Schoil Chroí Iosa wins Baboró Above and Beyond Award

Thu, Oct 26, 2017

The Presentation Primary School, Scoil Chroí Íosa on Newcastle Road, has won Baboró’s ‘Above & Beyond' award, in recognition of the "outstanding work" the school does in using the creative arts in the everyday teaching of the curriculum.

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FREE Trick & Treat Trail of Galway City!

Fri, Oct 20, 2017

Get your best Halloween costumes on & come along to the Trick & Treat Trail of Galway City in association with Visit Galway City, The Heart of Galway Business Association & with very special thanks to The Eyre Square Shopping Centre. A unique FREE Family experience where your little ones will unearth spooky surprises & gather ghoulish goodies as they soak up the Halloween festivities in the city centre.

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Celebrate Diwali with Galway's Indian community

Thu, Oct 19, 2017

Diwali: Festival of Lights, one of the main festivals of Hinduism which celebrates the triumph of light over darkness, good over evil, hope over despair, will be celebrated in Galway at the Connacht Hotel on Monday October 30 at 5pm.

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A non-fiction Over The Edge

Thu, Oct 19, 2017

NORMALLY THE Over The Edge readings at Galway City Library feature poets and prose writers, but this month's reading will be different, as it will present work by non-fiction authors Angela Nagle, Fiona Neary, and Jonathan Sugarman.

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Galway Cartoon Festival makes its bow

Tue, Oct 17, 2017

A NEW entry into the city’s crowded calendar of festivals is the Galway Cartoon Festival, which arrives next week and runs from October 21 to 30, with the aim of celebrating and showcasing drawings which make us laugh and make us think.

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Join JSB for Run in the Dark Galway 2017!

Tue, Oct 17, 2017

Global Run in the Dark funds Mark Pollock Trust’s mission to fast-track a cure for paralysis.

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Liam O'Flaherty's WWI records to go on display in Galway

Thu, Oct 12, 2017

IN SEPTEMBER 1917, while fighting in Flanders during World War I, Liam O’Flaherty was seriously injured, suffering shell-shock, the trauma of which remained with him all his life.

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Graham Linehan is special guest at FÍS TV Summit

Thu, Oct 05, 2017

GRAHAM LINEHAN, the co-creator of Father Ted and Black Books, and the creator of The IT Crowd, will give a public interview at the FÍS TV Summit in Galway next week.

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Fiction Slam - read your story out loud!

Thu, Oct 05, 2017

THERE ARE many slam events for poets, but fiction writers never get the same look it. To rectify this, the ninth Over The Edge annual fiction slam returns to The Kitchen at the Galway City Museum next week.

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Forty thousand expected to watch Macnas Halloween Parade

Thu, Sep 28, 2017

More than 40,000 people are expected to line Galway's city centre streets to see Port Na bPucaí - The Song of the Spirits, the 2017 Macnas Halloween Parade, which will wind it's way through the streets on Sunday October 29 at 5.30pm.

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Leading international photographer to speak in Headford

Thu, Sep 28, 2017

Internationally renowned photographer, Michal Dzikowski, better known as Michal Clearskies Ahead, whose work has been published by National Geographic and The Guardian, will be the guest speaker at the Headford Camera Club's upcoming open night.

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Irish and Indian poetry anthology

Thu, Sep 28, 2017

POETS FROM Ireland and India ponder questions of home, belonging, identity, exclusion and homogenisation, in a new anthology to be launched in Charlie Byrne's Bookshop.

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William Orpen and The Great War

Thu, Sep 28, 2017

IN 1917, the Irish artist William Orpen was appointed an official war artist and sent to the Western Front with a strict brief from the British War Office as to who and what he was to paint.

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Over The Edge Open Reading at Galway City Library

Mon, Sep 25, 2017

THE WRITERS Oisín Fagan, Dara Ó Foghlu, and Paul Denby will read at the next Over The Edge: Open Reading in Galway City Library on Thursday September 28, from 6.30pm to 8pm.

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Art classes with Jennifer Cunningham

Thu, Sep 21, 2017

FOLLOWING THE success of her All That Surrounds Us solo show in the Royal Hibernian Academy, Galway artist Jennifer Cunningham is taking bookings for her Autumn term classes and one day workshops.

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TEDx returns to Town Hall

Thu, Sep 14, 2017

TEDxGALWAY, a local gathering where live TED-like talks, returns to the Town Hall Theatre next week. The event’s aim is to be a shining light for all that is noteworthy, challenging, and thought-provoking in Galway.

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Bi Visibility Week events in Galway

Thu, Sep 14, 2017

Bisexuality is one of the least understood or publicly recognised forms of sexual orientation, one which often faces prejudice from within minority and majority sexualities, leading to the phenomenon of 'bi-erasure'.

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Over The Edge Culture Night Open-Mic

Thu, Sep 14, 2017

OVER THE Edge is holding two special Culture Night open-mics - one for fiction writers, the other for poets - with prizes for the best readers, at Kenny's Bookshop and Gallery in Liosbán Retail Park on Friday September 22.

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Michael Longley to read at Clifden Arts Festival

Thu, Sep 07, 2017

MICHAEL LONGLEY, one of Northern Ireland’s foremost political poets, will read at the 40th Clifden Arts Festival, on a bill which also includes fellow poet Bernard O’ Donoghue, commonly referred to as the "nicest man in Oxford".

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