Search Results for 'the Galway International Arts Festival'

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More than €400k in arts funding approved by city council

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The Galway City Council has been given the green light for the pay out of arts grants totalling €425,000.

Flogas announces three-year sponsorship of GIAF

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Flogas has announced a three-year energy sponsorship of the Galway International Arts Festival. The company is currently providing green electricity from Irish renewable sources to power the Mirror Pavilion installation.

Construction begins on GIAF's Mirror Pavilion

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MIRROR PAVILION, the 7-metre cubed mirrored structure, with an LED wall, created by the Irish artist John Gerrard, is being erected this week in the Claddagh.

Summer hasn't been cancelled — just the way we knew it

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The west is a place defined by summer. When we call to mind all that we love about the place, we see blue skies and colourful costumes. We sense the sweet smells of exotic foods cooking. We hear the strumming of guitars, the banging of drums. We see the advancing battle for space on the streets of Westport and Castlebar and Ballina and Foxford, as visitors flock in their tens of thousands to sample what is wondrous about this part of Ireland when the sun shines and the days are long.

Summer hasn’t been cancelled — just the way we know it

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Galway is a place defined by summer. When we call to mind all that we love about the place, we see blue skies and colourful costumes. We sense the sweet smells of exotic foods cooking in a street kitchen. We hear the strumming of guitars, the banging of drums. We see the advancing battle for space on our streets as visitors flock in their tens of thousands to sample what is wondrous about here when the sun shines.

Summer hasn't been cancelled — just the way we knew it

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Galway is a place defined by summer. When we call to mind all that we love about the place, we see blue skies and colourful costumes. We sense the sweet smells of exotic foods cooking in a street kitchen. We hear the strumming of guitars, the banging of drums. We see the advancing battle for space on our streets as visitors flock in their tens of thousands to sample what is wondrous about here when the sun shines.

‘Ireland won’t lose its sense of community, we will bounce back’

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The biggest loss people are finding during the lockdown is the loss of social, face to face, contact - meeting a friend for coffee, giving someone a hug, going to a gig or to the cinema - but to endure all this, when you are also suffering bereavement, is by any stretch, a double blow and a heavy burden.

Breakfast On Pluto - the musical to premiere at GIAF 2020

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PATRICK/PUSSY Braden, love child of an errant priest and a local girl is the most flamboyant character in the border town of Tyreelin. Bored with life in 1970s Ireland, he heads to London in search of his mother and a glamtastic new life.

Album review: The Flaming Lips

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THE LIVE album is very much a 1970s creature. In a time when your favourite band was unlikely to come to your town, it allowed you the vicarious thrill of 'almost being there' once the needle hit the vinyl.

Jennifer Cunningham's Baboró exhibition

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TOMORROW SEES the opening of Between Worlds, an exhibition by one of Galway's leading artists, Jennifer Cunningham, as part of the Baboró International Festival for Children.

 

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