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The battle for Normandy June-August 1944, launched on D-Day exactly 75 years ago, marked, after Stalingrad, the beginning of the end of Nazi Germany. It was a major battle. The Allies suffered 209,672 casualties of whom 36,796 were killed. Some 28,000 Allied airman were lost in the months preceding and during the campaign.
FROM BILL and Ted's Excellent Adventure to Speed to The Matrix, to the more recent John Wick movies, Keanu Reeves has starred in some of the most popular films of the last 30 years.
'Leave No Trace', the sensitive and enthralling award winning American drama will play at the Dean Crowe Theatre on Thursday, February 12, at 8pm, the latest film to be screened by the Athlone Film Club.
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He is only 25, and already he has recorded five albums and two EPs, with five different bands; established himself as one of the busiest and hardest working musicians in Galway city; and in the last 12 months set up his own business, creating customised drumkits.
One of the great obsessions after the war was how to come to terms with the ‘missing’ - the many thousands of young soldiers who were either vaporised, or blown to pieces, by high explosives; or were drowned and lost in the mud. Last week I tried to tell the heartbreaking search for their missing son Jack, by the Kiplings. For months they haunted hospitals, interviewed soldiers, even dropped leaflets on enemy territory, pleading for information. Even though the Somme still reveals bodies today, Jack Kipling was never found.
THE AMERICAN poet and editor Steve Luttrell's first visit to Ireland will see him read at the Over The Edge Writers Gathering at Galway City Museum on Friday May 13 at 8pm, along with local poets Stephen Byrne and Eileen Ní Shuilleabháin.
THE SOUND of New Orleans, Eastern European folk, jazz, and Jewish music will collide in exciting fashion with sensuous middle eastern dance, when The Underscore Orkestra and Suadela Bellydance play the Róisín Dubh on Friday May 13 at 9pm.
TWO OF Galway's finest singer-songwriters - Ultan Conlon and Eoin Dolan - will be among the headline acts at the Citóg nights taking place in the Róisín Dubh across February, which will also feature punk, indie, prog, and folk.
The Dillons were a well known and respected family in Galway. It was put about that it was his determination that his five children should have a thorough knowledge of the Irish language, that led professor Tom Dillon, and his wife Geraldine (Plunkett), and their two maids, to leave the rambling Dangan House, and to settle in Barna, a small Irish speaking fishing village, four miles on the other side of the town.