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THE HENRY Girls have played Galway many times, but this weekend sees the Donegal folk/trad trio of sisters make their debut in Kinvara with a gig in the village community centre.
TOM PORTMAN, the acclaimed guitarist, whose music fuses blues, folk, swing, classical, Asian, and trad, will play The Courthouse, Kinvara, tomorrow at 8pm.
Former All Ireland winner and Galway legend, Gerry McInerney, is set to shave off his moustache for the first time in his adult life in order to raise funds for the memorial family fund of his friend and teammate, Tony Keady.
The ongoing and totally unacceptable impasse between Galway county board and the Leinster council in hurling took a new twist this week with the news that city club Liam Mellows has tabled a motion to the county convention on December 12 to move to Munster in 2018, if the county’s minor and U21 hurling teams are not admitted into Leinster.
Fifty years ago this weekend, on October 1 1966 to be precise, the last issue of the Galway Observer newspaper was published. It was founded in 1881, published on a Thursday (which was a half day in Galway) and circulated extensively in the city and county. In 1905 it declared itself as the “official advertising medium for the following public bodies – The Galway County Council, The Galway Town Council, Galway Rural District Council and Board of Guardians, Loughrea Rural District Council and Board of Guardians, Gort Rural District Council and Board of Guardians, Clifden Rural District Council and Board of Guardians, Galway Harbour Board, etc, etc.
Kinvara Skincare is a home-grown natural skincare brand which has been steadily gaining a cult following since it was founded in the place where it gets its name by Dr Joanne Reilly in 2012. The brand combines the healing power of plants with a scientific approach, which has certainly proved a hit with customers and Kinvara Skincare products are now stocked in more than 320 pharmacies and health shops nationwide.
South Galway GAA club Kinvara is running a monster auction on Sunday in the Kinvara Community Centre at 2pm to help raise funds for its new pitch development.
Galway hurling legend Gerry McInerney was on hand this week to officially launch the new Belmullet hurling club website www.belmullethurling.ie. The Kinvara native who won back-to-back All-Ireland medals with the Tribesmen in 1987 and 1988 said he was delighted to support a rural club that was at the heart of the community.
Kinvara GAA is hosting its second annual Kinvara Road Hurling Festival this June. This road hurling event, which proved a huge success last year, will be held from June 12 to 14, showcasing some of Galway’s finest hurlers.