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‘I could not think of marrying such a barbarian.’

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In 1839 Catherine Cohalan, from Aughrim Co Galway, was abducted from her home by a man named James Cohalan probably a cousin. Here her seizure had been agreed by the couple beforehand because Catherine did not want to marry Michael Campbell, a man whom her father had arranged for her to marry the following week.

Galway Film Society - new season, new location

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THE GALWAY Film Society has moved to a new location to screen its new season of films. The Pálás Cinema will now host screenings of the society and Galway can look forward to a diverse range of films from Japan, Switzerland, Russia, France, Germany, and Australia.

'You wouldn’t believe the stuff people admit to, absolutely disgusting!'

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The inimitable Russell Brand breezes into Galway next week with his superlative stand-up show, RE:BIRTH, at Leisureland on Wednesday March 14 at 8pm, where he will deals with such all-encompassing questions as 'What is real?' 'Who are we?' and 'Where did this baby come from?'

‘There are two sides to every fish: the good, buttery part, and the bone’

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Writer Joshua Ferris, who reads at Cúirt this Saturday, has been variously described as "one of America’s sharpest observers of 21st century life" (Daily Express), a "Virgil of the disaffected" (LA Times) and "a gifted satirist very much in touch with the fear and paranoia that undercuts US society" (The Irish Times).

John Behan: the people’s sculptor

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STARTING IN the early seventies and continuing for about 20 years, there was a continuous migration into Galway of extraordinary “blow ins” whose genius and drive transfigured the cultural life of the city.

Energy and emotion dominate Little Theatre’s production of An Enemy of the People

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Athlone Little Theatre 's production of Henrik Ibsen's classic,  An Enemy of the People, as adapted by Arthur Miller, opens this Thursday, October 8 at 8pm.

 

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