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‘An unbroken history of more than one hundred years’

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In 1831 Patrick Broderick, from Loughrea, was charged with insurrectionary crimes at the Galway Assizes, and cruelly sentenced to spend the rest of his life in a criminal colony ‘beyond the seas’ in New South Wales, Australia. He was barred from ever returning to his native land. His wife Mary, son John and daughters Ann and Catherine, were left destitute on the infamous Clanricarde estate, one with more than 2,000 tenants.

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‘For the first time ever I felt fear in the theatre’

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‘After a pantomime rehearsal one year I was asked to lock up as the director was in a hurry. A young lady asked me to allow her stay another while in the old Green Room to finish her costume. I reluctantly agreed, telling her to make sure that the lights and heaters were off before she left.

Castlebar celebrates success of Wild Atlantic Words

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Capacity audiences and first class events marked this year's Wild Atlantic Words festival in Castlebar.

Ballinrobe Racecourse publish book to mark 100th anniversary

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To celebrate their 100th anniversary, Ballinrobe Racecourse has this week published A History in the Making – a beautiful collection of memoirs, photographs, historical facts and behind the scenes snippets from the Mayo racecourse.

Castlebar celebrates Wild Atlantic Words

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A six-day feast of literature is promised for this year's Wild Atlantic Words Festival in Castlebar which runs from Tuesday (October 5) to Sunday (October 10).

Green light for Wild Atlantic Words festival

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With festivals and events being cancelled across the board, Wild Atlantic Words has come up trumps with the news that the acclaimed literary festival is to go ahead in Castlebar from October 5 to 10.

When the future met the past — the Ireland in Colour phenomenon

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A historian and a technologist walked into a bar... Well actually, they didn’t. In fact, the two of them have only met up face to face in the last week having spent the last year being remotely apart yet firmly at the centre of Irish publishing’s biggest success.

Local historian launches booklet during National Heritage Week

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Heritage Week has concluded with Westmeath once again out performing other counties in terms of the variety and quality of activities.

Catherine Corless to launch her memoir in Galway

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CATHERINE CORLESS, the historian whose work brought to light the deaths and burials of hundreds of children at the Bon Secours Mother and Baby Home in Tuam, and which led to the establishment of the Mother and Baby Homes Commission, will launch a memoir this month.

 

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