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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Yeats inspired music and installation for Culture Night

Wed, Sep 12, 2018

A NEW work by the Irish sound artist and composer, Francis Heery, commissioned by the Galway County Council, will be performed in Yeats' Castle, Thoor Ballylee, Gort, on Friday September 21 for Culture Night.

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Baboró 2018 - a feast of family fun

Thu, Sep 06, 2018

A feast of family fun involving theatre, puppetry, dance, music, exhibitions, film, literature, talks, and workshops await Galway when the 22nd Baboró International Arts Festival for Children returns from October 15 to 21.

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Portumna’s Shorelines Arts Festival returns next week

Thu, Sep 06, 2018

PORTUMNA'S SHORELINES Arts Festival returns to the east Galway town from Thursday September 13 to Sunday 16, with concerts, film screenings, arts and crafts workshops, and readings.

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Hear stories from the Westside Writer's Group

Thu, Sep 06, 2018

GALWAY'S 'WRITE On' Westside Writers Group will host an evening of literary entertainment in the Westside Library this month, with members reading extracts from their short stories, poems, flash fiction, and memoirs.

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A Ballinasloe book launch and art exhibition

Thu, Sep 06, 2018

BECOMING BELLE, the new novel by Nuala O’Connor, and MAPS, a visual arts exhibition from Group 8, will both be launched in Ballinasloe Library next week.

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Denise Hogan art classes

Thu, Sep 06, 2018

THE AWARD winning Galway artist Denise Hogan, joined by artist, filmmaker, and art teacher Gillian Christie, will host a new series of art classes starting in Roscam, the week of September 10.

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Galway Designers Studio House - New reasons to love September!

Mon, Sep 03, 2018

September is the month to get the knowledge. Kids are back in school and college and even us grown-ups have time to actually get time to work on our own creativity.

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Launch of Ben Murphy poetry collection

Thu, Aug 30, 2018

FAIRHILL, THE Claddagh, the Spanish Arch, and Quay Street form the landscape and routes of On Nimmo's Pier, a collection of poetry by the late Ben Murphy, to be launched in Charlie Byrne's Bookshop, tomorrow at 6pm.

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Everything you ever wanted to know about designing video games

Thu, Aug 30, 2018

GALWEGIANS AGED from 10 to 12, who want to design video games, and learn what is involved in developing a game from concept to design, will have a chance to do so at a workshop in September.

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Fair City actor to read at Over The Edge

Thu, Aug 23, 2018

LISA HARDING, who played Connie in RTÉ’s Fair City, will read from her prize-winning novel, Harvesting, at the Over The Edge: Open Reading which takes place in the Galway City Library next week.

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