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Into The Heart with Helen Hancock

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SONGS BY Brahms, Strauss, Mendelssohn Schubert, Fauré, and Debussy, as well as opera arias by Handel and Mozart, will be heard at a concert to raise funds for children with special needs.

Athlone Castle to host Mapping Urban Ireland travel exhibition

Athlone Castle will host 'Mapping Urban Ireland', a travelling exhibition from The Royal Irish Academy from mid-February to March.

Museum offers rare opportunity to view O’Davoren manuscript

Galway City Museum currently have on loan, for a short time only, one of the most important medieval Irish legal manuscripts ever written called The Book of O’Davoren. It was written in the Irish-language by scribes between 1564 and 1570 for the Co. Clare lawyer Donal O’Davoren, much of it at the MacEgan law school, near Tuam, Co. Galway.

Balls Bridge, 1685

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This drawing is of a detail from “A Prospect of Galway” drawn by Thomas Phillips in 1685. It shows the southern end of the middle suburb with Balls Bridge on the left, and the bit of an arch you can see on the far right was part of the West Bridge. Balls Bridge is the bridge over what is now the canal between Upper and Lower Dominick Street, and the buildings we are looking at would be the backs of Lower Dominick Street as seen roughly from across the road from where the Fisheries Tower is today. The West Bridge is where O’Brien’s Bridge is today.

Speech and drama training — the key to natural self confidence

Speech and drama classes are rooted in encouraging students to develop a love of literature, poetry, and drama, and improving their standard of communication through the spoken word. The Garvey School of Speech and Drama works at developing students' self-confidence and a broad range of essential life skills that will support them in the future.

Speech and drama training — the key to natural self confidence

Speech and drama classes are rooted in encouraging students to develop a love of literature, poetry, and drama, and improving their standard of communication through the spoken word. The Garvey School of Speech and Drama works at developing students' self-confidence and a broad range of essential life skills that will support them in the future.

Mayo ‘heritage hero’ acknowledged at National Heritage Awards

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The  dedication of Mayo person, Anne-Julie Lafaye, to the preservation and promotion of the county’s heritage, was recognised at the National Heritage Awards 2018 and closing ceremony for the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018.

Holocaust memorial lecture by human rights professor

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Professor William A. Schabas, Emeritus Professor at NUI Galway’s Irish Centre for Human Right will deliver a Holocaust Memorial Lecture on the role that ideas of racial superiority played in the Holocaust. The lecture, entitled “Genocide, the Holocaust, and the Lie of Racial Superiority”, will take place on Wednesday, January 23 at 7pm in the Lecture Theatre, Ryan Institute Annexe, NUI Galway

Concert in Augustinian Church in aid of St Vincent de Paul

Helen Hancock, a soprano from Oranmore will present a beautiful evening of singing and music in the Augustinian Church, Galway at 8pm on Friday November 9. The concert will also feature her singing teacher, international tenor Owen Gilhooly along with cellist Peter Sébestyén and pianist Ramin Haghjoo.

Former Provost of Trinity College visits his alma mater in Claremorris

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Dr John Hegarty, former Provost of Trinity College and past-pupil of St Colman's College, recently visited the college recently to speak to sixth year students.

 

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