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Lunch time workouts and boxing fit

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I’m back. I haven’t fallen off the wagon and I’m still working my body into a bit of a sweat, working muscles that haven’t been used since Jack Charlton was in charge of the Irish football team and Mary Robinson was president of the nation.

Documentary screening for Education is Not a Crime campaign

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Galway will take part in the global day of action for the Education Is Not A Crime campaign by screening the documentary To Light A Candle tomorrow at 7.30pm in the Salthill Hotel.

Recession makes fundraising very challenging for Cancer Care West, says chief executive

The economic downturn coupled with recent charity controversies has made the task of raising €1 million a year “very challenging” for a local cancer charity which depends significantly on public donations.

The body and soul behind Corp + Anam

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TONIGHT SEES TG4 broadcast the second episode of the gutsy drama series Corp + Anam, written and directed by Darach Mac Con Iomaire and produced by Paddy Hayes’ Magamedia Productions.

RTÉ opens new TV and radio studio in AIT

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RTÉ has commenced a new partnership with Athlone Institute of Technology by opening their new regional TV and radio studio on the college campus this week.

Local writers plan to Pull in the laughs at Linenhall

If you are looking for some fun with a Mayo connection, look no further than Half Solid Productions’ comedy show The Pull, at the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar on Thursday September 25 at 8pm.

Galway peace activists on trial tomorrow

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Galway Alliance Against War members Margaretta D’Arcy and Niall Farrell will appear before Ennis District Court at 10.30am tomorrow (Tuesday June 24).

On The Pull at Ballina Arts Centre

The Pull, the popular comedy show by Liam Horan and John Corless of Half Solid Productions, will be performed at Ballina Arts Centre tonight (Friday) at 8 pm.

Remembering Seamus Heaney

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ALMOST SIX months have passed since the death of the much-loved poet Seamus Heaney and Galway will commemorate his life and work in a gala event at NUI Galway’s Bailey Allen Hall on Wednesday February 26.

The heartless evictions from the Gerrard estate, 1846

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Friday March 13 1846 turned out to be a very unlucky day for the 447 tenants on the Gerrard estate in the townland of Ballinlass, near Mount Bellew Co Galway. Shortly after dawn the sheriff, accompanied by a large force of the 49th Regiment under the command of Captain Browne, and an equally large detachment of police, arrived at ‘the place marked out for destruction.’ Despite the vehement protestations of the people, and their insistence that they had their rent money ready for payment, and that their repeated efforts to pay their rent was refused, the soldiers and police began systematically to demolish their homes, 67 in number. *

 

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