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'Samhain and Macnas suit each other'

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The word “energy” peppers Noeline Kavanagh’s conversation as she talks about her time with Macnas and looks forward to this weekend’s Halloween parade, Out Of The Wild Sky. Kavanagh herself is a human dynamo; though sitting at her office desk she is still a constant whirr of motioning arms, expressive gestures, and infectious enthusiasm.

Galway Airport - Why are we wasting this great facility, asks former archdeacon

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We have a facility of huge potential for Galway City and County which is now lying idle. After many years of hard work it cost ca €3.3m to build and was ultimately completed in 1987. It was recently bought by the City/County Councils for €1.1m and is now termed by them as a site. We could never afford to put such a facility in place again and it would be an act of gross blindness and irresponsibility to let it disappear.

Two Mayo artists participate in Macnas Engineers of Imagination programme

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Two talented Mayo artists were selected to participate in a recent Macnas Engineers of Imagination initiative. The programme, sponsored by Bank of Ireland, saw 10 of Ireland’s most exciting emerging visual artists brought to Galway for a month-long programme.

Almost 20 per cent of Galwegians identify as non-Irish

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A total of 18.6 per cent of people living in Galway identify as “non-Irish” according the Migration and Diversity report, published by The Central Statistics Office, making Galway possibly the most multicultural city in Ireland.

Delight for holiday makers as Shannon welcomes new Ryanair Barcelona-Reus service

Holiday makers across the western half of the country will be celebrating today after Ryanair announced it is introducing a new Shannon Airport service to Barcelona-Reus next summer

Decision to cease Civic Trust Community Employment Scheme must be reviewed, says TD

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The decision by the Civic Trust to finish the CE scheme in Galway on June 2 2017 has to be immediately reviewed says Deputy Catherine Connolly.

Major funds allocated to Town Hall and city museum

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Funding of almost €300,000 is to be granted to two of Galway's premier arts and cultural facilities - the Galway City Museum and the Town Hall Theatre under the Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs' Arts and Culture Capital Scheme 2016 - 2018.

Ballina looks for support in bid to host 2018 All-Ireland Fleadh

Mayo businesses are being asked to pledge their support as part of a concerted effort being undertaken by the local Comhaltas in Ballina to bring the All-Ireland Fleadh to the town in 2018.

Government to pay most of its €15 million towards City of Culture 2020 costs in 2019

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Government funding for Galway’s year as European City of Culture in 2020 - which will amount to half of overall financial cost of the events - is to be paid a year in advance.

Five things to do in Galway's Capital of Culture sister

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The seismic announcement that Galway was to be the European Capital of Culture 2020 on Friday July 15 2016 was greeted with delirium by the county of the Tribes. After failing in 2005 Galway beat off competition from Limerick and the Three Sisters to take its place with Dublin and Cork as Ireland's European Capital of Culture winners.

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