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Thousands of people descended on Salthill on Saturday to support the 10th annual Frances Thornton Memorial Galway Bay Swim in aid of Cancer Care West. The swim, which attracted swimmers from across Ireland, UK, Australia, the US, and Scandinavia, saw some 85 swimmers take to the waters in Co Clare before embarking on the 13km swim across to Blackrock Diving Tower
GRACE WILDE, the Irish duo of Audrey Fay and Enda Duffy, praised by The Irish Times as delivering “delicious melodrama” and “a tightly disciplined mix of intimate rock and bluesy soul” play Monroe’s Live.
Dazzling jazz trio Phronesis will be playing up a storm at the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar on Monday, February 9, at 8pm.
ANDERS LANDSTRÖM, a producer and executive producer of the extraordinary Swedish crime drama series The Bridge is to speak at the Galway Film Centre’s annual film and TV seminar.
IN THESE times, when daily news bulletins and headlines are dominated by depressing tales of ethnic and sectarian strife across various international flashpoints, the Galway International Retro Orchestra joyously affirms the power of music to unite and celebrate disparate cultures and traditions.
Hundreds of thousands of people in Scandinavia, and elsewhere around the world, are set to read all about Mayo and the Wild Atlantic Way. Finnish travel blogger Satu Vänskä-Westgarth is taking on the “challenge of her lifetime” – cycling the entire Wild Atlantic Way, or some 2,500km along Ireland’s western seaboard, over the next five weeks.
Many have argued about which are their favourite restaurants in Galway's West End, each preferring one over another, modern over conventional, trend over tradition. The real wonder is that, just a few years ago, this argument could not have erupted. Where restaurants were few and far between, now they are abounding.
IT’S ALL go for Irish indie band Senakah, with a new single and an Irish tour which takes in Kelly’s Bar, Bridge Street this Saturday.
RICHARD COOKE is a man of many impressive hats. A founder and co-director of the Lisa Richards Agency, representing stage and screen talents, he is also the guiding light behind the Kilkenny Cat Laughs Comedy Festival and Kilkennomics.
To mark the launch of their new and improved Studio 2 the world renowned Grouse Lodge residential recording studio will open up to the public this Saturday August 17 from 11am-4pm. Situated in Rosemount at the heart of County Westmeath, Grouse Lodge has played host to many world famous artists including Snowpatrol, The Stereophonics, Michael Jackson, and The Manic Street Preachers.