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Galway International Arts Festival 2022 promises an unforgettable experience for audiences this July
Galway International Arts Festival invites audiences to experience great art once again as the programme for 2022 festival has been announced. The festival will take place from July 11 to 24, and tickets go on sale this Friday, May 13.
Amateur drama fans who have been starved of live performances for the past two years are set for a treat from tomorrow night (Friday March 11) when a selection of the country’s top groups compete in the Claregalway Festival of Drama.
BY DECLAN VARLEY
Ireland West Airport has welcomed the announcement by Ryanair of a new twice weekly service to Milan (Bergamo) in Italy to operate this winter.
Venice Restaurant will reopen for dining on July 5, just in time to celebrate its 10th anniversary. The popular Italian restaurant is currently open for takeaway and the team are looking forward to welcoming diners back to the newly renovated interior next month.
BY Declan Varley
The first book printed in Ireland was The Book of Common Prayer in 1551. As printing became more sophisticated, newspapers became inevitable. The first gazettes were published originally in manuscript – the word gazette being derived from gazetto, a coin of Venice, the amount paid for reading the news. The earliest printed newspapers began to appear around the end of the 16th century. These were small, quarto in size, printed on one or both sides of the page, or of four pages containing intelligence of public interest which were variously called 'Books of Newes', ‘Newe Newes’, 'Wonderful Newes', ‘Bloody Newes out of Ireland’, etc.
Dr. Tony Johnston, Head of Department of Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure Studies, Athlone Institute of Technology, spoke with the Athlone Advertiser this week and outlined how the tourism industry is well placed to lead the post-COVID-19 recovery as economies reopen.
Samuel Langhorne Clemens was an American writer, better known by his pen name, Mark Twain. Among many achievements, he is credited with the saying “travel broadens the mind”. But something we have learned in recent weeks during this Covid-19 ‘lock in’ is that sometimes staying at home can do that too, or at least it can help refocus the mind.