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PROJECT TITLE: Old graveyard conservation. Present situation: The remains consist of a long rectangular church, probably of medieval date. When the church went out of use the interior was used as a burial ground. Not it too is no longer in use and has become neglected over the years. The last burial there was in… Read more »

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The Paradox of our Time The paradox of our time in history is that we have taller buildings, but shorter tempers; wider freeways, but narrower viewpoints. We spend more, but have less; we buy more, but enjoy it less. We have bigger houses and smaller families; more conveniences, but less time; We have more degrees,… Read more »

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13/07/2018 Guest Blog: Wires Crossed ‘A Balancing Act for Europe’ > Ulla Hokkanen The Second Wires Crossed Erasmus+ Project Kicks Off By Claire Sheehan & Ulla Hokkanen Last week, Galway Community Circus kicked off its second Erasmus+ strategic partnership project for Wires Crossed – A Balancing Act for Europe. Partners from Belgium, Germany and France… Read more »

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PRESS RELEASE Monday 2nd July 2018   THE GALWAY RACES SUMMER FESTIVAL 2018 Monday 30th July to Sunday 5th August 4 weeks to go!   WHAT’S NEW THIS SUMMER?   Be Part of Ireland’s Largest Horse Racing Festival The Countdown to Ireland’s Largest Horse Racing Festival has begun. This year see’s the 149th running of the Galway Races (next… Read more »

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Hi all again, I hope everybody is keeping well and enjoying the fabulous spell of fine weather. I haven’t much too talk about this week. Really happy to be alive and kicking and while yes every day is a struggle for us, we are coping. Some days are good and some days are bad and… Read more »

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Daisy Chains by thereluctantemigrant Earlier this week I left the 52 degrees of Qatar and looked forward to arriving home to a nice damp 17 degrees with a drizzle. It wasn’t to be, we pulled into the coach station to a splintering 29degrees and not a promise of rain. As we reluctantly discarded our fleecy… Read more »

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Though town and city gardens are quite small as rule, they also have many advantages such as being more sheltered and warmer (as a result of buildings and tarmacadam retaining heat during the day and much like storage heaters, releasing this stored heat into the garden by night). They also require less maintenance by the… Read more »

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It every girl’s dream and every parent’s nightmare, prom. Call it what you want, I called it the debs, others called it graduation and more called it passing out.  The passing out part was what I was afraid of. Back in my day the debs was an awkward affair, firstly you had to ask a… Read more »

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