooking the breathtaking lakes and mountains of Connemara. The famous cottage was used by Patrick Pearse, one of the leaders of the 1916 Rising, as a summer residence and summer school for his pupils from St Enda’s in Dublin.

Rural Galway declines - and no one is shouting stop

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It only seems like yesterday that rural Ireland was standing up to the Dublin 4 diktat. Luke 'Ming' Flanagan was in the Dáil and the Turf Cutters and Contractors Association was waging a crusade which took rural areas by storm. Ming and Michael Fitzmaurice, backed by an able backroom team, were uniting people against the over-centralised Irish State and its masters in Brussels and Berlin.

Fornocht do Chonac/Naked I Saw You - GIAF 2016

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AN TAIBHDHEARC'S contribution to this year’s Galway International Arts Festival is Eoghan Ó Tuairisc's Fornocht do Chonac, a multimedia production about Patrick Pearse, performed in Irish with English surtitles.

‘Lord, thou art hard on mothers’

Where is more beautiful, Connemara or Kerry?

Exhibition to explore Galway's revolution

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OUTSIDE OF Dublin, County Galway saw the most significant action of the 1916 Rising, and Galway's role in 1916, as well as the War of Independence and the Civil War, will be examined in a major new exhibition.

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