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An international flavour to childrens arts festival

Excitement is building ahead of this year’s Baboró International Arts Festival for Children, which starts in Galway Monday October 15 for seven days. The programme is bursting with theatre, dance, music, exhibitions, film and literature as well as talks and workshops for children and adults. There are also opportunities for children and adults to get creative while spending quality time together.

Catch a show after school at Baboro

Excitement is building ahead of this year’s Baboró International Arts Festival for Children, which kicks off in Galway this Monday October 15 for seven days. The programme is bursting with theatre, dance, music, exhibitions, film, and literature as well as talks and workshops for children and adults. There are also opportunities for children and adults to get creative while spending quality time together.

The boy who burnt his hand

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On Sunday evening March 25 1866, the two children of the schoolmaster Mr St George, were playing near the fire together in the Mission School (now Scoil Fhursa), when suddenly there was an explosion. The elder child burnt his hand. His injuries put him into a ‘very precarious position’. I am not sure how serious that was, but the story took an insidious turn when it was given out that ‘some malicious person climbed on the roof, and threw a packet of gunpowder down the chimney.’

Galway’s Cheltenham preview night at The Arches Hotel

Cheltenham 2017 is just around the corner and Galway punters will be treated to the hottest tips and expert analysis for this year’s festival straight at The Arches Hotel preview night.

Have a Monster Halloween in Galway

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Halloween has grown to be one of the biggest events in the ‘going out’ calendar and Halloween in Galway is frightfully good.

Event review: CarnEvil

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GALWAY GETS its first taste of a scare attraction this Halloween season with CarnEvil, running throughout October in the old printing works behind the Connacht Tribune on Market Street.

Home-grown thrills and terrors in CarnEvil

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HALLOWEEN FAST approaches, that time of year when ghouls, ghosts and goblins, witches and warlocks, fiends and fright-mongers, of all shapes and sizes emerge to fill mere mortals with dread and horror...and Galway is not immune from their baleful presence.

Carnevil...the horror reawakens

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ARE YOU feeling brave? Are you feeling nervous? Are you looking for something to test the limits of your courage, and are you prepared to look deep into the abyss? Are you prepared for the abyss to…look back?

President Higgins and French Ambassador to be guests as Galway marks four decades of twinning

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Uachtarán na hÉireann Michael D Higgins and French Ambassador Jean-Pierre Thébault will be the guests of honour next week when the city opens three days of celebration to mark the fortieth anniversary of its twinning arrangement with Lorient in Brittany.

Jim Kavanagh – viewing ‘The Cosmological Sublime’

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A MAJOR new exhibition of paintings by Galway artist Jim Kavanagh is currently running at Market Street Gallery, the former Connacht Tribune printworks, entitled As I See It –The Cosmological Sublime.

 

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