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The team behind Galway 2020 has vowed to strengthen the communications aspect of their project in order to develop engagement with the community.
Heated meeting hears 2020 chief ask stakeholders to focus on delivering one of world’s top cultural events
The chief executive of Galway 2020 has this week called on all the stakeholders to focus on the bigger picture and help deliver what will be one of the world’s top cultural events.
The Galway 2020 programme will be covered through Irish following a new partnership with TG4.
Questions were asked this week regarding the some €26 million yet to be sourced for events taking place as part of Galway's European Capital of Culture 2020 programme. It is understood this funding will come from Galway's local authorities, though the extent of each council's contribution has yet to be decided.
The Director-General of RTÉ, Dee Forbes, and the Chief Executive of Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture, Hannah Kiely, today signed an agreement that will see the national public service media organisation act as the lead media partner for Galway 2020, in a special association that will promote Galway’s historic year as the European Capital of Culture.
The annual COPE Galway Business Leader’s Sleepout has raised over €155,000 for COPE Galway’s Homeless Services. Twenty-eight Galway business leaders came together to raise these funds by sleeping out on Shop Street for 12 hours on December 1.
High profile Galwegians are tackling the challenge of living ‘plastic free’ for the week commencing February 5 as part of Plastic Free Week in Galway City. Participants include Mayor of Galway City Pearce Flannery; Jake Heenan, Flanker for Connacht Rugby; JP McMahon, of Michelin-star restaurant Aniar; Hannah Kiely, Chief Executive of Galway2020; Dr Peter Heffernan, Chief Executive of the Marine Institute; and a number of well-known faces from the cast of Ros na Rún, among others.
One of the more unusual duties of being the current mayor is a requirement to sit on the Board of the Galway 2020 Company overseeing the governance, operations and implementation of the European Capital of Culture 2020 programme.
More than 100 arts professionals from 15 European countries will arrive in Galway this coming February for Wide Eyes, a four day festival of theatre and dance shows for babies and young children.
Places are filling up on the EMPOWER programme, less than a month since its launch in the Connacht Hotel, Galway.