What Do You Mean You Haven't Read...?

Thu, Mar 26, 2020

Gugai - Róisín Dubh music promoter and founder of Strange Brew Records, chooses Foucault’s Pendulum by Umberto Eco

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Simon Armitage - British Poet Laureate comes to Cúirt

Thu, Mar 19, 2020

SIMON ARMITAGE combines an ability to speak to a broad, non-specialist audience – he is one of the few living British poets the bloke down The Dog and Duck might be able to name – with a knack for acquiring establishment accolades.

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Cúirt 2020 Reading List announced

Thu, Mar 19, 2020

THE CORONAVIRUS has placed massive restrictions on our work, movement, and socialising, but we can still look forward to the Cúirt literary festival at the end of April, and in the meantime catch up on some reading.

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Galway 2020 - postponed and cancelled events

Thu, Mar 19, 2020

A MAJORITY of events scheduled as part of Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture have been postponed owing to coronavirus restrictions, although a small number of events have been cancelled.

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Attracta Fahy launches new poetry collection

Thu, Mar 12, 2020

GALWAY WRITER Attracta Fahy, winner of the 2019 The Irish Times New Irish Writing award, releases her new poetry collection, Dinner In The Fields, tomorrow.

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Macnas presents Gilgamesh

Thu, Mar 12, 2020

Macnas announce its most ambitious project to date – the world’s first ever hero’s journey – the legend of Gilgamesh. The epic will be staged as four individual events throughout the year, comissioned by Galway 2020 for the European Captial of Culture celebrations.

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Spring creative writing classes

Thu, Mar 05, 2020

BEGINNERS AND intermediate creative writing classes at Galway Technical Institute, hosted by Kevin Higgins and Susan Millar DuMars, take place in March and booking is open now.

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Sing a song in one night with the Easy Choir

Thu, Mar 05, 2020

EASY CHOIR, Galway’s 'zero commitment choir' for those who want to sing, would love to be in a choir, but may not be able to commit full-time, holds its next event on Monday March 9.

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Monroe’s is where it’s happening this St. Patrick’s Day!

Tue, Mar 03, 2020

2020 is shaping up to be an incredible year for Galway, but you don’t have to wait for the summer to see some incredible acts in our city! Monroe’s has so much to offer this St Patrick’s Day, so if you’re looking for something to do, this should be first on your list! As well as having an All Star line-up in the Venue from the 13th to the 17th, the Tavern has plenty going on too!

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Fashion and Beauty Bootcamp in aid of Modh Eile House

Tue, Mar 03, 2020

To mark International Women’s Day this Sunday (March 8th) The Skeff Late Bar & Kitchen will host a Fashion and Beauty Bootcamp fundraiser from 2 – 4 pm. This event promises to be the perfect ladies’ day, so make sure to gather your friends and enjoy a fun day out!

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Livefeed - major youth music event in Loughrea

Thu, Feb 27, 2020

LIVEFEED, A showcase for young Galway musicians, and an event for those interested in music performance, production and promotion, takes place in Loughrea this weekend.

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Engage Art Studios classes for adults and children

Thu, Feb 27, 2020

ENGAGE ART Studios has announced its new visual arts education programme for adults and children, which will feature workshops and classes aimed at 'nurturing and inciting curiosity'.

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Drinks, arcade gaming, and craic at Electric

Thu, Feb 27, 2020

IF YOU have never played classic arcade games like Donkey Kong or Space Invaders, or if you did back in the day, and want to do so all over again, Electric is the place to be.

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Boozy Movie Bingo Brunch at the Pálás

Thu, Feb 20, 2020

THE BRILLIANT Steve Bennett, one of Ireland's finest young comedians - he won the inaugural Irish Comedian of the Year Award remember - will host The Boozy Movie Bingo Brunch at Pálás cinema bar.

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Three women go Over The Edge

Thu, Feb 20, 2020

THE POETS Fiona Foster, Meabh Ann McCrossan, and Grace Wilentz are the featured readers at this month's Over The Edge, which takes place in the Galway City Library on Thursday February 27 at 6.30pm.

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On the joy and benefits of reading

Thu, Feb 13, 2020

WHEN THE hiatus caused by the General Election, Brexit, and the upcoming exams is over, time will allow for the opportunity to discuss the greatest of joys - the joy of reading.

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The Scotsman who cycled the world

Thu, Feb 13, 2020

IT TOOK Phileas Fogg 79 days to journey around the world in Jules Verne's celebrated novel, but British cyclist Mark Beaumont went one better, making that epic trek in just over 78 days.

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Loughrea interactive table quiz

Thu, Feb 13, 2020

LOUGHREA TOASTMASTERS, the leadership and public speaking club based at the Loughrea Hotel, is hosting an interactive table quiz on Monday February 17 at 8.30pm, in the Lir Bar, Loughrea Hotel & Spa.

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Blaze of glory - Galway 2020 begins on Saturday

Thu, Feb 06, 2020

UACHTARÁN NA hÉireann, Michael D Higgins, will officially open Galway 2020 at the European Capital of Culture's opening ceremony, which takes place this Saturday in South Park, the Claddagh.

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Weather Warning... Welly Wardrobe set up in Galways Westend!

Thu, Feb 06, 2020

A place to leave your wellies while you change into your dancing shoes.

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