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How Ireland lost thirty nine famous paintings

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The sinking of the Lusitania on May 7 1915, off the Cork coast, by a German submarine electrified Ireland, Britain and America. In Ireland, the fact that German submarines were lurking so close to the Irish shore, added fuel to the propaganda that Germany was planning to invade the country. It spurred recruitment into the armed forces. In Britain, the shameful practice of using passenger liners to carry munitions across the Atlantic without telling the passengers they were in effect travelling on a British war ship, was to come to an end.

Comedian Terry Alderton to play Róisín Dubh

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TERRY ALDERTON, the astonishingly original British comedian with seemingly multiple personalities, and an off-beat brain that unleashed lets loose comedy gold every time, is coming back to Galway.

US Ambassador to face protests in city today

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The United States Ambassador to Ireland will face a peace protest, in opposition to American wars across the world, when he arrives in the city today to address a Galway Chamber business lunch.

Top American roots band for foot-stomping Castlebar show

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For an evening of American roots and foot-stomping old-time music, look no further than the top US group Foghorn Stringband, who are set to perform at the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar on Wednesday May 13 at 8pm.

Transatlantic cable is a ‘game changer’ for Mayo economy

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The construction of a €279 million super fast transatlantic cable to greatly boost data speeds between Europe and the US, has been described as a game changer for the Mayo economy.

Booker listed Joseph O’Neill returns to Cúirt

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IRISH AUTHOR Joseph O’Neill, who has previously been long listed for the Booker, will take part in a public interview for the Cúirt International Festival of Literature.

How we breathe affects so many aspects of our everyday health, says local expert as World Asthma Day approaches

A Galway based bestselling author claims that the secret to weight loss, fitness, and wellness lies in the most basic and most overlooked function of our bodies - how we breathe.

M&S to sell Sheridan’s products across Britain

Sheridan’s Cheesemonger’s Brown Bread Crackers have been included in the M&S range of branded artisan products in more than 400 M&S stores in Britain and Ireland.

US Ambassador to be guest speaker at Chamber lunch

US Ambassador to Ireland, Kevin O’Malley will be the guest speaker at the Galway Chamber Spring Business Lunch on Monday next April 27 in Hotel Meyrick, Eyre Square, Galway at 12.30 pm.

Kodaline add second Big Top concert date

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KODALINE HAVE added a second show at the Galway International Arts Festival Big Top, and will now play on Friday July 17 alongside the already sold-out Saturday 18 show.

 

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