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Festival of Light and Colour in Galway is set for Christmas 2018

Galway businesses are joining forces to make Christmas extra special this year.

Walsh welcomes application for all-weather facility for St James GAA

An all-weather training facility at St James’ GAA grounds, on the east side of the city, is among the projects the Galway City Council is seeking funding for under the latest round of Sports Capital Grants.

A Festival of Light and Colour in Galway is set for Christmas 2018!

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An iconic Festive Light and Colour Experience is coming to Galway this Christmas. It will be family focused and will include; an official Light-up Ceremony, large Lighting Installations and Projections on iconic buildings. The magnificent Lighting Features will act as beacons and attraction points. They will navigate visitors throughout the city while providing interactive photo opportunities in some of the most photographed city centre landmark locations. These are spectacular Christmas decorations that are all LED lit, making them very energy efficient.

'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.

Sos #4 - all ages music night

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DYLAN MURPHY, the Galway based blues-rock singer-songwriter and 60 Watt Girl will play Sos #4 - a celebration of Galway city and county's diverse original music community - at the Nuns' Island Theatre.

Galway swim distance markers win international award

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The swim distance markers initiative in Salthill, Galway city, has won an international award that recognises partnerships that have transformed urban spaces into active spaces.

Macnas parade 2018 - hypnotic, intoxicating, mysterious

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OUT OF The Wild Sky, the 2018 Macnas Halloween parade, celebrating the act of transformation, creating in its wake, a hypnotic, intoxicating, glittering, mysterious world, filled with shadow and nobility, takes place next week.

Galway braces for flooding as Storm Callum clashes with high tides

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As Galway City Council prepares to deploy flood control measures at the Spanish Arch in advance of storm force winds and high spring tides tonight and tomorrow, the local authority is advising people to keep a close eye on weather updates over the coming days.

Connacht’s new stadium to be a ‘shining light’ for the region

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Often maligned, rather unfairly, as a dog track overlooking a cemetery, the Galway Sportsground can now be the province’s “shining light”. Hardened fans love it just as it is, and former captain John Muldoon refused to contemplate moving big games elsewhere, but in many ways it is past its sell-by date, particularly since the game went professional.

Galway city gardens shine in spite of summer drought

The annual Galway City Tidy Towns Garden Competition results were announced this week. The competition is organised by Galway City Council on annual basis to recognise the efforts of residents, commercial organisations and public buildings to maintain and enhance the appearance of their gardens, estates, and public areas. The overall winner of the Front Garden Competition was Patrick O’Connell, St James Crescent, Mervue. The Best First Time entrant was Bernie Molloy, Castle Park, Ballybane, with Betty O’Flaherty, Forster Court taking the prize for the Best Floral Display category. Brendan Moran, Blackthorn Park won the Best Front Lawn category.

 

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