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Major boost for IWAK with announcement of three new routes and additional flights

Passenger numbers at Ireland West Airport Knock are due to exceed 750,000 a year for the first time in the airport’s history following yesterday’s announcement by Ryanair of three new routes from the airport, along with increased flights on its Knock-London services.

Westport Civic Trust

The next talk in the series of winter lectures will be Unearthing the Ancient Celts. It will be given by Professor John Waddell of NUI Galway, and will be on Tuesday February 21 at 8pm at The Atlantic Coast Hotel.

Friedrich Engels and his forgotten journey to County Galway

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Friedrich Engels is best known as the author of The Conditions Of The Working Class in England and as the co-author, along with Karl Marx, of The Communist Manifesto, but one of his least well known writings is about Galway, describing the county and its people in the aftermath of The Famine.

Cois Cladaigh perform in FC Schalke’s stadium

FC Schalke 04 are one of the most popular football clubs in Germany, but on June 5 their stadium will not be hosting a match, but performances by choirs, including Galway’s Cois Cladaigh.

The fall of the Berlin Wall

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On August 13 1961, people in the Allied sector of Berlin awoke to find their part of the city completely surrounded by barbed wire. Within days construction began on a large edifice the world would soon know as The Berlin Wall.

 

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