Macnas parade 2018 - hypnotic, intoxicating, mysterious

Thu, Oct 18, 2018

OUT OF The Wild Sky, the 2018 Macnas Halloween parade, celebrating the act of transformation, creating in its wake, a hypnotic, intoxicating, glittering, mysterious world, filled with shadow and nobility, takes place next week.

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Over The Edge goes political for October

Thu, Oct 18, 2018

INDEPENDENT SENATOR Lynn Ruane and the Irish Examiner's Michael Clifford, will be reading at the next Over The Edge: Open Reading at the Galway City Library.

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Marathon Open Mic in aid of Cancer Care West

Thu, Oct 18, 2018

THREE YEARS ago, Galwegian Jamie Marshall was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer. "Since then Cancer Care West has been my lifeline. They have done so much for me I wanted to give something back."

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Michael Harding's Buddhist Tuesdays

Thu, Oct 18, 2018

MICHAEL HARDING, the writer, actor, raconteur, and Irish Times columnist, is coming to the Town Hall Theatre to read from his latest memoir, On Tuesdays I’m A Buddhist.

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Follow the Curiosity Trail in Galway’s Westend

Thu, Oct 11, 2018

THREE DAYS of free events hits Galway’s Westend tomorrow, Saturday, and Sunday during the Westend Curiosity Trail, featuring music, art, talks, readings, and discussions.

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Plaque honouring those who fought with Éamonn Ceannt in 1916, unveiled at city museum

Thu, Oct 04, 2018

A bronze plaque, dedicated to those who served under Galwayman and 1916 Proclamation signatory Éamonn Ceannt, in Dublin during the Easter Rising, was recently unveiled at the Galway City Museum.

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The Over The Edge Fiction Slam is back

Thu, Oct 04, 2018

POETRY SLAMS are common and there are always opportunities for poets to read their work aloud. Not so for fiction writers, which is why the annual Over The Edge Fiction Slam is such a welcome event.

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BABORÓ INTERNATIONAL ARTS FESTIVAL FOR CHILDREN IS COMING SOON 15-21 OCTOBER

Wed, Oct 03, 2018

Excitement is building ahead of this year’s Baboró International Arts Festival for Children, which kicks off on Monday 15 October for seven days. This year’s programme is bursting with 51 events all designed especially for children and families. Whether you’re looking for theatre, dance, music, puppetry, exhibitions, films or storytelling, Baboró has it covered. Check out the full programme here https://www.baboro.ie/festival/programme

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Fundraising night for Teach Solais LGBT+ Resource Centre

Thu, Sep 27, 2018

A FUNDRAISING night for the Teach Solais LGBT+ Resource Centre, hosted by drag queen Miss Bella Boutique, and with music by DJ Rob B, takes place in NOVA this weekend.

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Liam O'Flaherty and The Radical Club

Thu, Sep 27, 2018

IN 1925, Aran Island born writer, Liam O'Flaherty, published his breakthrough novel, The Informer. In that year, he also joined the Radical Club in Dublin, a forum for progressive artists and writers.

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Baboró children's festival seeks volunteers

Thu, Sep 27, 2018

THE BABORÓ International Children's Festival, which runs in Galway city from October 15 to 21, is seeking volunteers to help with the running of its theatre, dance, music, literature, and film events, and exhibitions, talks, and workshops.

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Baboró workshops for adults

Thu, Sep 27, 2018

DESPITE ITS title, the Baboró International Arts Festival for Children, does not just have great shows for children, it also has events that will be interest to adults.

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Baboró information day on writing children's picture books

Thu, Sep 27, 2018

GALWEGIANS WHO have ever entertained ideas of writing or illustrating picture books for children, how to get a publisher, and how to find out what publishers and booksellers looking for when it comes to picture books, should check out an information day at Baboró.

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An evening of tales about the Tuatha De Danann

Thu, Sep 27, 2018

AN EVENING of storytelling and trad music will take place in Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop when Diarmuid Johnson reads excerpts from his new book, Tuatha De Danann, accompanied by Donegal fiddle player Bríd Harper.

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Go 'Bonkers for Conkers' at The Skeff

Thu, Sep 27, 2018

Since the 19th century, conkers has been a popular children's game each autumn, but should the children be the only ones to have the fun? With that in mind, The Skeff is hosting a conkers championship in October.

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Karl MacDermott to go Over The Edge

Thu, Sep 20, 2018

KARL MACDERMOTT, the Galway born writer whose short story collection, Juggling With Turnips, was published earlier this year, reads at the next Over The Edge in the Galway City Library.

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Annual Amach! LGBT Galway table quiz in aid of Teach Solais

Thu, Sep 20, 2018

The fourth annual Amach! LGBT Galway table quiz in aid of the Teach Solais LGBT Resource Centre takes place next week in the Harbour Hotel, and everyone is welcome to join in the fun.

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A play by Picasso for Culture Night

Thu, Sep 13, 2018

PICASSO WAS the greatest artist of the 20th century, but he also dabbled in literature, thanks to his interest in the Surrealists and their citing him as a major inspiration.

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Public lecture on Cumann na mBan at Galway City Museum

Thu, Sep 13, 2018

ANY GALWEGIANS possessing a Cumann na mBan badge from the revolutionary era are being asked to bring it to the Galway City Museum which is holding an illustrated talk on the group this weekend.

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Have you got a story to share on Culture Night?

Wed, Sep 12, 2018

OVER THE Edge will hold two special Culture Night open-mics - one for fiction writers, the other for poets - with prizes for the best readers, at Kenny's Bookshop, Liosbán Retail Park, on Friday September 21.

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