Clifden Arts Festival 2018 - get ready to come 'Home'

Thu, Aug 16, 2018

ASLAN, MÁIRTÍN O’Connor, Andy Irvine, Donal Lunny, the poet Paul Durcan, award winning comedian Danny O’Brien, and Irish artist Brian Maguire are all performing at the Clifden Arts Festival, which this year, will explore the theme of 'Home'.

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Féile na bhFlaitheartach 2018

Thu, Aug 16, 2018

THE SIXTH Féile na bhFlaitheartach, the annual celebration of the work of two of Ireland's finest writers - Liam and Tom O'Flaherty - takes place on Inis Mór, The Aran Islands, on Saturday August 25 and Sunday 26.

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Important classes for ballet students

Thu, Aug 16, 2018

KATHERINE LEWIS, the artistic director of the Irish National Youth Ballet Company, will from September, be in Galway one Sunday a month to teach and mentor dancers, aged 13 and older.

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Creative writing classes at Galway Arts Centre

Thu, Aug 16, 2018

THE SHORT story writer and poet Susan Millar DuMars will teach a series of creative writing classes at the Galway Arts Centre, Dominick Street, starting in September.

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Letterfrack and the President's trees

Thu, Aug 16, 2018

TREES AROUND Áras an Uachtaráin, which were felled by storms, and subsequently gifted by Uachtarán na hÉireann, Michael D Higgins, to Letterfrack GMIT, are now the subject of a new book - See The Wood From The Trees.

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CHRISTMAS AT THE GALMONT!

Thu, Aug 09, 2018

When it comes to celebrating Christmas, whether it's with family, friends or colleagues, The Galmont has Christmas all wrapped up. Celebrate your office party with us, take a break from shopping with our festive afternoon tea or treat yourself to a stress-free Christmas with an overnight stay, including dinner with all the trimmings.

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Bumpfizzle The Best

Thu, Aug 09, 2018

There is an inherent wonder and sometimes infectious joy in picking up a children’s book if only for a minute. The magical wonders promised by the busy colourful images on the cover may only last a few moments, but the memories they bring back are often real, long lasting and always joyful. The suspension of disbelief is total and time stands completely still.

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Boost your confidence with new writing skills

Thu, Aug 09, 2018

Writer Charlie Adley’s popular Craft of Writing Course returns to Galway's Westside Resource Centre this September.

“My course is designed for anyone who would like to improve their writing skills, from complete novices to published novelists,” explains Adley. “Just as carpenters must learn how to use their tools, all writers benefit from learning the craft of writing. Anyone can learn this craft. There is no mystery to it.”

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Ad hoc choir introductory workshops

Thu, Aug 09, 2018

IF YOU have ever wanted to try singing with others, then the ad hoc choir workshop might be for you, with a new run of introductory workshops this month and next.

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Poetry workshops at Galway Arts Centre

Thu, Aug 09, 2018

THE POET Kevin Higgins will teach classes in poetry writing for beginners and advanced levels in the Galway Arts Centre, Dominick Street, starting in September.

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Feakle International Traditional Music Festival

Thu, Aug 02, 2018

NOW THAT Galway's summer arts festivals are over, Galwegians determined to soak up more music can go across the border of south Galway, and into east Clare, for the Feakle International Traditional Music Festival.

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Creative writing classes at Galway Technical Institute

Thu, Jul 26, 2018

CREATIVE WRITING classes for beginner and intermediate levels, taught by the Galway writers Kevin Higgins and Susan Miller DuMars, take place in the Galway Technical Institute in September.

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The 'cultural force' of Galway International Arts Festival celebrated at launch

Thu, Jul 19, 2018

THE GALWAY International Arts Festival was officially launched at the Galmont Hotel on Tuesday evening amid a wave of great music and good vibes. This is the festival’s 41st year and, if that makes it middle-aged, it still exudes enviable levels of energy and imagination.

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Fairy doors to Snapchat in Eyre Square

Thu, Jul 19, 2018

IF YOU and the children are around Eyre Square during the Galway International Arts Festival, you might happen to notice a series of tiny doorways on the trees around the square - they mark the places where fairies live.

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Galway Fringe Festival 2018

Thu, Jul 12, 2018

THE EIGHTH Galway Fringe Festival runs from Sunday July 15 to Monday 30, with a programme boasting free and ticketed events across all art forms including theatre, visual art, music, film, comedy and spoken word.

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EM Reapy to read at Over The Edge

Thu, Jul 05, 2018

EM REAPY, whose debut novel Red Dirt was awarded the 2017 Rooney Prize for Irish Literature, will read at the next Over The Edge Writers Gathering in the Galway City Museum.

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Galway’s biggest literary open-mic

Thu, Jul 05, 2018

THE WESTSIDE Arts Festival and Over The Edge literary events will host what is probably Galway’s biggest literary open mic of the year in the Westside Library, Seamus Quirke Road.

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Denis Mockler to launch new poetry collection

Thu, Jul 05, 2018

DENIS MOCKLER is best known as a singer-songwriter, but next week he lain chest a new poetry collection - Poetry From The Heart of Galway.

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Aindrias de Staic's The Man From Moogaga on Newstalk

Thu, Jun 21, 2018

FOLLOWING IT'S surprise win at the Celtic Media Award, there will be another chance to hear Aindrias de Staic's The Man From Moogaga, with a repeat broadcast on Saturday June 23 at 9pm.

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Over The Edge Writers’ Gathering

Thu, Jun 21, 2018

THE WRITERS Eleanor Hooker, Nathanael O’Reilly, and Anne Casey, will read from their work at the Over The Edge Writers’ Gathering, in The Kitchen Café of the Galway City Museum on Friday June 29 at 8pm.

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