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No Fixed Abode present Catch Me If You Can

No Fixed Abode Players present Catch Me if You Can, the hilarious comedy play written by local playwright Margaret McKenna Mullan and directed by Eoin Croffy. The play comes to Roscommon Arts Centre tonight, Friday February 8.

Galway Arts Centre – A year in review at No 47

THE 2012 visual arts programme for Galway Arts Centre proved successful in 2012, running a selection of critically acclaimed exhibitions showcasing emerging, mid-career and prolific artists, working in a variety of mediums.

St Bride’s nursing home

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St Bride’s was situated on Sea Road and was opened in 1916 by Dr William AF Sandys. He was soon joined by Dr Michael O’Malley and by Dr Joseph Watters, who was the anaesthetist. Both doctors Sandys and O’Malley lived in the Crescent, so it was very convenient for them. It was a private nursing and maternity home accepting medical, surgical, and maternity cases. Generations of Galwegians were born here, and many more would have had their tonsils out or their appendix removed here.

Exhibition review: TULCA

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WHAT BECAME Of The People We Used To Be is the title and over-arching thematic question which informs this year’s TULCA visual arts festival which runs until November 23.

City museum to host Jack B Yeats exhibition

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Jack B Yeats was one of the greatest of all Irish artists, and the country’s foremost exponent of Expressionism, and 20 of his works, covering all areas of his career, will soon be on display in the Galway City Museum.

Pretty Pictures @ The Kenny Gallery

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PRETTY PICTURES is the title of a new exhibition by Dean Kelly and Shane Crotty which opens tomorrow at 6pm in The Kenny Gallery in the Liosbán Retail Park, Tuam Road.

New exhibition open at the Custom House

A new exhibition of works by American painter Jill Madden has opened at the Custom House Studios in Westport, and it will run until September 2.

Landing fish at Blackrock

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Our image today is of a painting entitled Morning – Landing Fish at Blackrock, Galway Bay by an English painter named Thomas Rose Miles dated c1895. There is probably a little artistic licence taken but it is a fascinating study of the bay which is very difficult to capture in paint. There is just a thin strip of land visible on the far side, nothing very dramatic, and of course the light and colours change constantly. The sunlit area we see on the Clare coast corresponds to Ballyvaughan and the landmass to the west of that has been darkened for artistic effect. Though they are probably not visible in this reproduction, there are a lot of fishing boats on the bay.

Westmeath’s Miss Ireland receives thanks from Barack

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A former Miss Ireland and Moate native is celebrating a personal letter of thanks from President Barack Obama for the gift of a painting he received following his Irish trip.

Made in Ballinasloe exhibition

THE BALLINASLOE artist collective Group 8 launch their third annual exhibition of art and writing, Made in Ballinasloe, this Saturday at 7pm in The Regency Room in Hayden’s Hotel.

 

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