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FRANCE, 1915. The men are away at war, and women like Hortense and her daughter Solange, are manning the homefront, and taking charge of the running of the farm.
Culture Night is Ireland’s national celebration of culture, creativity and the arts. It takes place all over Galway city and county on Friday 21st September and sparkles well into the night. From Bofin to the Bridge of Banagher, from Bearna to Ballybane and beyond, dozens of entrancing, beguiling and enjoyable events are talking place in a truly brilliant programme that showcases the creative communities and landscapes of Galway, European Capital of Culture. The offerings this year – performances, workshops, exhibitions, concerts, classes, talks, walks and much more for all ages in every conceivable area of creativity - look to be the most exciting ever, and everything is free, brought to you with love from Galway! We’d like to offer a big thank you to all the hard-working artists and art groups, community groups, venues and volunteers who have made Culture Night 2018 possible. So go ahead, check out the brilliant programme and try something new!
A NEW work by the Irish sound artist and composer, Francis Heery, commissioned by the Galway County Council, will be performed in Yeats' Castle, Thoor Ballylee, Gort, on Friday September 21 for Culture Night.
FILMS FROM Palestine and Paraguay; stories of faith, family, and dog grooming; and an Ingmar Berman classic, will be screened by the Galway Film Society during it's new season, in it's new home of the Pálás Cinema.
Kathleen B Curran, who began working for the Galway Harbour Board after she left school, would rise spectacularly through the ranks to become the combined Harbour Master and secretary to the Port Authority (an unheard of position for a woman in Ireland). She was intimately involved in all of the major events which the harbour witnessed during the latter part of the last century. But I am sure she took particular pleasure, as an Irish language enthusiast and a great admirer of the poet WB Yeats, when Galway was picked out to play a role in the great poet’s funeral.
PEPPA PIG is on a big adventure, so big it's taking her all the way to the Black Box and it has also led to an extra performance being added due to public demand.
More than 70 walkers and runners from across the country will tog out in next week’s Dublin Marathon to raise €250,000 in support of three Roscommon-based brothers suffering from the rare and fatal disease Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, among them 11-year old Archie himself.
Summer means blockbuster movies and there is a great line up of entertainment at Mayo Movie World at the minute.
INTERNET DATING, family strife, and a life in politics are the subjects of three shows staged by local companies, which are all being staged as part of the 2017 Galway Fringe Festival.