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From IKEA to the past — Folk Fiction exhibition comes to the city museum

The touring exhibition Folk Fiction - Translations in Material Cultures, by Galway visual artist Gareth Kennedy has come to Galway City Museum after previously being exhibited at the National Museum of Ireland – Country Life, Kerry County Museum and the National Craft Gallery.

A powerful portrait of survivors of the Kennedy dream

A New York City bar on Valentine’s Day 1974 brings together a remarkable cast of characters as Robert Patrick’s award-winning play Kennedy’s Children comes to the Mullingar Arts Centre on November 22. This will mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F Kennedy.

Saving face

When you look at your face sometimes do you groan inwardly at how drawn it looks? Maybe you have had too many late nights, drank a little too much at that going away party or are recovering from a nasty cold? Or perhaps your facial muscles are just bearing the signs of tension and stress created by mundane activities, such as chewing, grinding your teeth, straining your eyes, even laughing.

Kennedy’s children and ‘the loss of heroes’

The dreams and disillusions of the Sixties’ generation are movingly portrayed in Robert Patrick’s award-winning play Kennedy’s Children which comes to the Town Hall the week after next.

Asian Tea House - a world of difference

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The Asian Tea House on Mary Street is a popular spot and for good reason. Connacht’s Best Restaurant at the RAI Irish Restaurant Awards 2011 still maintains the same high standard, certainly a cut above your average Chinese restaurant.

Five hundred students due to arrive by sea at dawn tomorrow

More than 500 students, faculty, and staff of Semester at Sea® (SAS), the nation’s premier shipboard programme for study abroad, will arrive in Galway at 8:00 am on 31 August for a one day exploration of Galway before also docking in Dublin. Ireland is the first country on the academic voyage itinerary. Sarah Cosgrove, a student from the National University of Ireland (NUI) Galway joined the shipboard community in Halifax where embarkation took place on 23 August. All participants are traveling aboard the MV Explorer, a state-of-the-art passenger ship that Semester at Sea has outfitted as a traveling university.

Nothing thorny about the Mayo Rose

Who doesn’t love a rose? They are colourful, delicate, if not a little prickly.

On the cookery book shelf...

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Thai

Mixt Greens, Newcastle Road

Mixt Greens is a very ambitious food outlet but one which I think may make its mark over time. I say ambitious because when anyone in Ireland starts something new it can take a while before the public gets the full picture. The owner advertises it as an eco restaurant, and while almost everyone praises all things eco we can be quite slow to change our non-eco eating habits. We also know that a healthy diet is beneficial to our overall health, however when it comes to lunch time old habits die hard, ie, lashing into something less healthy with loads of chips, etc.

Experience the Orient at Yindees Downtown

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Yindees Downtown Thai Oriental Restaurant is situated in the archway entrance to the Kilkenny River Court Hotel boasting a superb location right in the heart of the city.

 

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