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Peadar O’Dowd, the passing of an old Galwegian

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Peadar O’Dowd’s credentials for writing about Galway were impeccable. One of four children, Nono, Willie, Martin and Peadar, born to their parents John and Bridget, he grew up in Bohermore and was always grateful for the fact. He lived his life there and throughout that life would celebrate the area and its people in hundreds of articles and interviews he published in various newspapers and journals.

Bauer Media Audio agrees to acquire iRadio

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Radio giant Bauer Media Audio agrees to acquire regional youth station iRadio

The radio ownership market in the region was boosted yesterday with the news that Bauer Media Audio Ireland has entered into an agreement to acquire iRadio, the youth music station serving listeners spanning the North East, Midlands and North West. The acquisition is subject to customary closing conditions including regulatory approval.

Renowned comedian Conal Gallen brings ‘Up The Poll’ show to Tuar Ard Arts Centre

Renowned comedian Conal Gallen and his writing partner son Rory have just written their seventh comedy play and it is certain to hilariously entertain the Tuar Ard Arts Centre audience when it performs at the venue on September 15.

Renowned comedian Conal Gallen brings 'Up The Poll' show to Tuar Ard

Renowned comedian Conal Gallen and his writing partner son Rory have just written their seventh comedy play and it is certain to hilariously entertain the Tuar Ard Arts Centre audience when it performs at the venue on September 15.

Blue Raincoat Theatre Company presents “Happy Days” by Samuel Beckett at The Town Hall Theatre

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Blue Raincoat, one of Ireland's most celebrated theatre companies, and the only full-time ensemble are delighted to present “Happy Days” by Samuel Beckett at The Town Hall Theatre on Tuesday February 21 as part of a national tour.

The boy from the Jes, who became the voice of Germany

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The late Billy Naughton, College Road, said he spluttered into his cup of tea, when he instantly recognised the upper-class, nasal drawl, of William Joyce reporting continuous Nazi victories on Radio Hamburg, Reichsrundfunk, during its English-language broadcast in October 1939. He was ridiculed as ‘Lord Haw-Haw’ and was the butt of Musical Hall jokes, yet he was listened to and despised for his clever mix of fact and lies.

Bankruptcy and scandal plagued the brilliant Wilde family

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‘Westward Ho! Let us rise with the sun, and be off to the land of the west - to the lakes and streams - the grassy glens and fern-clad gorges - the bluff hills and rugged mountains - now cloud-capped, then revealed in azure, or bronzed by evening’s tints, as the light of day sinks into the bold swell of the Atlantic….’

How Sir William’s ‘moral chloroform’ seduced a young woman

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‘ The case is exciting intense interest, and already the sheriff is over-powered with applications for admission to the court, but the police have taken precautions to prevent any undue overcrowding’.

Joyce to join Connacht

Connacht Rugby has announced an agreement to sign Bristol Bears second row Joe Joyce for the start of the 2023/24 season.

 

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