The sounds and music of our Celtic ancestors

Lifestyle - Judy Murphy meets a couple who have a passion for ancient music instruments If you happen to have some weird looking old bronze pipes lying about a barn or an attic and...

Christine kits out cast in style for musical comedy

If you want a job done, give it to a busy woman. That saying certainly applies to Christine Bourke-Clancy, who is in charge of costumes for the latest show from the Patrician Musical Society....

Galway In Time Gone By – A browse through the archives of the Connacht...

1914 Was it ass flesh? A peculiar case was heard at Gort Petty Sessions when a local butcher named Martin Kelly was fined 5s. and 13s. 6d. costs for having sold meat which was...

Donkeys in a class of their own for Clare

Lifestyle -    Judy Murphy meets a family whose passion for donkeys is helping change attitudes to this former beast of burden When 29-year-old Clare Heneghan was a child, she asked her parents, JJ and...

Galway In Time Gone By – A browse through the archives of the Connacht...

1914 Equal rights At the Urban Council meeting, the Secretary read a list of the names of the men who assisted in extinguishing the Claddagh fire, and it was ordered that the men be...

Anne aims to create new energy at An Taibhdhearc

Playwright Tom Murphy was named as the new patron of An Taibhdhearc at an event on Monday evening to launch the Irish-language theatre’s programme of events for 2014. This is the...


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