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Star Wars, Superman, and the RTÉ Concert Orchestra
The 20TH Century Fox fanfare ends, and blue letters appear on a black screen bearing the legend, 'A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away...', before the silence is ended by a dramatic orchestral flourish which begins one of the most recognisable, and greatest pieces of music ever composed for film.
The loudspeaker crackled and spluttered for a good 10 seconds or more until finally a voice announced the train from Ballina to Dublin would be running 30 minutes late. The news was greeted with cheers and whistles by us Mayo supporters packed together on the platform. We had come from all around the area, men, women and children all wearing the county colours and all determined that nothing was going to spoil our trip to ‘Headquarters’ to see Mayo play Kerry in the All Ireland final.
'Poetry can illuminate people’s lives'
Among the attractions of the upcoming Clifden Arts Festival is the launch of the latest poetry collection by Moya Cannon, entitled Keats Lives and published by Carcanet Press. It is also something of a homecoming, as Moya was a long longtime stalwart of Galway’s literary scene.
Galway Baroque Singers auditions for new members
In preparation for an exciting new term, Galway Baroque Singers will hold auditions for new members in Saint Patrick's Bandroom on Tuesday September 1. Vacancies exist in all sections. For further information and to arrange audition, call Joan on 087 6911460.