Alcock and Brown 100 celebrations in Clifden

Thu, Jun 13, 2019

When John Alcock and Arthur Brown crash-landed in Derrygilmlagh Bog, near Clifden, at 8.40am on June 15 1919, they had completed the first non-stop transatlantic flight, and ensured thei place in aviation history.

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CÚRAM’s open call for artists

Thu, Jun 13, 2019

CÚRAM, SCIENCE Foundation Ireland’s funded Centre for Research in Medical Devices at NUI Galway, which also hosts artist residencies in its laboratories, is seeking artists for its public engagement programme.

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Skeff to partner with GIAF for Festival Garden

Thu, Jun 13, 2019

THE FESTIVAL Garden, one of the most popular aspects of last year's Galway International Arts Festival, will return to Eyre Square for this year's festival which runs from July 15 to 28.

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Fundraiser concert for Fionnula - the 13th of June!

Wed, Jun 05, 2019

Well known and popular Salthill lady, Fionnula Thornton, will be hosting a fundraising concert and disco this Thursday in the Oslo Bar and Microbrewery, Salthill.

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Street arts takes centre stage in Galway

Thu, May 23, 2019

MORE THAN 200 international artists, programmers, researchers, teachers, journalists and policy makers, have arrived in Galway to attend Fresh Street #3, Europe’s largest international seminar for street arts.

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Orla McAlinden to read at Over The Edge

Thu, May 23, 2019

ORLA MCALINDEN, the multi-award-winning author, vet, farmer, teacher, and mother, will read at the next Over The Edge: Open Reading in the Galway City Library on Thursday May 30 at 6.30pm.

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Art workshops with Jennifer Cunningham

Thu, May 23, 2019

THE AWARD winning Galway artist Jennifer Cunningham will hold another series of her popular one day workshops on June 1, 8, and 15, and a new two day printmaking course on June 29 and 30.

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Get ready to go Bingo Loco

Thu, May 16, 2019

BINGO LOCO is the runaway child of traditional bingo - complete with rave rounds, lip sync battles, and dance offs, and next month it comes to Galway.

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Galway International Arts Festival 2019

Wed, May 15, 2019

Rock legend Robert Plant; songwriting legend Burt Bacharach; five world premiers and two Irish and two European premieres for theatre; an on street silent disco/flash mob, and major public discussions on Brexit and climate change - this is the Galway International Arts Festival 2019.

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Galway Early Music Festival 2019

Thu, May 09, 2019

SHARON CARTY, one of Ireland's leading opera singers, will be among the highlights of this year's Galway Early Music Festival which returns from Friday May 24 to Sunday 26.

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Theatre57 hosts public discussion on cultural infrastructure

Thu, May 09, 2019

THEATRE57 WILL host a free public discussion on how a village, town, city, or region can support its creative community, and vice versa, as part of this year’s Galway Theatre Festival.

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Free Comic Book Day 2019

Thu, May 02, 2019

FREE COMIC Book Day happens each year on the first Saturday in May at participating comic book shops worldwide, with this year's event taking place in Sub City Comics, Eyre Square Centre, on May 4 from 11am.

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Many faces making one - Fictional Portraits 2019

Thu, Apr 25, 2019

TAKE AN image of say, 10 different people, and digitally combine them into until they become one face. It is a portrait of someone who does not, and has never existed, made up of images of people who do.

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Miss Galway 2019/20: Beauty with a Purpose

Thu, Apr 25, 2019

DNA Nightclub & Venue is hosting this year’s Beauty with a Purpose contest, Miss Galway Selection; as part of the nationwide Miss Ireland Pageant. The crowned winner of Miss Galway will represent the city and county in the national final this autumn.

Taking place on Friday June 7, the Miss Galway contest is an excellent platform and opportunity for young women who are keen to make a difference, open doors for career opportunities, travel, and an opportunity to meet influential industry insiders from all backgrounds.

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Galway Early Music Festival dance workshops

Thu, Apr 18, 2019

IF YOU like to dance, and are keen to try something a little different, why not have a go at the some 17th century 'Playford' dances - the ancestors of our céilí and set dances?

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Galway County Fleadh 2019 launched in Headford

Thu, Apr 18, 2019

PLANS TO host the 2019 Galway County Fleadh in Headford, from May 17 to 19, were formally unveiled by County Cathaoirleach Seán Ó Tuairisg last weekend.

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Paint, eat, and enjoy a drink

Thu, Apr 18, 2019

IMAGINE AN art class where you can learn, or improve, your painting skills, while enjoying a glass of prosecco and some food? You can at Drink & Draw Ireland.

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Creative writing classes

Thu, Apr 18, 2019

CREATIVE WRITING classes with Kevin Higgins, covering poetry, and with Susan Miller DuMars, covering fiction, will take place in May, and enrolment is now taking place.

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Susan Miller DuMars gets Naked

Thu, Apr 11, 2019

A QUARTER century of poetry will be marked, collected, and celebrated when Susan Millar DuMars' Naked: New & Selected Poems is launched this month as part of the Cúirt International Festival of Literature.

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Ailbhe Darcy - the best Irish Poet of her generation?

Thu, Apr 11, 2019

AILBHE DARCY grew up in Dublin, graduated with a PhD from the University of Notre Dame, and now teaches creative writing at Cardiff University. I first became aware of her almost 20 years ago when she submitted a poem, ‘Gavrilo Princip’, to The Burning Bush, of which I was a co-editor.

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