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Is there any better place for an EU-subsidised arts festival than Galway?

7 March 2020

9:00 AM

7 March 2020

9:00 AM

I was still digesting my delicious breakfast (kippers, poached eggs and soda bread — all local) when the sad news reached our party of freeloaders (sorry, I mean distinguished international journalists): a force ten gale was blowing in, so tonight’s opening ceremony on the headland by the harbour had been cancelled.

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