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Jeremy Irons to address NUIG Lit and Deb society

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Tonight at 7pm, the Literary and Debating Society will launch a year of events with a visit from actor Jeremy Irons, who will discuss the responsibility of the privileged to be involved in public discourse and to help shape society.

One hundred years of cinema in Galway

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The earliest reference to ‘moving pictures’ in Galway that I have come across dates from 1909, when The Enterprise Animated Picture Company came to the Court Theatre in Middle Street with its cinematography performances and variety entertainments. “Rarely has such an opportunity been given to the people of Galway of viewing in animated pictures the most sensational events of real life and drama. Those from real life included Boxing Champions and Logging in Sweden, while other titles included Nocturnal Thieves, A Constable Please, The Pony Express, and Fairy Presents. The pictures come in ever-changing variety and there are no exasperating delays.” The Court Theatre had 500 seats and was also known as The Racquet Court.

 

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