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THE FIRST circus took place in 1768 when Philip Astley drew out a ring on an abandoned patch of land in London’s Waterloo and presented a show featuring bareback riders, jugglers, acrobats, clowns, and strong men.
AN EXHIBITION about a leading African-American bare-knuckle fighter of the 1800s, who later lived and died in Galway, officially opens at the Galway City Museum today at 5pm.
ONE OF Galway’s most venerable arts groups is celebrated in Kenny’s Gallery from next week, when the venue hosts a large scale exhibition saluting 80 years of Galway Art Club.
THE GALWAY Dance Project holds its first workshop of 2018 this weekend, with classes in improvisation and activating space with James Riordan and Cathy Walsh.
The High Court has dismissed a woman and her five children’s challenge against Galway County Council’s refusal to provide them with continued emergency accommodation after they turned down an offer of a four-bedroom house.
Today, Thursday November 9, the Galway City Museum officially celebrates its 10th anniversary and, by any measure it has been a decade of success. Annual visitor numbers have risen from 16,000 in its first year to 216,000 last year. The museum has received TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence for five years running and it meets all 34 requirements in the Heritage Council’s rigorous Museums Standards Programme.
The average house price in Galway now stands at €245,000 - the highest of any city in the State outside Dublin - and a 8.9 per cent increase in house prices compared with the same time last year.
The Galway minor hurlers will be keen to produce a big performance when they take on the Leinster champions Kilkenny in the All-Ireland semi-final this Sunday at Croke Park (2pm).
House prices in Galway have risen by almost five per cent in the first half of 2017 - the largest increase in the State for the year to date - and house prices also have shown a year on year increase of more than 13 per cent.
Have you heard about your new beauty hot spot in Galway? Petite Beauté is a French beauty salon located in Forster Court in the heart of Galway city.