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Cúirt will not to go ahead ‘in its physical form’

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The Cúirt International Festival of Literature, which was to run from April 20 to 25, will not take place “in its physical form this year” owing to the coronavirus lockdown and restrictions.

Join the ever-growing nail and beauty industry

Naoise Martin, owner, lead nail technician, and beauty therapist at Glam Gals, has been in the industry for more than 20 years. Noticing it was very difficult to find good staff qualified in nail extensions, she decided to open her own training academy in 2015 which she now runs together with her beauty salon on Shop Street, Galway.

Launch of Táin Bó Fliodhaise – The Cattle Raid of Mayo

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Lá Fhéile Bríde, marked the official launch of the ‘Táin Bó Fliodhaise – The Cattle Raid of Mayo’ project in Ballina Arts Centre.

Landscapes of the Gamhanraidh in Erris and Beyond

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Táin Bó Fliodhaise - The Cattle Raid of Mayo - is an exhibition of paintings by Diana Taylor, Anthony Brogan and school children from Gleann na Muaidhe, Ros Dumhach and Ceathrú Thaidhg national schools which will be launched this evening (Friday) at 8pm in Ballina Arts Centre and will run to March 2.

O Conaire statue — an icon that straddles old and new Galway

Even though parents and grandparents would have you believe that there was no gallivanting in their days and that there was no sex in Ireland before Wanderly Wagon, there isn’t a house in Ireland that doesn’t have a fading greying naturally sepia-tic photograph of Granny draped erotically around the shoulders of Padraic O Conaire, the statue, not the man. 

The Beauty Lounge — an oasis in the heart of the city

To run and manage a beautiful city centre salon is the stuff of dreams for ambitious and talented beauty therapists, and for two Galway city businesswomen, it is a dream come true.

Theatre and musical treats coming up in Ballina

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On Saturday, April 20 at 8pm multi-talented, Scottish-born guitarist and singer-songwriter Dick Gaughan will be taking to the stage in the Ballina Arts Centre. Gaughan’s songs are known for the passion and political conviction he puts into them and his music has been recorded by the likes of Billy Bragg, Christy Moore, Mary Black, Roy Bailey, and Capercaillie. Tickets cost from €12 to €15 and booking is essential.

Medals come home to Mayo

There will be a number of medals coming home to Mayo from the Special Olympics World Games in Athens next week. Four Mayo athletes — Deirdre Gannon, Paul Kavanagh, Mary McDermott and Deirdre Gannon — are taking part in a hectic few days of competition.

The Táin by Louis le Brocquy at Ballina Arts Centre

Throughout the month of October, Ballina Arts Centre will host The Táin, an exhibition by Louis le Brocquy, selected works from the Niland Collection, on loan from The Model Arts and Niland Gallery, Sligo.

Book launch

The Minister for Rural, Community and Gaeltacht Affairs, Éamon Ó Cuív, will formally launch Deirdre agus Mic Uisnigh, the new graphic novel by Colmán Ó Raghallaigh, on Friday April 24 in Claremorris Library at 8pm.


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