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The west is a place defined by summer. When we call to mind all that we love about the place, we see blue skies and colourful costumes. We sense the sweet smells of exotic foods cooking. We hear the strumming of guitars, the banging of drums. We see the advancing battle for space on the streets of Westport and Castlebar and Ballina and Foxford, as visitors flock in their tens of thousands to sample what is wondrous about this part of Ireland when the sun shines and the days are long.
Galway is a place defined by summer. When we call to mind all that we love about the place, we see blue skies and colourful costumes. We sense the sweet smells of exotic foods cooking in a street kitchen. We hear the strumming of guitars, the banging of drums. We see the advancing battle for space on our streets as visitors flock in their tens of thousands to sample what is wondrous about here when the sun shines.
The biggest loss people are finding during the lockdown is the loss of social, face to face, contact - meeting a friend for coffee, giving someone a hug, going to a gig or to the cinema - but to endure all this, when you are also suffering bereavement, is by any stretch, a double blow and a heavy burden.
PATRICK/PUSSY Braden, love child of an errant priest and a local girl is the most flamboyant character in the border town of Tyreelin. Bored with life in 1970s Ireland, he heads to London in search of his mother and a glamtastic new life.
THE LIVE album is very much a 1970s creature. In a time when your favourite band was unlikely to come to your town, it allowed you the vicarious thrill of 'almost being there' once the needle hit the vinyl.
TOMORROW SEES the opening of Between Worlds, an exhibition by one of Galway's leading artists, Jennifer Cunningham, as part of the Baboró International Festival for Children.
Food quality, why we eat the way we do, industrial food practices, and consumption habits will be explored by the acclaimed British food writer, Bee Wilson, in a public talk at NUI Galway next week.
The truth about the process of dying will be the key topic to be discussed at an event at NUI Galway next week, addressed by bestselling author Dr Kathryn Mannix.
BRANAR TÉATAR Do Pháistí acclaimed show for children, How To Catch A Star, has been selected for the IPAY International Showcase, which takes place in January 2020 in Philadelphia.