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People of the Tribes: Meet Marguerite.

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I always wanted to follow my heart in life. It was just one of those things. I studied biochemistry and then psychology, but something was missing. I loved what I did, but I wasn't in love with it. I suppose, one day I just said to myself, if you are going to really find your thing, you better do it now. Time is moving along. I just did it. I don't know why, but I switched on the laptop and wrote a children's book.

An animator's exhibition

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DAVID MCLOUGHLIN, the Galway based animator and illustrator, specialising in character design and visual storytelling, is currently exhibiting a selection of his works at the Renzo Café, Eyre Street.

All you need to know about writing children’s books, with the help of Baboró

Whether you’re the adult reading bedtime stories or the child listening attentively and conjuring up wonderful images in your mind, the world of children’s books is a very special place.

People of the Tribes : Meet Marguerite

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Eoin Colfer - Balancing laughs with pathos

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GALWAY THEATRE-goers are in for a treat next weekend at the Town Hall with two performances of the achingly funny and touching drama, My Real Life, written by Eoin Colfer and performed by Don Wycherley.

‘It’s all about me encouraging children to get involved with books’

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PJ Lynch, Ireland's Laureate na nÓg, and an acclaimed book illustrator and artist from Belfast, who has won numerous awards for his work, will launch this year's Baboró International Arts Festival for Children.

Galway illustrator catches the attention of Kim Kardashian

The work of a Galway based illustrator has caught the eye of Kim Kardashian, who is now featuring Nelle McCann's illustrations on her personal website.

Galway illustrator catches the attention of Kim Kardashian

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The work of a Galway based illustrator has caught the eye of Kim Kardashian, who is now featuring Nelle McCann's illustrations on her personal website. Ms McCann was contacted by a representative of the reality TV star a few weeks ago requesting the use of the images.

The Eglinton Canal

One hundred and sixty eight years ago this week, on March 8, work started on the cutting of what we know as the Eglinton Canal. There had been previous attempts to open a passage from the river to the sea. As far back as 1498, the then mayor had a plan to connect the Sandy River with Lough Athalia. It was Alexander Nimmo who first mooted the idea of a canal in 1822. If steamboats could travel from the docks to the Corrib, it would greatly enhance the commercial importance of the city and a valuable connection with the hinterland would be established. His original plan was that this connection would start at the top of Woodquay, where McSwiggan’s is today, go along Eglinton Street and down the west side of Eyre Square to the docks. The cost proved to be prohibitive and there were a lot of objections from people who owned land or a business along the route.

'I'm a bit of a sponge for visual stimulus'

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Until a year ago, the artist David Hill did not know how to send an email, and the internet was something of a mystery to him. Fast forward 12 months and he is now successfully operating both a website and Facebook page, that has seen his art bought by collectors, galleries, and retailers across Britain, Ireland, and the USA.

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