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Máirtín O’Connor’s ‘The Mighty Ocean’ premieres on TG4 this weekend

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‘THE MIGHTY Ocean’, a major new musical composition by the great Máirtín O’Connor, reflecting on the power of the sea, but also humanity’s pollution of the oceans, premieres this weekend.

Passio - a concert for Good Friday

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ARVO PÄRT’S Passio, one of the best-known choral works of the late 20th-century, will be performed live from St Nicholas’ Collegiate Church, Galway on Good Friday.

Galway’s Pro-Cathedral, a building of some significance

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At early Mass on Christmas morning 1842, there was a dreadful accident at Galway’s Pro-Cathedral during which 37 people were killed, and many more were injured. Known as the Parish Church, and completed just twenty-one years before, it was by far the largest Catholic church in the town, surprisingly built in preCatholic Emancipation times.

Samaritans in Galway are there for you throughout this Christmas

Samaritans in Galway are reminding those in need, that their helpline will be open during their darkest hours, if they are lonely or struggling to cope this Christmas.

Samaritans in Galway tell callers "We're here for you this Christmas"

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Samaritans in Galway are reminding those in need, that their helpline will be open during their darkest hours, if they are lonely or struggling to cope this Christmas.

Samaritans in Galway tell callers "We're here for you this Christmas"

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Samaritans in Galway are reminding those in need, that their helpline will be open during their darkest hours, if they are lonely or struggling to cope this Christmas.

Rhiannon Giddens to join Galway Early Music Festival's online birthday celebrations

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RHIANNON GIDDENS, one of the most significant forces in contemporary American folk and traditional music, will be among those appearing in Galway Early Music Festival's Drive The Cold Winter Away event.

The Persse Windows, St Nicholas’ Collegiate Church

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The church of St Nicholas of Myra was first built c1320, making it 700 years old this year. It is the largest medieval church in Ireland and there has been constant Christian worship there since it was built. The chancel with its three windows in the south wall dates from the beginning, the nave, and the transept date from about a century later. In 1477 Christopher Columbus is believed to have worshipped here. In 1484, the church was granted Collegiate jurisdiction by which it was to be governed by a warden and vicars who would be appointed by the mayor and burghers of the town.

Architecture at the Edge returns this weekend

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The Architecture at the Edge Festival will take place in Galway and Mayo this weekend. The festival, designed to help citizens understand the many ways architecture impacts our lives, will feature a weekend of online lectures, interviews, exhibitions, and panel discussions - all live and all free.

St Nicholas' to mark 700 years with seven days of bell ringing

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This Sunday, September 27, to mark the 700th year of St Nicholas’ Collegiate Church, the church bells will sound out for seven minutes at 7pm for seven days.

 

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