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Six Tribesmen to represent Republic in Galway this Saturday

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Six of the victorious Galway Tribesmen have been selected by the Republic of Ireland for the first match of the Rugby League Ireland Origin clash at Galwegians' grounds on Saturday at 2pm.

Vikings v the Irish in epic Russian drama

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GONDLA, AN epic tale of strife, poetry and revenge, between an Irish prince and the native Icelandic nobles, and set in ninth century Iceland, comes to the Town Hall Theatre on Friday August 19 and Saturday 20 at 8pm.

Does the Government really have what it takes to handle the Brexit fallout?

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As the Dáil rose for the summer recess last week, there was an almost audible sigh of relief in Leinster House - and not only on the Government side.

Cruiserweight Gary Sweeney to fight Czech Gabor on major card in Cardiff

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Galway-boxer Gary Sweeney will get to chance to prove his punching power this weekend when he fights in his second professional bout on a top-drawer Frank Warren card in Cardiff.

Art deco facades in William Street West added to city's protected structures

Galway city councillors have voted to preserve the facades of a number of early 20th century art deco facades on William Street West. The facades, located beside the junction with Munster Avenue, were added to the city's Record of Protected Structures this week, despite several councillors expressing their dislike of the architectural style of the buildings.

Mná Mná - three women, three kinds of music @ Roisín Dubh

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THREE IRISH singer-songwriters - Meaghan La Grandeur, Lauren Ní Chasaide, and Maja Elliot - will play Mná Mná Music at the Róisín Dubh this evening, in the venue's upstairs bar from 8.30pm.

Brexit - be afraid, be VERY afraid

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It has been a busy 12 months at the ballot boxes – General Elections in Ireland and Britain, a landmark vote to introduce same-sex marriage in the Republic. Each has been noteworthy, historic, and in some cases seismic but, as Insider has noted for some time, the biggest electoral event facing Ireland in 2016 is Britain's upcoming EU membership referendum on June 23.

The woman who threw a hatchet at the prime minister

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There was hardly a marriage of two minds greater than that between Hanna Sheehy and Francis Skeffington, who were married in Dublin in 1903, and who committed their lives to many causes, particularly feminism, pacifism, socialism, and nationalism. Hanna was one of the founders of the Irish Women’s Franchise League, determined to win votes for women. As part of its disobedience campaign, women were urged not to fill in the 1911 Census form correctly. Her husband Francis, totally supportive in all her endeavours, and as head of the household, submitted the following:

Talking Michael Chekhov with Max Hafler

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GALWAY THEATRE director and teacher Max Hafler is offering a series of weekend training workshops based on the theories and techniques of Michael Chekhov from Friday April 8 to 10.

Galway to ask: How much of a Republic is Ireland?

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The 1916 Rising saw Ireland proclaimed a Republic from the steps of the GPO, it was declared a Republic again in 1919 at the start of the War of Independence, but was only recognised by Russia, before finally, in 1949, the Republic of Ireland came into being.

 

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