Cruinniú na nÓg 2021 - ‘Let's get creative, Galway’

Thu, Jun 03, 2021

Children across Galway city and county will celebrate Cruinniú na nÓg - a national day of creativity for children and young people – with a host of free online events and workshops on Saturday June 12.

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Lasta - a new festival in Galway, for young people, by young people

Mon, May 31, 2021

RISING GALWAY indie band NewDad, Hardy Bucks star and comedian Owen Colgan, and photographer Ruth Medjber are among those who will be taking part in an exciting new festival - Leasta, created for young people, by young people.

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Galway to celebrate Africa Day 2021 virtually

Tue, May 25, 2021

Africa Day 2021, a day to showcase the vibrant cultural heritage of Africa and the contribution made to Irish society by African communities and people of African descent, takes place this week.

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Mayhem - Galway Community Circus youth festival returns with in person and online events

Thu, May 20, 2021

Mayhem - Galway Community Circus youth circus festival returns from Saturday May 22 to Sunday May 30 with a mixture of in person events - the first such events in the city since late last year - and online shows.

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Galway Pride 2021 - all Galway is welcome to take part

Thu, May 20, 2021

Organisations and “passionate individuals” throughout Galway are being asked to consider taking part in this year's Galway Pride festivities.

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Athenry and Loughrea’s mediaeval heritage to benefit from funding

Thu, May 20, 2021

Athenry’s mediaeval walls and heritage are set to benefit from Government funding, as is the mediaeval heritage of Loughrea.

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Galway Early Music Festival to celebrate 25th anniversary

Thu, May 13, 2021

THE GALWAY Early Music Festival will mark it’s 25th anniversary this year, with an online festival of concerts, workshops, and zoom events, from Friday May 21 to Sunday May 23.

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Galway to celebrate its links with Brittany via online festival

Tue, May 11, 2021

GALWAY AND Brittany, two regions with shared landscapes, cultures, and histories will celebrate their links with a series of online events this weekend.

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Galway 2020 closes with a handover ceremony live on TG4

Thu, May 06, 2021

Galway and Rijeka in Croatia will pass the title of European Capital of Culture to Esch in Luxembourg, Kaunas in Lithuania and Novi Sad in Serbia, with a ceremony to be broadcast on TG4.

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Galway International Arts Festival moves to autumn for 2021

Thu, May 06, 2021

For the second year running, the Galway International Arts Festival will take place in the autumn, with the city’s premiere arts events running from August 28 to September 18.

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Thriving through Digital Transformation is theme of AtlanTec Festival 2021

Thu, Apr 15, 2021

itag has announced Thriving through Digital Transformation as the theme of AtlanTec Festival 2021, taking place in May 17th-21st 2021.

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RISE - Galway’s children co-creating events with artists

Thu, Mar 25, 2021

GALWAY CHILDREN will be dancing, leaping, learning, and playing with local and international artists this spring, as part of the exciting RISE programme of events.

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A Piece of You - CELLISSIMO for children

Thu, Mar 18, 2021

GREG SINCLAIR is an award-winning performance artist, composer and cellist from Edinburgh, Scotland. He makes performance work in a variety of ways, with a focus on music, sound and movement. His work is often made in collaboration with other artists, children, young people, community members, or its audience. Greg also composes music for theatre and performs in other companies’ work. Here he tells us about his piece in CELLISSIMO.

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New curator announced for TULCA 2021

Tue, Mar 16, 2021

EOIN DARA, head of exhibitions at Dundee Contemporary Arts, and who has curated exhibitions at The Mac in Belfast, has been appointed curator of the 2021 TULCA Festival of Visual Arts.

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The Galway Advertiser and Galway City Council St Patrick's Day Takeover!

Mon, Mar 15, 2021

ST PATRICK'S Day will be an online celebration this year. So as we have to do without the parade, the pageantry, and the festivities, we are delighted to announced that we have partnered up with Galway City Council to bring you St Patrick's Day at home festivities like no other! Tune in on our Twitter, Facebook and Instagram page for a St Patrick's Day Takeover on March 17th 2021. We will be sharing and interactive content and activities for all the family, using the hashtag #StPatrickTakeover. Your contributions are also welcome. Just tag us in photos featuring your St Patrick's Day-at-home celebrations and use the hashtag #StPatrickTakeover.

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Cúirt programme to be launched next week

Thu, Mar 04, 2021

THE CÚIRT International Festival of Literature will launch the programme for it's 2021 events online at 7pm on Thursday March 11.

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Manchán Magan and Galway 2020 give new lease of life for forgotten Irish words

Thu, Mar 04, 2021

MANCHÁN MAGAN is best known as a globe trotting adventurer and travel writer, but with the Covid-19 pandemic keeping us all grounded and close to home, Manchán has embarked on a different kind of journey.

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NUI Galway Law Society to celebrate 100th birthday

Thu, Feb 25, 2021

The Student Law Society of NUI Galway will mark the society’s 100th anniversary with a series of virtual events featuring some of the most respected legal minds in Ireland.

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Galway 2020 secures April extension

Thu, Feb 25, 2021

GALWAY 2020 has secured an extension to allow some events to move into April after Level 5 Government restrictions impacted on cultural events in January and February.

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Cellissimo - a music festival for the senses

Mon, Feb 22, 2021

THE SOUND of the cello, a pleasure for the ear and appealing to the heart as the instrument many believe is closest in sound to the human voice, will be at the centre of a new festival for Galway.

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