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Pádraig Ó Céidigh was appointed to the department of botany in UCG, in the autumn of 1956. He arrived for his first lecture in his typically distinctive style, that would continue to the point of eccentricity, yet he would play a vital role in developing a small department in a prefab laboratory, into one of the leading world class marine science institutions in NUIG today.
INISHARK, OFF Inishbofin, was once home to more than 200 people. In 1960 though, the last 24 residents were evacuated, bringing to an end a human presence which had begun in the Bronze Age.
In his famous statue of the writer and Irish scholar Pádraic Ó Conaire, the sculpture Albert Power presents a brilliant likeness to the man Galway knew as he went about the town. Liam Ó Briain, a friend and fellow Irish enthusiast, remarked that Albert Power had captured exactly how the man looked. Meeting Ó Conaire in town one evening, Ó Briain remembered that he looked in reality as he is on the statue: ‘the stick in his right hand, the little hat on his head’, a face that could show his ‘puckish humour.’ *
Local golfer, Simon Lowry from Loughrea, Co Galway, received the opportunity of a lifetime to meet with Irish golf champion, Padraig Harrington as he prepares to tee off in Abu Dhabi for the 2019 Special Olympics World Summer Games this March.
PÁDRAIC Ó CONAIRE'S short story, M’Asal Beag Dubh, about the time the writer bought a donkey from a Travelller family, is the subject of a new art exhibition, taking place where the original story was set - Kinvara.
Pádraic Mannion won his first All-Star last year after a terrific season and, more importantly, he collected his first county senior All-Ireland medal in the victory over Waterford.
PADRAIG JACK, the Aran Islands' singer-songwriter, plays his first Galway city show since his sold out concert in The Crane Bar in late 2017, when he returns to the Sea Road venue on Friday, June 24.
Proud Mayo man Padraic D Walsh from Kiltimagh has come up trumps again for this year's Mayo Day.
The name Pádraic Ó Conaire provokes thoughts of his short story ‘M’asal Beag Dubh’, Albert Power’s charming statue, or of his “fondness for a drop” - few think of his involvement in the Irish revolution.