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Whatever about the discrimination against the Irish emigrants in both Britain and America as they fled the ravages of the Great Famine in the mid 19th century, the effect of gaining a foothold in the two major English speaking countries of the world, pretty much sounded the death knell for the Irish language.
STARTING IN the early seventies and continuing for about 20 years, there was a continuous migration into Galway of extraordinary “blow ins” whose genius and drive transfigured the cultural life of the city.
It was something of a red letter day at Kenny’s Gallery last Friday with the dual launch of a major new exhibition by sculptor John Behan, and a terrific book celebrating the artist, by NUIG’s Adrian Frazier, entitled John Behan: The Bull of Sheriff Street - The Life and Work of an Irish Sculptor and published by Lilliput Press.
"SOME OF those who already know about John Behan would think of him as without question a Dubliner. For others, after forty years there, he is a fundamental part of Galway."
One of Ireland’s leading art galleries, Gormleys Fine Art has opened a new gallery in Galway City, located at 22 High Street. Established 25 years next year, Gormleys have galleries in Dublin and Belfast, along with an international presence through exhibiting at prestigious International art fairs.
GORMLEY'S FINE Art, one of Ireland's leading art galleries, has opened in Galway at 22 High Street, and will display works by Kenneth Webb, James Brohan, John Behan, Arthur Maderson, Ian Pollock, Gordon Harris, and Eileen Meagher.