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Oughterard Trails Festival highlights the beauty and culture of Connemara

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This year’s Oughterard Trails Festival runs from June 15 to 17, highlighting the rugged beauty of Connemara by showcasing the wonderful walks, scenery and the heritage of this unique area.

‘Architecture at the Edge’ festival symposium to generate creative discourse about public spaces

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A keynote event on the first day of the inaugural Architecture at the Edge festival will provide an opportunity for architects, planners, designers, creatives and local communities to talk about the shape of our built environment. The half day symposium entitled ‘Placemaking’ will be held on Friday 29th September at the O’Donoghue Centre NUI, Galway. What makes a great place to live? Who is involved in the making of places in which we live, work and play? How can we make more of our public places? These are just some of the questions to be explored at the symposium.

Architecture at the Edge festival programme announced

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Architecture at the Edge, a new festival designed to help citizens understand the many ways architecture impacts our lives, has launched its inaugural programme. The festival, which runs from September 29 to October 1 throughout County Galway and into County Mayo includes expert-led guided tours, talks, workshops and exhibitions and will offer audiences a unique opportunity to explore homes, buildings and spaces that are not usually open to the public.

Architecture at the Edge festival programme announced

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Architecture at the Edge, a new festival designed to help citizens understand the many ways architecture impacts our lives, has launched its inaugural programme. The festival, which runs from September 29 to October 1 throughout County Galway and into County Mayo includes expert-led guided tours, talks, workshops and exhibitions and will offer audiences a unique opportunity to explore homes, buildings and spaces that are not usually open to the public.

Oughterard Trails Festival highlights the wondeful beauty of Connemara

Oscar Wilde was certainly onto something when he dubbed Connemara “A Savage Beauty.” The Oughterard Trails Festival, running from June 23rd to 25th, aims to highlight this beauty by showcasing the wonderful walks, scenery and heritage of this unique area.

Singing to the shores at choral festival launch

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The beautiful Lough Corrib and Inchagoill Island was the setting for the launch of the 2017 Mayo International Choral Festival. Last Saturday saw some 50 members of different Mayo choirs take to the waters of Lough Corrib to sing-in the sixth festival. The atmosphere on the day was one of relaxation, fun, and a sense of adventure.

Choral festival to be launched on the waves

The organisers of the Mayo International Choral Festival invite all choir member and friends to join them on Saturday September 3 for a lovely trip on Lough Corrib, when the 2017 Mayo International Choral Festival will be launched. 2017 will be the sixth festival, which takes place at the end of May each year, attracting choirs and audiences from abroad and all over Ireland. This is a two-hour cruise, which includes a 40-minute visit to Inchagoill, the lake's most famous island. Departing from Lisloughrey pier, Cong, at 2.45pm, from where passenger steamers once operated, expect a trip filled with song and lively banter, and a final song when all will be invited to sing together to launch the 2017 festival.

 

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