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'We feel no nostalgia for the imperial era'

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Galway will host European royalty on Tuesday August 21, when His Imperial and Royal Highness Archduke Imre de Habsbourg-Lorraine of Austria, will participate in a ceremony at Galway Cathedral honouring his great-grandfather, Blessed Karl of Austria, who, as Karl I, was the last Habsburg Emperor.

Galway Jazz Festival 2018

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WHO SAYS festival season is over in Galway? The Comedy Carnival is on the way, as is the Oyster Festival, and visual arts fest TULCA, while this week saw the line-up for the 2018 Galway Jazz Festival announced.

Saint’s great-grandson to bring relic to World Meeting of Families ceremony in Galway Cathedral

The World Meeting of Families 2018 will be officially opened with a ceremony in Galway Cathedral on Tuesday August 21 at 7:30pm.

Greens call for cost rental scheme to tackle Galway housing crisis

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Introducing a cost rental scheme for Galway would "protect renters and deliver a below market rate housing in the city", especially as the private market is "not fulfilling the needs of renters".

Castlebar's Conor O'Grady is artist in residence at Siamsa Tíre

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Siamsa Tíre announced this week that Conor O’Grady has secured the summer Artist in Residence position which runs until Sunday September 16.

Seán Keane's summer stand in Westport

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After an unprecented ten-night sellout run in the summer of 2017, Seán Keane will bring his very popular concert to Westport Town Hall theatre every Wednesday for another summer residency.

'Resistance to the far right has to come from the local level'

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Among the speakers at the Galway International Arts Festival’s ‘First Thought Talks’ is Liz Fekete, director of Britain’s Institute of Race Relations. Her recently published book, Europe’s Fault Lines, examines the ominous rise of far right parties across the continent and attendant upsurge of racist and authoritarian policies and ideas.

The EU demands 'more Europe' as continent drifts more to the right

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It is two years almost to the day since the people of the UK dramatically voted to leave the EU. Since then Brexit has been a constant backdrop to political discourse in these islands, and a dominant one when it comes to the discussion of international affairs.

A ‘strange, wonderful bond’ between Ireland and Hungary

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It is perhaps an indication of how Ireland was cut off from the rest of the world that no one here knew about the painting of the Virgin and Child, and its miraculous ’tears of blood’, that Bishop Walter Lynch brought with him to Gyor* in Hungary, in the middle of the 17th century.

‘Salty’ and ‘sustaining’ Cúirt programme unveiled at House Hotel

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“A great wave of salty, sustaining literary fare” was how guest speaker Vincent Woods vividly described the joys of Cúirt at the launch of this year’s programme, at the House Hotel on Tuesday evening. The venue was thronged as Galway’s readers and writers turned out in force for the occasion.

 

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