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‘’It is all about being and looking comfortable’’

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The Galway Races has managed to transcend all other racing festivals in the country and the best dressed lady’s prize is no different. Seasoned attendees at these type of style events will concede that the standard of fashion in Galway is above and beyond what is to be seen at any other track in the country.

Two decades on from epic series Garrymore and Charlestown rekindle championship rivalry

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Twenty years on from what was one of the most epic battles in Mayo club championship history, when Garrymore and Charlestown engaged in a four game classic in the county senior quarter-final that the south Mayo men finally won after 300 minutes of football, the sides will kick-start their 2015 championship campaigns against each other in Garrymore on Sunday. That series has gone down in folklore in Mayo football and there is even one man who played in that series for Charlestown still lining out today, with Aidan Higgins back for another year with the east Mayo men.

Celebrate National Poetry Day with Yeats and Kavanagh

As part of its contribution to Yeats2015, the year-long celebration of one of Ireland’s most beloved poets, Westmeath County Library is delighted to offer the public a chance to hear award-winning poet Noel Monahan give a talk on WB Yeats and Patrick Kavanagh.

Galway teacher to work in Tanzania as part of overseas teaching scheme

Selected from more than 100 entries, Galway secondary school teacher Laoise Martin is one of 10 benefactors of the Folens Overseas Teaching Fund which finances Irish teachers on charitable trips during summer.

New book celebrates the history and genealogy of Partry

The village of Partry is the setting of a story which spawns a thousand tales of descendants and diaspora; each with his or her very own destiny, life path and family tree. This rich historical and genealogical study of more than 200 families is brought to life in more than 500 pages and 20 chapters by Peter Hennelly McLoughlin. The book, Partry People of Co Mayo Family Histories 1856 and Beyond is a comprehensive historical record of the people of Partry, Parish of Ballyovey, and will be officially launched in Partry on August 29.

Galway’s Fulbright scholars

Six students and lecturers from NUI Galway have been awarded Fulbright Scholarships to continue their work in the United Staters.

Finding solace in alcohol and crows

PEOPLE LIKE happy stories - in the same way they like Juicy Fruit chewing gum and fizzy cola bottles. However, it is a terrible idea to live on a diet of artificially sweetened happiness.

SF chooses candidates for two city wards

Sinn Féin will run candidates in all three city wards in the 2014 Local Elections, with Mairéad Farrell and Cathal Ó Conchúir, already selected to stand.

Handel’s Messiah at St Nicholas’s Collegiate Church

ONE OF the highpoints of Galway’s musical calendar and festive season is coming up shortly when Music For Galway, the Irish Baroque Orchestra, and the Resurgam choir join forces for a presentation of Handel’s Messiah at St Nicholas’s Collegiate Church, on Saturday December 8.

Drive for life with Mooney's Driving School

Mooney's Driving School was established in Loughrea in January 1989, in a time of recession similar to today.

 

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