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Domhnall Gleeson to star in new Enda Walsh play at Galway International Arts Festival

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DOMHNALL GLEESON, best known for his roles in the new Star Wars trilogy, and as the hapless Doofus in Frank of Ireland, will star in Medicine, the new play by Enda Walsh.

New Galway made documentary explores Lady Gregory’s role in the Abbey Theatre

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THREE NUI Galway students - from Ireland, India, and Turkey - will this week launch their new documentary on one of Galway’s most remarkable women - Lady Augusta Gregory.

Clifden railway - An outstanding engineering accomplishment

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Pádraig Pearse’s first visit to Connemara was in 1903, when he was 24 years of age. He was sent there by Conrad na Gaeilge, a nation-wide Irish language movement, then gaining momentum year after year, to examine a group of young teachers from the Ros Muc area, to see if they were fit to teach Irish. When this young romantic man, already with an image of an ‘Irish Ireland’ in his mind, stepped from the train at Maam Cross station, he had a life-changing realisation that this was ‘a little Gaelic kingdom of its own’.

‘Nora is not always visible behind James Joyce. I wanted her in the foreground’

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MENTION NORA Barnacle and four things come to mind: she was from Galway; she was sexually adventurous and advanced for her day; she was the partner and muse of James Joyce; and she never read a word he wrote.

Druid announces new production about poet Eavan Boland, edited by Colm Tóibín

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Druid has announced a new theatrical production, Boland: Journey of a Poet, which will be live streamed from The Mick Lally Theatre, Druid’s home in Galway, from Thursday April 22 to Saturday April 24.

The tragic story of Lindon Bates Jr and Island Eddy

On Friday morning, 30th July, 1915 the body of a ‘well-dressed man’ washed ashore at Island Eddy. The island, which sits at the inner eastern end of Galway Bay had a population of 38 and a total of seven families recorded in the 1911 Census.

Final ten playwrights for Baboró’s You, Fin and the Play Between announced

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The final 10 participants have been selected for You, Fin and the Play Between, the new playwriting programme from Baboró International Arts Festival for Children, Graffiti Theatre and Theatre for Young Audiences Ireland.

New book from Mayo author

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A new book is being published by Art Ó Súilleabháin. The publication is a collection of poetry in English for adults, a collection which Art has been working on for the past number of years.

Three interview tips that will stand you in good stead

All that build-up; the worrying if you have done the right preparation; the self-doubt as you contemplate the magnificence of other (often imagined) candidates; the self-consciousness on the day; and then lights, camera, action and it’s all over before you know it.

Mayo company designs floating green energy solution

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SolarMarine Energy Ltd, an Irish Small-Medium Enterprise (SME) based in Co Mayo, has designed an innovative floating hybrid renewable energy system, which may offer a sustainable low-carbon solution for Irish coastal communities.


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