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CATHERINE FLEMING may only be 18 years old, but already she has had three exhibitions, and her fourth, currently running in the Providence Market Kitchen on St Augustine Street, reveals her increasingly bold use of colour and abstraction.

Who is afraid of Liam O’Flaherty?

WHO IS afraid of Liam O’Flaherty? The Irish government in the 1920s for one, banning several of the Aran Islander’s novels during this period.

Culture Night open mic

GALWEGIANS WHO have written stories or poems, and who would like to read them before an audience, have an opportunity to do so on Culture Night.

Auditions for The Producers

GALWEGIANS WHO would like a chance of starring in The Producers, the hilarious Mel Brooks comedy-musical can try out for auditions next week.

Call for minimum pricing to reduce human cost of alcohol related harm

The introduction of minimum pricing for alcohol will contribute to reducing the “huge” human and economic cost of alcohol related harm, it was claimed this week.

The importance of iodine in pregnancy

According to the most recent research, pregnant women who are deficient in iodine are more likely to give birth to children with lower IQs and reading abilities. Iodine is necessary for optimal thyroid function. It is an essential element in the production of thyroid hormones, which are needed for normal brain growth and development in the foetus. Iodine deficiency during pregnancy has been associated with increased incidence of miscarriage, stillbirth, and may cause neuro-developmental problems. In extreme cases of iodine deficiency, the congenital condition cretinism can occur, which results in irreversible learning disability.

New novel from Galway based writer

WHO IS Alice?, the debut novel by Galway based writer Miranda Manning has just been published by Poolbeg press.

Clara visit from the Cat in the Hat

Last year Clara Musical Society had Nazi Sympathising singing pigeons in their hilarious production of Mel Brookes’ The Producers and there will be plenty of birds on stage again this year but of a one hundred percent family friendly variety when the curtain rises next Tuesday night, April 9, for Seussical the musical. Now in their 43rd year, Clara MS are never afraid to take on new and lesser known pieces and this year is no exception. Based on the stories and characters of Dr Seuss the show will come to life with children’s favourites like Horton the Elephant, The Cat in the Hat, JoJo, Yertle the Turtle, and the Grinch to name but a few.

Who is Afraid of the Big Bad Woods?

WHO IS Afraid of The Big Bad Woods? is the intriguing title of Maev Lenaghan’s exhibition in the University Hospital Galway Arts Corridor.

Irish road traffic victims to be remembered

Westmeath is to play its part in the World Day of Remembrance for road traffic victims with a candlelight vigil and tree planting ceremony at Belvedere House, just outside Mullingar at 4pm on Sunday, November 18.

 

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