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Education is exciting, but probably better to leave the Minister at home

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Ms Avril Forrest took her first religion class in the Jes when the school chaplain Fr Derek Cassidy was on sick leave. Famine in Africa, and how the West should respond, was the issue of the day. The class unanimously insisted that the Vatican should sell all its assets, and give the money to relieve world hunger.

Fearless comedy from Blue Teapot

Blue Teapot Theatre Company’s romantic comedy Sanctuary is a candid exploration of some of the issues which affect the lives of people with intellectual disability. The play, which features a cast of actors with intellectual disabilities, is currently enjoying a run at the Blue Teapot Theatre in Muster Avenue as part of the Galway Arts Festival.

Lady Gregory’s Secret, and other frailties...

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If anyone thought that academics sharing their enthusiasm for the landscape, writers and artists associated with Coole Park, Co Galway, would be boring and stuffy, they had a surprise last weekend. There were some jaw-dropping moments when Lady Augusta Gregory’s secret love affair was revealed; and when WB Yeats went off the rails in the years following her death, and had a series of love affairs.

Race to replace Whelan hots up with two more names

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The anticipated re-elevation of John Dolan to the county council chamber will no longer be the rubber-stamped formality he might have hoped for with the news this week that at least two more candidates are to contest the vacant seat - including one from his home base of Castledaly.

Hats off to Loughrea millinery sensation

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People can view the creations of an award winning County Galway milliner, who has worked with internationally acclaimed Philip Treacy, at his pop-up shop at Brown Thomas.

Hootenanny @ Campbell’s

THE AMERICANA Music & Arts Month at Campbell’s Tavern, Cloughanover, will end on a high note with shows from Mr William’s Goodtime String Band and The Midnight Cowboys.

An evening with Julian Lloyd Webber

Cellist Julian Lloyd Webber’s 60th birthday gala at London’s Royal Festival Hall earlier this year was, in his words, a celebration of the “beautiful, temperamental instrument” that dominates his life. Now Julian brings the instrument - the Barjansky Stradivarius cello, dated 1690 - which famously gets its own seat on airplanes - on his Irish tour, Travels With My Cello: An Evening with Julian Lloyd Webber. The tour begins at the Royal Theatre, Castlebar, on Wednesday, November 2, at 8pm.

Motor cycle racing to take over the roads this weekend

This weekend will see the Specials.ie Race of the South at Walderstown Athlone take to the roads.

Westport farmer is Connacht Gold Quality Milk Supplier of the Year

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Westport dairy farmer Michael Lyons has won the top award in the Connacht Gold Milk Quality Awards. Mr Lyons came top of the class among the 875 milk producers who supplied Connacht Gold in 2010.

Westport farmer is Connacht Gold Quality Milk Supplier of the Year

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Westport dairy farmer Michael Lyons has won the top award in the Connacht Gold Milk Quality Awards. Mr Lyons came top of the class among the 875 milk producers who supplied Connacht Gold in 2010.

 

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