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It seems the little man-een is coming back to us. At the moment in the middle of Eyre Square lies a large wooden box housing a team of workmen, beavering away on some secret project, Galway’s answer to Shrodinger’s cat. But this cat may be out of the bag, because speculation is rife (when is speculation anything other than rife?) that in the second week of next month, a familiar face will return to the Square. And it’s not a minute too soon.
Since Music Generation Mayo's latest programme 'The Core' opened its doors in November 2016 it has been a bustling hive of musical activity. With over 30 (and counting) active members from across the county using the rehearsal facility, taking part in camps, industry workshops, regular performance opportunities such as monthly open mics, facebook live events and showcases.
The future of GMIT's Castlebar campus has taken another twist this week as concerns for the future of the campus intensified. Fine Gael senator Michelle Mulherin said that she had been informed that a number of staff and students at the Castlebar campus had been asked to move to the Galway campus, saying: “I am very concerned that between 12 and 15 staff, at GMIT Castlebar have been asked via their union to transfer voluntarily to Galway within three to four weeks. Should they refuse, they will be added to the redeployment panel, and may be asked to transfer to any location within the higher education sector.
Jewellery expert Phyllis MacNamara of Cobwebs, Galway, is renowned for spotting the up and coming stars of the jewellery world having being the first to stock such names as Rodney Rayner, Kenneth Jay Lane, Tatty Devine and Alexis Bittar, long before they became well-known International names in the industry. But now Phyllis has discovered a jewellery designer a little closer to home who she feels will be the next big name in jewellery design, namely goldsmith Nigel O’Reilly.
Perhaps I should start this interview with a disclaimer; despite our shared surname novelist Eimear McBride and I are entirely unrelated. Nor indeed, just for future reference, have I any connection to rugby great Willie John McBride, country star Big Tom McBride, or Brit-bashing ballad hero Arthur McBride.
He is originally from Youghal, and now resides in France, but it was while living in Galway that Adam White first discovered his poetic voice at The Crane Bar, and he discovered true romance on Inishbofin.
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Luan Gallery has opened its winter 2016 exhibition to great aplomb. Without the Words is a group touring exhibition featuring the works of Illustrators Ireland members and is a celebration of the brightest talents of Irish illustration today.
CREATOR OF some of the most bizarre and terrifying images ever put to canvas, Hieronymus Bosch stands as one of the most singular of all European artists, whose work profoundly influenced surrealism and continues to fascinate today.
King Lear will be broadcast live from the RSC Stratford Upon Avon on October 12 at 7pm.