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St Nicholas’ Collegiate Church and the city

Next year the magnificent building of St Nicholas’ Collegiate Church, this venerable edifice in the centre of our city will celebrate

A soulful choral concert in St Nicholas'

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STUDENT CHOIRSTERS from Pennsylvania are coming to Galway tomorrow to perform a special concert, entitled Soul Music, at St Nicholas Collegiate Church at 8pm, in aid of COPE.

Sharon Carty's Suitcase Arias

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TOURING MUSICIANS and singers are nothing new. There were the bards and wandering minstrels of mediaeval times, while in Ancient Greece, Homer and Sappho were the singer-songwriters of their day, performing across the Greek islands.

Music for Good Friday

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THE ANNUAL concert of sacred music for Good Friday returns to St Nicholas’ Collegiate Church, with a performance of Heinrich Schütz’s setting of the last words of Christ on the cross: Die Sieben Worte Jesu Christi Am Kreuz.

An Italian lunchtime with ConTempo

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THE SOUNDS of Italy will fill St Nicholas’ Collegiate Church, when the ConTempo Quartet performs works by Scarlatti, Donizetti, and Puccini, at the next From Europe With Love concert.

Cois Cladaigh Christmas charity concert

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THE COIS Cladaigh Choir presents its annual Christmas concert in St Nicholas Collegiate Church this Saturday at 8pm, with proceeds going to Breast Cancer Research.

Two concerts from ConTempo

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TWO CONCERTS from the wonderful ConTempo Quartet take place next week, one a performance of music by Antonín Dvorák, the other a collaboration with the MA in Writing at NUI Galway.

Remembering Elizabeth Ellam

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My great grandmother, Elizabeth Ellam, was killed on the RMS Leinster when on October 10 1918, exploded and sank following a ruthless German submarine attack shortly after the ship had departed Dun Laoghaire, on her way to Holyhead in Wales. It was practically one month to the day before World War I was declared officially over.

Events to remember Armistice Day

Events are to be held locally this week to mark the centenary of Armistic Day.

‘I’m very privileged to be the rector, full stop, it’s not an issue of gender'

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In November 1990, Ireland elected its first female president in Mary Robinson. That same year - but six months earlier - the Church of Ireland approved the ordination of women as priests and bishops.

 

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