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FROM EPIC, ancient, voyages to the ‘girls night out’, from stories of bag ladies to the return of Christ, the Galway Fringe Festival theatre strand has it all.
Two Galway people, Linda Waters and Zimele Brown of Athenry, will join the 34 athletes representing Ireland at the eigth European Transplant and Dialysis Sports Championships in Krakow, Poland, from Saturday August 16 to Saturday August 23.
TOM PORTMAN, the gifted and inventive Galway guitarist, whose music mixes blues, folk, classical, and Asian styles, plays Kelly’s Bar, Bridge Street, tomorrow at 9pm.
THE TAILOR Of Inverness, by Matthew Zajac, tells the extraordinary story of Zajac’s father who grew up on a farm in Galicia - then eastern Poland, now western Ukraine - and worked as a tailor in Inverness after surviving the terrors and upheavals of WWII.
BAILE AN Salsa, the exciting Irish trad/Latin music fusion band, return to Galway to play Monroe’s Live this Saturday at 9pm.
A fundraiser being held both in the city and in Tuam this month will raise funds for a local suicide and self-harm crisis centre which has reached out to more than 70 people since it opened five months ago.
The one thing that distressed Prince Hermann von Puckler-Muskau, during his visit to Galway in the summer of 1828, was that ‘the dirt, the poverty, and the tattered clothing of the common man was beyond belief.’ He finds this hard to accept. He has just come from London, which was then possibly the most prosperous city in Europe, with its great shops, merchandise, theatre, and visitors. After Trafalgar (1805), British ships could sail the seas, and extend its empire unchecked; and after Waterloo (1815), its armies were triumphant and feared.
Peugeot has increased production of the award-winning Peugeot 2008 as the brand strives to meet a continued growth in demand for this popular compact crossover across Europe.
Advocates for the immigrant community gathered in Castlebar recently to celebrate the Mayo Intercultural Action Oral History Project. The project, which was supported by South West Mayo Development Company, saw immigrants from different countries come together to record audio accounts of their lives and migration to county Mayo. Project participants included people from as far afield as Latvia, Poland, Russia, Nigeria, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Burma/Myanmar.