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Unusual Christmas markets around the world

From life sized gingerbread houses to floating ice rinks, travel experts have named the top ten Christmas markets for tourists to visit around the world.

Indie folk band The Amazing Apples are back at Monroe’s Live this December

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Fresh from the success of their ten-year celebratory reunion in October, the Amazing Apples are back to bring their popular indie-folk stylings to Monroe’s Live.

Unique and magical Christmas markets to explore this year

Christmas lovers searching for festive magic and beautiful markets this winter are being told exactly where to find them.

Enjoy a world of wine at Cavavin

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Cavavin is the leading French network of local franchise wine merchants with more than 150 franchisees across France and internationally in Ireland, England, Scotland, and Switzerland, to name a few.

Bankruptcy and scandal plagued the brilliant Wilde family

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‘Westward Ho! Let us rise with the sun, and be off to the land of the west - to the lakes and streams - the grassy glens and fern-clad gorges - the bluff hills and rugged mountains - now cloud-capped, then revealed in azure, or bronzed by evening’s tints, as the light of day sinks into the bold swell of the Atlantic….’

Aleksandr Nisse to play Galway Cathedral tonight

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Aleksandr Nisse, Titular Organist at Dublin’s Pro-Cathedral, gives the next concert in Galway Cathedral’s summer series, playing an organ recital on Thursday 4 August at 8:00pm.

Galway-based global software and payments giant ‘Planet’ announces 100 new jobs

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Global software and Payments leader, Planet, announces it will create 500 new jobs globally, over the coming months of which 100 will be based in Ireland. The new jobs in Ireland will be a blend of hybrid and remote working roles across a variety of sectors including Product Development, Technology and Finance and will be located in Galway, Kilkenny and Dublin.

‘My dear little runaway Nora..’

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Like all widows Nora had barely time to grieve. There was so much to be done. Both she and Giorgio and her grandson Stephen, were in a state of shock at Joyce’s sudden death. Joyce suffered indifferent health all his adult life, and endured a series of painful eye operations which had little effect on his looming blindness.

A story of two fathers and two children

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The final chapter in the history of Shakespeare and Company, the famous Paris bookshop, began with the publication of James Joyce’s Finnegans Wake, in May 1939. The shop closed in December 1941 when a Nazi officer saw a copy of Joyce’s book in its window and asked to buy it. Sylvia Beach refused saying it was her only copy, and was not for sale. The officer threatened to return and confiscate her entire stock, and left. He returned the next day and demanded she sold him the book. Again Sylvia refused, and the officer, ‘trembling with rage’ warned that he would be back that afternoon and seize all her books.

Recipients of the Linenhall’s arts for young audiences residency 2021 revealed

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The Linenhall Arts Centre is delighted to announce that Cora Venus Lunny and Lisa Dowdall are the recipients of this year’s Arts for Young Audiences Residency. The residency provides the artists with the opportunity to expand and develop their practice in a supportive environment and is one of a number of artists’ supports offered by the Linenhall.


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