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Starting at 7pm, the Streets is one of the most high profile events on the Irish running calendar, and this year a record field of 3,400 will race the event. In addition to some of Ireland’s top athletes, club runners, visitors, and thousands of locals will take on the 8km challenge.
Some of Galway’s top young athletes compete internationally this week as the summer track and field seasons kicks off in earnest at European level.
The Galway into which Galway Simon was born four decades ago was much different from the one of today. Back then, the city was just throwing off the shackles of a market town; its foray into the process of becoming a centre of art and culture still in its diapers. At the time, Galway was still a magnet for those drawn west by the setting sun and hopes of a different life.
THE GALWAY singer-songwriter Rodney Owl is about to release his new single, '12 years', which will be available to download from Bandcamp on Tuesday May 28.
Galway claimed four All-Ireland titles on a successful weekend of handball, but there was disappointment for Moycullen's Martin and Diarmuid Mulkerrins.
INDEPENDENT'S DAY, 10-part radio series looking at the state of independent music and record labels in Ireland, will be broadcast on RTÉ 2XM on Mondays at 1pm, and repeated on Wednesdays at 1pm, for 10 weeks starting April 22.
ONE OF the Arab world's leading political cartoonists and visual artists, Mohammad Saba'aneh, will be in Galway next week to host an exhibition of his work, and to speak about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
“On Thursday night a crowd numbering several thousand assembled inside the Square, and two men set to work sawing at the base of life-size bronze monument of Lord Dunkellin, a brother of the notorious landlord, Lord Clanricarde of Portumna. In a scene reminiscent of the downfall of Saddam Hussain’s statue in Baghdad, shortly after the invasion of Iraq in 2003, a rope was fastened around Dunkellin’s neck, and with a mighty pull, down it fell amidst great applause.”
AFTER A nine-year hiatus, singer-songwriter Rory Gallagher, formerly of Donegal rockers The Revs, returns to Galway with his current band project: Rory and the Island.
This March, five Galway athletes will travel to Abu Dhabi to compete in the 2019 Special Olympics World Summer Games.