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CHI brings East to West for Chinese New Year

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The Chinese New Year takes place next Monday January 23 with the long awaited arrival of the Year of the Dragon. Coinciding with the Dragon’s arrival Catherine O’Brien of Galway’s Da Tang Noodle House will launch a sister-company CHI Asian Take-Away to offer the delights of the East to the west side of the city.

Progress in Vietnamese adoption issue will help Galway families, says Healy Eames

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Fine Gael Galway Senator Fidelma Healy Eames, has this week welcomed the news that the adoptions of Vietnamese children to Ireland may soon be resumed as signalled by Minister for Children Frances Fitzgerald, following her visit to Vietnam last week.

St Mary’s College, almost one hundred years old

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Our photograph today shows the St Mary’s College hurling team which won the competition played between their school, Garbally, and St Flannan’s in 1924. The diocesan magazine The Mantle published this image and provided an update on the players in 1959, so the notes after their names describe their status in 1959.

A brilliant return to Galway for My Brilliant Divorce

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There will be a homecoming in more ways than one when Jasango Theatre present a new version of Geraldine Aron’s My Brilliant Divorce on Tuesday November 1 at The Town Hall. Jasango Theatre was founded in Galway in 2009 by Jasmin Finn and Angela Ryan; they have since gone on to make a name for themselves on the national touring circuit. Following great success with Bombshells - including a two-year tour of Ireland, a summer residency at Fota House, and an American tour culminating in awards for Best Play and Best Ensemble in the 2010 Bethlehem Press Awards - Jasango are on track for another hit with this wittily observant and achingly funny play.

Lelia Doolan to launch Lady Gregory Autumn Gathering next week

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Lelia Doolan, the renowned film producer, lecturer, theatre director, and a woman whose energy fizzles if confronted by a cause she feels needs a champion, will launch the 17th Lady Gregory Autumn Gathering on Friday September 23.

Tom Paxton Songs for every age

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TOM PAXTON, one of the enduring legends of American folk music, is coming to the Town Hall at the end of this month for what promises to be a real treat for concert-goers.

Castlebar Rotary Club

Two Castlebar consultants will be travelling to Somalia in November to run specialist clinics to help and support local medical staff. Dr Meabh Ní Bhuinneain is a consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist. She has a lot of experience in Kenya and has been involved in building up existing health care structures in the Londiani region. Mr Paul O’Grady is a consultant in trauma and orthopaedic surgery. He has previously worked in Vietnam, Middle East, and Kenya. Their key objective is to help provide sustainable relief through resourcing and training existing medical staff. The Rotary Club of Castlebar, of which Mr O'Grady is a member, will run a church gate collection on Saturday/Sunday September 17 and 18 supporting this worthwhile project.

The Best Restaurant in Connaught for 2011

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This is the award that owners Terry Commons and Alan Wong won just a few weeks ago at The Restaurants Association of Ireland Awards ceremony in Dublin.

New menu offerings in Asian Tea House and €500 for a Boogaloo Burger invention

I visited two city centre restaurants last week to see what changes they were making for their menu in 2011.

Healy Eames calls on Adoption Authority to speed up assessments

Fine Gael Galway senator Fidelma Healy Eames has called on the new Adoption Authority to begin by streamlining aspects of the adoption process.

 

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