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French soldiers in World War I carried Joan of Arc’s image into battle at Ardennes, at Charleroi, at the Marne. They wore medals bearing her face around their necks, and tucked her picture into the pockets of their uniforms.
Geraldine Neeson, whose family kept theatre people when they visited Cork, described Mícheál MacLiammóir ‘as beautiful as a young god’, and his companion Hilton Edwards as a man endowed ‘with exuberant spirit and all-embracing gestures,’ diplomatically hinting that perhaps he was somewhat less prepossessing.
Athlone Town Football Club has unveiled plans to create a community football programme, the Athlone Town FC Football Foundation, which will focus on engaging with the community through soccer coaching sessions.
The You’re A Champ competition, organised by the Midlands Regional Youth Service, celebrated its 10th year of teamwork, youth participation, and fun last Friday.
THE IRISH cultural landscape towards the end of the 19th century was in a state of powerful transformation. While the period directly following the Act of Union in 1800 may have represented the best era of civil government in British/Irish history, it also saw Ireland being stripped of its political capital leaving it open to the economic failure that resulted in the Great Famine.
When GMIT marine-biology mature-student Cathal McCarthy started his work placement in the National Aquarium of Ireland, Galway last February, he did not think that he would end up restoring a traditional Galway gleoiteog which had lay on display, unfinished, upstairs at the aquarium.
Following the success of its foundation course in psychotherapy last year, one of the country’s most prestigious training organisations in psychotherapy has now established its foundation course in counselling in Galway.
FIVE WOMEN, one hen night, and too many secrets. These are the key ingredients of Jimmy Murphy’s latest play, The Hen Night Epiphany, which comes to the Town Hall next week in a production from Dublin’s Focus Theatre.