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Architecturally designed home overlooking Galway Bay

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Sherry FitzGerald welcomes this substantial detached family residence at Bothar na Greine, Barna, to the market for sale by private treaty. This property is on a 0.86 acre site of well planned established gardens overlooking Galway Bay. Architect designed by Simon J Kelly architects and built in 1998, the residence offers extensive accommodation and takes full advantage of the site and natural features particularly views, aspect, light, and sun.

‘Architecture at the Edge’ festival symposium to generate creative discourse about public spaces

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A keynote event on the first day of the inaugural Architecture at the Edge festival will provide an opportunity for architects, planners, designers, creatives and local communities to talk about the shape of our built environment. The half day symposium entitled ‘Placemaking’ will be held on Friday 29th September at the O’Donoghue Centre NUI, Galway. What makes a great place to live? Who is involved in the making of places in which we live, work and play? How can we make more of our public places? These are just some of the questions to be explored at the symposium.

Architecture at the Edge festival programme announced

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Architecture at the Edge, a new festival designed to help citizens understand the many ways architecture impacts our lives, has launched its inaugural programme. The festival, which runs from September 29 to October 1 throughout County Galway and into County Mayo includes expert-led guided tours, talks, workshops and exhibitions and will offer audiences a unique opportunity to explore homes, buildings and spaces that are not usually open to the public.

The Lion’s Tower

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The Lion’s Tower was part of the old city wall. In the last century, it was situated on Eglinton Street between the Garda Barracks and the Savoy Cinema. Our photograph today, which we show you courtesy of the Board of Works, dates from about 1950 and shows the tower as seen from the yard beside the barracks.

Architecture at the Edge festival programme announced

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Architecture at the Edge, a new festival designed to help citizens understand the many ways architecture impacts our lives, has launched its inaugural programme. The festival, which runs from September 29 to October 1 throughout County Galway and into County Mayo includes expert-led guided tours, talks, workshops and exhibitions and will offer audiences a unique opportunity to explore homes, buildings and spaces that are not usually open to the public.

A gentle kick under the table

Week IV

Kiltartan church celebrates its 175th anniversary

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St Attracta’s Church, Kiltartan was the scene of a joyful outpouring of faith last week as the parish celebrated the 175th anniversary of the opening of the church. The clergy, led by four Mass servers, walked in procession from the old church while the large outdoor bell was rung by Tommy Nolan. The faith journey of the parish was recalled by the chief celebrant, a native of the parish, Canon Martin Downey.

Impressive Maree residence will catch the eye

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DNG Maxwell Heaslip & Leonard’s residential sales team bring to the market one of the most impressive family homes to come to the market in the Oranmore area for quite some time. Located just a short distance from Maree village in a picturesque rural setting, this architect designed house is set on a site of over 0.5 acre, with mature gardens.

Marwa Al-Sabouni - ‘The Power of Home’

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WITH HER country still convulsed by war and destruction, the visit to GIAF of Syrian architect Marwa Al-Sabouni, for a First Thought Talk, will surely prompt keen interest. Al-Sabouni, with her husband and two young children, has continued to live in her home city Homs throughout the war, even as much of it was destroyed in the conflict.

'It’s frightening to explore the more vulnerable spaces of yourself'

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He will play the role of a silent man in an opera at the Galway International Arts Festival. He will appear as an IRA volunteer determined to break out of the Maze prison in the Galway Film Fleadh. He is an essential part of the Druid Ensemble team of actors. Yet Aaron Monaghan admits acting was something he came into “at the very last minute”.

 

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