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The killing of Michael Moran - Galway city, 1920

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Sinn Féin’s declaration of an Irish Republic on January 21 1919, along with the killing of two RIC officers in Tipperary by the IRA on the same day, signalled the start of a guerrilla war for Irish independence.

‘We are determined and we will continue to work’

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IT IS, as Stephen Fry noted at the outset of the Covid-19 pandemic, “a very dark time for the performing arts”, and just as venues re-opened and shows were taking place once more - albeit on a small scale - Galway stands on the brink of a county wide lockdown.

Culture Night 2020 - what are you going to?

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Culture Night, Ireland's annual night of free arts, entertainments, and cultural events, to encourage the public to embrace, enjoy, and develop more interest in music, theatre, literature, dance, and the visual arts, returns tomorrow, Friday September 18.

‘I’m looking forward to coming back to Galway’

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WHEN MARY Coughlan began work on the album that would become Life Stories, there was no such thing as Covid-19. She completed the album during lockdown, and has released it, when small scale music gigs are possible.

Four Galway artists awarded Arts Council residencies

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FOUR GALWAY artists - Little John Nee, Róisín Stack, Bernadette Divilly, and James Riordan - have been awarded Arts Council Residencies for 2020 - 2021.

Three Galway artists supported under Remote Control programme

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GALWAY ARTISTS Kristynn Fontanella, SJ Woods, and Fionnuala Doyle-Wade, are this year's participants in Remote Control, the new artist development programme from Brú Theatre Company, the Town Hall Theatre, and Galway Dance Project.

Town Hall Theatre supports NCFA recovery plan for arts venues

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THE TOWN Hall Theatre Galway is among the many theatres and arts centres across the State which have given support to the National Campaign For The Arts Recovery Plan.

The guns in the Square

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The Galway Vindicator of July 25, 1857, reported the arrival in Galway on board the SS Lady Eglinton, of two cannon, which had been shipped from Woolwich Arsenal, the main storage and distribution depot of Crimean War ordnance. These cannon, described as “64-pounders of a heavy and clumsy description, each weighing two tons,” were taken from the docks to the goods yard beside the railway station, where they were made ready for the handing over ceremony. They were part of a significant amount of Russian ordnance which had been captured in 1854 by the 88th Regiment at the Battle of Inkerman during the Crimean War. They were two of a number of artillery pieces that were presented by the war department to various cities as trophies.

Town Hall Theatre Patron Donation Awards 2020

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THE TOWN Hall Theatre Galway is inviting applications for its inaugural Patron Donation Awards from artists, companies, or producers based in Galway city and county.

Cúirt 2020 Reading List announced

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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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