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Róisín Dubh Comedy Clubh set to expand in 2016

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IT ARRIVED last September with a name people thought was a typo, but as soon as they said it out loud, the penny dropped, and it made perfect, quirkily comedic, sense. Since then it has been onwards and upwards for the Róisín Dubh Comedy Clubh.

117 companies confirmed for Skipper Expo

117 companies from the Irish fishing industry will exhibit at at Skipper Expo Int at the Galway Bay Hotel on 4 and 5 March.

'Pat The Boat' a poem by Walter Macken

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As we come to the end of the Walter Macken centenary, we thought it appropriate to reprint the only known piece of poetry that he wrote. It was first printed in 1963 in Criterion, a UCG magazine that was edited by Kevin Brophy at the time. It is homage, ómós if you like, to an old fisherman and reflects Macken’s love of fishing, of the Corrib, and of his understanding of people. The photograph of himself and his wife Peggy was taken in the garden of their home Gort na Gainiv near Oughterard c1960.

O’Donnellan & Joyce Wild Atlantic Way auction generates €2.2 million in sales

O’Donnellan and Joyce brought the year 2015 to a successful conclusion when it completed what the company referred to as the Wild Atlantic Way auction when properties from Donegal to Kerry and throughout Galway city went under the auction hammer.

Mayo athletes star for national masters team

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Last Saturday the British and Irish International Masters Cross Country took place at the sylvan setting of Santry Demesne, where it was Ireland's turn to host the annual event. Mayo AC continued their remarkable record of representation in recent years. The club had three members in the Irish women's team this year - all have had previous experience in this competition. All age category teams competed against their peers from England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland.

IWAK flying high with route announcements

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Growth continues of routes in and out of Ireland West Airport Knock with the announcements of a major expansion of two new year round services by Flybe to Birmingham and Edinburgh which will see 75,000 additional seats at the airport, and Falcon and Thompson will offer Spain's Costa Dorada as a new holiday destination for the summer 2016 season.

Liverpool's Ian Prowse @ Monroe’s Live

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LIVERPOOL SINGER-songwriter Ian Prowse has been called “rousing, inspirational” by The Daily Mirror, while his music has been declared “passionate, engrossing, evocative” by Record Collector.

'I'm a bit of a sponge for visual stimulus'

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Until a year ago, the artist David Hill did not know how to send an email, and the internet was something of a mystery to him. Fast forward 12 months and he is now successfully operating both a website and Facebook page, that has seen his art bought by collectors, galleries, and retailers across Britain, Ireland, and the USA.

NUI Galway continues its journey to becoming a mindful university

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NUI Galway will host two mindfulness-based events this November following the very successful Mindful Way Conference hosted on campus on the 9-10 October 2015. These events are the next steps towards integrating mindfulness into the University’s culture.

Electro, folk, and the Mná Mná Music night

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SOPHIE COYLE, "a natural talent and someone I wouldn't hesitate to recommend others to go and see", according to the Scotland's Libertine Bar Review, plays the next Mná Mná Music night at the Róisín Dubh.

 

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