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Christmas Concert at Ballinasloe Library

TweetBallinasloe Library was delighted to host the ConTempo Quartet and local soprano Rachel Goode who performed as part of the annual Christmas concert on Thursday, 14th December at 7:30PM. The quartet lead the evening with a magical selection of music and carols, as well as a beautiful

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Soapbox 2017 at Ballinasloe Library

Tweet Ballinasloe EDIC once again hosted this years Soapbox Competition on Friday, 29th September. One of the first regional finals of the competition, 22 competitors took part in total, speaking on the theme of ‘Brexit: Ireland’s Opportunity?’. With 19 speakers in the ’18 and Under’ category, competition

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Strings Festival Success in Ballinasloe Library

Tweet   Ballinasloe Library and Europe Direct Information Centre was delighted to play host to the first Strings Festival this year. Taking place over the course of the 14th and 15th of July, the two days were packed full of events and featured spectacular performances from a

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Monday 12 to Friday 30 June: EU Aid Volunteer photo exhibition, Europe House, Dublin 2

TweetIn cooperation with Comhlámh, the European Commission Representation in Ireland is hosting a photo exhibition on the EU Aid Volunteer initiative. The exhibition features EU volunteers working with organisations across Europe as well as local volunteers working on humanitarian projects across Asia, Africa and Latin America. It

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Poster Competition Winners receive their prizes at Ballinasloe EDIC.

Poster Competition Winners receive their prizes at Ballinasloe EDIC.

TweetEurope Direct Ballinasloe was delighted to collaborate with the Fit Town Team and the two Post Primary Schools in the town to run an ‘Exploring Ballinasloe’ competition. The competition was project based (max 4 people) and the challenge to design a poster which will promote Ballinasloe as

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Timmermans vows Commission support to Ireland

TweetThe Commission will be at Ireland’s side in Brexit negotiations, vows Frans Timmermans, Juncker’s no.2, speaking in Dublin this week. “We know that Ireland is a special case in any Brexit deal. We have a political and moral duty to maintain the Good Friday Agreement and we

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ConTempo Quartet Performance in Ballinasloe Library

Tweet   Hungarian Connections was the title of ConTempo Quartet’s first Spring Lunchtime Recital of 2017 at The Church Gallery on Tuesday February 21st. The works, by Haydn and Bartók were stunningly intense and delivered with gusto and precision by the Galway Ensemble in Residence. Our thoughts

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Exploring Ballinasloe Design Competition

Exploring Ballinasloe Design Competition

TweetBallinasloe has once again entered the race to compete for the title of Galway’s Fittest Town in 2017.  The competition is an initiative of Galway Sports Partnership with the objective of encouraging and supporting people from all areas of our community to get out and get active! 

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Highlights from the EDIC Ballinasloe Christmas Concert

Highlights from the EDIC Ballinasloe Christmas Concert

TweetThe ConTempo Quartet & Guests performed a spectacular Christmas Concert at the Church Gallery, Ballinasloe Library, on December 16th 2016. Here are some highlights featuring Blossom Harp School and Soprano Rachel Goode.    

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St Mary’s Galway student wins regional Soapbox at Ballinasloe EDIC

St Mary’s Galway student wins regional Soapbox at Ballinasloe EDIC

TweetSt. Mary’s College Galway student Mark Gilligan fought off intense competition and an impressive standard of speaking in the 2016 Soapbox under 19 category , held at Ballinasloe EDIC in front of an audience of almost 100.  Anne Marie O’Dwyer of the LGMA was on hand to present

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