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Galway - ‘The only city that raised a statue to an author’

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During the first 20 years of the 19th century Maria Edgeworth was the most successful and celebrated living novelist. With her friends Sir Culling Smith and his lady wife they had travelled from Edgeworthstown, Co Longford, to Galway, and from there they planned a leisurely holiday in Connemara.

Kate Nickleby

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On 3 February 1842, Baptist missionaries Mr Clarke and Dr Prince boarded the Barque Mary at Bassipa, a new settlement established by London merchant Robert Jamieson on the island of Fernando Po, Equatorial Guinea. Their destination was Liverpool. The voyage was stalked by disaster from the outset. On 11 February, the main mast was struck by lightning in a storm, and a crew member was killed. On 25 March, the mast fell onto the deck bringing down sails and rigging, leaving the ship adrift at the mercy of the waves.

Remembering a man of principle, bravery and culture

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Jarir Al-Majar, formerly Gerry Mulholland, was a singer, musician, songwriter, poet, artist, peace activist, a man of principle and bravery and one of Galway’s most remarkable and beloved citizens. Majar was from a noted musical and sporting family. His father, Ned Mulholland had a fine tenor voice and won an All-Ireland football medal with Galway in 1938.

Relive the Classic Anthems of the ‘80s with Electric Dreams at Monroe’s Live

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High octane band, Electric Dreams, will bring the ‘80s back to Monroe’s Live on Saturday, April 8. With classic hits from the decade and rollicking anthems, the group will reignite the era in true ‘80s style. It’s set to be the ultimate tribute to the decade, featuring timeless chart-toppers that will have you on the dance floor all night long.

Newport, the Town of the Two Graces, celebrates Princess Grace of Monaco

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His Serene Highness, Albert, Prince of Monaco made an official visit to Newport, last week where he unveiled a specially commissioned sculpture of his mother, Princess Grace of Monaco.

Relive the Classic Anthems of the ‘80s with Electric Dreams at Monroe’s Live

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High octane band, Electric Dreams, will bring the ‘80s back to Monroe’s Live on Saturday, April 8. With classic hits from the decade and rollicking anthems, the group will reignite the era in true ‘80s style. It’s set to be the ultimate tribute to the decade, featuring timeless chart-toppers that will have you on the dance floor all night long.

Spiddal Author, Fearghas Mac Lochlainn nominated for Book Award

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An Slipéar Gloine, an Irish story based on Cinderella and told in rhyme, is on the KPMG Irish Children Book Award shortlist for 2023. Fearghas Mac Lochlainn, the Spiddal author of this scintillating book, is delighted. He says: "I'm chuffed. It is fantastic that a book written in the Irish language has been shortlisted. Paddy Donnelly, the brilliant artist who illustrated the book, deserves much of the credit here! I am also much indebted to Tadhg Mac Dhonnagáin and Futa Fata who asked me to write the book in the first place and then put An Slipéar Gloine into the hat for the Reics Carló award (which it won), and for the KPMG award."

Traditions of the Christmas Tree

Christmas Trees as they came to be now started around the late 1400s into the 1500s. In what’s now Germany (was the Holy Roman Empire then), the Paradise Tree had more decorations on it (sometimes communion wafers, cherries and later pastry decorations of stars, bells, angels, etc. were added) and it even got a new nickname the ‘Christbaum’ or ‘Christ Tree’.

Get along to Renmore Panto from tonight and support a key part of the city’s cultural history

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A tradition that goes back more than four decades continues today when the Renmore Pantomime Society take to the stage for their 42nd production, with the magical and timeless tale of Cinderella.

Renmore Pantomime returns after two years

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The Renmore Pantomime Society are delighted to be back for their 42nd production, with the magical and timeless tale of Cinderella.

 

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