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In the wake of Paris, all human lives matter

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Insider was going to write an article examining the electoral prospects of some of the politicians in Galway West who will be fighting for the constituency's last two seats, but in the wake of the Paris massacre, writing about an election that is still months away, seems, just now, a little frivolous.

Galway Muslims condemn Paris terrorist attacks

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The Galway Ahmadiyya Muslim community has condemned last weekend's terrorist attacks in Paris, describing the shootings and bombings that left 129 dead, as "barbaric" and "unprecedented".

Battle of the Bands at Maldron Hotel Galway tonight

Maldron Hotel Galway in Oranmore will be holding a Battle of the Bands tonight, Thursday November 5 in Aid of Galway Hospice.

Holocaust survivor Reichental to give talk in city on Sunday

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A survivor of the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, will give a talk about his experience of the Holocaust in the Seminar Room of the Irish Centre for Human Rights at NUI Galway on Sunday, 8 November at 1pm.

White poppies for peace to be sold in Galway

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Red poppies are worn in remembrance of the dead of WWI but for many the symbol is considered a glorification of war or a way of avoiding acknowledging its horrors and devastation, and so the white poppy has become an alternative.

Otello and Henry V live @ The Eye

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TWO WORKS by Shakespeare - one by the man himself, another an operatic adaptation by Giuseppe Verdi, being performed in different countries - one in England, the other in the USA, will both be shown at The Eye Cinema.

Familiar faces square off again in hurling decider

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The Mayo hurling fraternity will be out in force on Sunday afternoon, when the latest chapter in one of the greatest battles of the ages is written in east Mayo. The meeting of these two near neighbours in the county decider has become an annual event in recent times, with the hosts on Sunday having the upper hand in recent years. Tooreen may be the grandaddies of the game in the county with 27 titles under their belts, but Ballyhaunis are most certainly the team of this millennium, having won all of their 10 titles since 2002.In that time span they have put together a three-in-a-row run and more impressively a five-in-a-row sequence stretching from 2008 through to 2012. The team that stopped them making it six-in-a-row was, of course, Tooreen who claimed their first title in 10 years in 2013 with a memorable 4-10 to 1-6 win in Ballyhaunis.

Roger Waters The Wall @ IMC Cinema

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ROGER WATERS The Wall unfolds on many levels – an immersive concert experience of the classic Pink Floyd album, a road movie of Waters' reckoning with the past, and a stirring anti-war film.

One man show Bassam is not to be missed

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Powerful and affirming, Bassam is a one-man show based on the true story of Bassam Aramin, a Palestinian peace activist whose daughter was killed by a border soldier in 2007. You can see this exceptional piece of theatre at the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar on Thursday, October 15 at 8pm. 

Raging Sons @ Monroe’s Live

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RAGING SONS, the Limerick alternative-rock quintet who reached the final stages of the renowned Indie Week Battle of the Bands competition this year, play Monroe’s Live on Saturday September 26 at 9pm.

 

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