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Music and fun promised at Balla Bluegrass Festival

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Balla bluegrass Festival will return for the 11th time during the October Bank Holiday weekend, taking place from Saturday night (not from Friday as before). The Festival will keep the structure of two free gigs per night which will be staggered in time, to allow all music fans to enjoy both acts.

Galwegian heroes celebrate after conquering English Channel

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There were great scenes at Blackrock on Sunday as locals turned out to celebrate the homecoming of two Galwegians who had completed the English channel swim.

Hughes’ Pub, Woodquay

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Sixty years ago yesterday, on June 26 1969, Michael Hughes opened his pub in Woodquay. Our photograph (which was taken in 1953) shows what it looked like before Michael took it over. It was known as Molly Greaney’s and that is the lady herself on the right. Next to her is her brother Tommy who worked as a rep for Dwyers of Cork. The next two men with caps are Brendan Noonan and his brother, and their father is the man with the hat. They were carpenters. The man in the foreground is Tommy O’Brien who worked with an oil company. We do not know who the two men in caps on the left were.

“The Man In Black” Returns to Westport

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After his sell-out tour of Ireland last year, Johnny Cash tribute performer, Terry Lee Goffee, is delighted to be returning to Westport Town Hall on Friday, March 1.

GIAF lunchtime trad gigs @ Monroe’s

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THE TRADITIONAL Music Showcases are a long standing Galway International Arts Festival institution, and an essential port of call for all trad and folk fans in the city.

'Compassion doesn’t have dogma. It reacts to each individual situation'

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The autumn is well and truly upon us. Not only are the shadows getting longer as the evenings fall that bit earlier each day, but the cold is seeping into the air. Three-quarters through September, we are approaching the final three months of the year - 2017 is beginning to draw to a close.

Tommy Tiernan embraces the internet

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TOMMY TIERNAN has finally embraced the internet. Having spent years under the arc-lights of the stage Tommy has finally given in to pressure from the 21st century and joined the dark world of the web and opened his new YouTube channel - - and social media hub,

Buttermilk Lane

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At the time this photograph was taken about 100 years ago, Buttermilk Lane was made up of tenement buildings, some of which housed multiple families. For example, three families lived in Number 2 in 1911; three in Number 4; five in Number 6. There were people with nine different surnames in Number 7, and eight different surnames in Number 8.

Christmas Greetings from our troops abroad

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Cpl Martin Cummins: Happy Christmas to my two little boys, Ruairi and Daniel, to my lovely girlfriend Laura and my mum, dad, brothers and sisters. See you all soon for New Years. Happy Christmas from ‘Mad dog’ Martin in the Golan

Ballinasloe hurling cottage has been restored from ruination

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A cottage that housed a famous Galway hurling family in the late 19th century has been restored from a state of ruin and will be auctioned in the near future.

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