Over The Edge Writers’ Gathering June 2017

Thu, Jun 22, 2017

THE WRITER June Caldwell launches her debut short story collection, Room Little Darker, at the Over The Edge Writers’ Gathering, which takes place next week in the Kitchen Café of the Galway City Museum.

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The 2017 Galway Garden Festival - 1st and 2nd July at Claregalway Castle with, Music, Street Theatre, Food, Craft and a Medieval Tournament.

Mon, Jun 19, 2017

The 2017 Galway Garden Festival will take place on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd July, at Claregalway Castle. This will be the 8th year of an uniquely charming garden event which caters for specialist and eclectic tastes.

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Galway Fringe Festival reveals line-up

Thu, Jun 15, 2017

THE GALWAY Fringe Festival has revealed its programme for this year’s event which runs from July 15 to 30. The Fringe is celebrating its sixth birthday and is set to be the largest the city has seen yet, with more than 100 events, including theatre, visual art, poetry, music, comedy, street spectacles, spoken word, and children’s events, across 18 venues.

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We need more women in electronic music

Thu, Jun 15, 2017

GALWAY WOMEN, female identifying, and the LGBTQ community are encouraged to take part in this weekend's DJ and production workshops n the Galway Arts Centre, Dominick Street.

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Creative writing course for young people

Thu, Jun 15, 2017

DANI GILL, author of the poetry collection After Love, and the former director of the Cúirt International Festival of Literature, is to host a creative writing seminar for teenagers.

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Galway International Arts Festival seeks volunteers

Thu, Jun 15, 2017

GALWAY INTERNATIONAL Arts Festival is recruiting volunteers for its 2017 programme of events, running from July 17 to 30, to help with venue invigilation, production, marketing, stewarding, crowd management, administration, and information services.

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Galway Community Pride fundraising events

Thu, Jun 08, 2017

THE COUNTDOWN has begun to the 2017 Galway Community Pride festival which runs from August Monday 7 to Sunday 13, and in advance of that, a number of fun fundraising events will take place.

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Margaretta D’Arcy will Tell Them Everything

Thu, Jun 08, 2017

TELL THEM Everything, a book by the veteran Galway activist and author Margaretta D’Arcy will be launched this month in The Women’s Pop Up Playhouse as part of The Colours Free Festival.

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The Cure's Lol Tolhurst to read at the Róisín

Wed, Jun 07, 2017

LOL TOLHURST, a founder member of The Cure with Robert Smith, and a former member of the legendary goth-pop band, is coming to Galway to read from his acclaimed autobiography, Cured - The Tale Of Two Imaginary Boys.

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INISH: Island Conversations Festival

Thu, May 25, 2017

"ONE OF the most innovative, original, and downright entertaining events I'd been to in a long time," was how writer Kevin Barry described the INISH: Island Conversations Festival, which returns next month.

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Paisiún Presents: "Letting Go"

Fri, May 19, 2017

We would be delighted if you could join us on June 4th @ the Árus na nGael courtyard to enjoy insightful talks, live music, local food, interactive art, honest conversation and dancing like nobody’s watching.

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The Vikings are coming - to party, not to pillage

Thu, May 18, 2017

The Claddagh boatmen's Bádóirí an Chladaigh Regatta 2017 will not only showcase the finest Galway hookers and gleoiteogs in the West of Ireland, but brave an invasion of two Viking longships, thereby giving this year’s event a decidedly Nordic feel.

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Irish Times' Eileen Battersby to read at Over The Edge

Thu, May 18, 2017

EILEEN BATTERSBY, the chief literary critic of The Irish Times will read at the next Over The Edge: Open Reading in the Galway City Library on Thursday May 25 at 6.30pm, along with Kathryn Guille and Chris Connolly.

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Galway Community Pride to hold Bingo festival fundraiser

Thu, May 11, 2017

AHEAD OF August's Galway Community Pride celebrations, a bingo fundraiser, with cash prizes, music, and entertainment, will take place in Nova, the West End, on Wednesday May 17.

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Galway International Arts Festival impresses New York with drama and talks

Wed, May 10, 2017

GALWAY INTERNATIONAL Arts Festival and playwright Enda Walsh wowed New York’s culture scene this week with two openings for Walsh’s work, while Galway adventurer, and solo transatlantic rower, Gavan Hennigan took part in the GIAF’s first US First Thought Talk.

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Galway to host public talk on centenary of the Russian Revolution

Thu, May 04, 2017

NEXT WEEK marks the 101st anniversary of the execution of James Connolly, but while every Irish person knows Connolly was a leader in the 1916 Rising in 1916, it is less well known that Connolly was a convinced Marxist, who wanted to achieve a socialist Ireland.

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Free Comic Book Day 2017

Thu, May 04, 2017

THIS SATURDAY is Free Comic Book Day, so if you are a new reader who is curious, a lapsed reader looking to get stuck back in, or even an avid comic book fan, this is the excuse you need.

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Bingo Loco @ Club 44

Thu, May 04, 2017

THE CRAZY world of Bingo Loco - think MCs, CO2 cannons, confetti, and Ireland's finest DJs - comes to Club 44, Upper Abbeygate Street, on Thursday May 11 at 6.30pm.

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Arts Festival 2017 programme announced

Tue, May 02, 2017

THE WORLD premieres of a new play by Conall Morrison, and a new opera by Donnacha Dennehy and Enda Walsh; a major exhibition by Brazilian artist Ana Maria Pacheco; new theatre productions from Druid; Beach Boys’ legend Brian Wilson at the Big Top; and Syrian architect and author Marwa Al-Sabouni - these are just some of the highlights of the 40th Galway International Arts Festival.

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Galway Early Music Festival 2017 programme revealed

Thu, Apr 27, 2017

'EARLY MUSIC' covers music from the mediaeval, Renaissance, and early baroque periods. Jazz is a form which arose in the early decades of the 20th century. So what are they doing together at the Galway Early Music festival?

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