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The Galway Black Dragon Kickboxing Club was honoured at a mayoral reception at City Hall recently.
In many seaside towns both here and afar, there always seems to be one main street filled with souvenir shops, a smattering of dull bars, and some terrible tourist-trap restaurants. In Galway we buck this trend and are lucky enough to have Quay Street, the buzzing heart of Galway’s Latin Quarter. It has medieval architecture, and a pedestrian street for browsing the many quirky little shops full of wooden toys, vintage clothes, and pottery, alongside the quality woollens and Celtic jewellery. The atmosphere in the pubs is fun and friendly, with the sound of music from trad to rock spilling onto the street. You are guaranteed entertainment from buskers and performers, a festival or passing parade, and it is the best place in the city on a sunny evening, when the outdoor seating is packed with tourists and locals engaged in 'people watching' and enjoying all the sights and sounds on our streets.
The seventh year of the Clifden Lifeboat 10k fundraising event saw up-and-coming GCH athlete Richard Farnan take a good win over the testing course in a time of 36 mins 25.
The Galway Black Dragon Kickboxing club will host an evening of junior and senior kickboxing, boxing and K-1 in the Menlo Park Hotel on Sunday featuring 20 fighters from Galway taking on opponents from throughout Ireland.
“I decided to be a proper writer because of Galway. It gave me the power and belief to do things. I hope to move here and spend more time in the city. There is nothing like Galway - I even love when it rains here.”
Opened on Buttermilk Walk more than two years ago, Il Vicolo is that clever combination of day-time cafe, wine bar, and restaurant. Breakfast, lunch, coffee, cake, dinner, and wine, it has the lot. Owned and run by Aoife Flaherty and Gerry McMahon, you have to admire the way they have made this very 'Tardis-like' space work for them. Things are a little better now than at the beginning with an small external kitchen giving the staff a little more room to breathe, but it is still bijoux by anyone's standards.
A seven day pilgrimage takes place from September 6 to 13 with spiritual director Fr Karl Burns. The pilgrimage will visit Rome, Assisi, Tuscany, Pisa and Florence.
AFTER A requiem Mass at Vienna’s St Stephen’s Cathedral, the funeral party entered Vienna’s Capuchin Friary (Kapuzinerkirche) after the following “knocking” ceremony.
Folk-pop heavyweight Peter Doran and fellow folk group Arrow in the Sky are taking to the road this August for your auditory pleasure and will be playing across the Midlands including this Sunday August 7 in Danny Byrnes, Mullingar and the Passionfruit Theatre, Athlone on Friday August 12.