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'Samhain and Macnas suit each other'

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The word “energy” peppers Noeline Kavanagh’s conversation as she talks about her time with Macnas and looks forward to this weekend’s Halloween parade, Out Of The Wild Sky. Kavanagh herself is a human dynamo; though sitting at her office desk she is still a constant whirr of motioning arms, expressive gestures, and infectious enthusiasm.

Macnas parade 2018 - hypnotic, intoxicating, mysterious

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OUT OF The Wild Sky, the 2018 Macnas Halloween parade, celebrating the act of transformation, creating in its wake, a hypnotic, intoxicating, glittering, mysterious world, filled with shadow and nobility, takes place next week.

The 'cultural force' of Galway International Arts Festival celebrated at launch

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THE GALWAY International Arts Festival was officially launched at the Galmont Hotel on Tuesday evening amid a wave of great music and good vibes. This is the festival’s 41st year and, if that makes it middle-aged, it still exudes enviable levels of energy and imagination.

Macnas - In Sight on Inis Oírr

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MACNAS IS best known, and hugely acclaimed, for its street parades, but there will be a chance to see a different side to its creative artists, in an exhibition on the Aran Islands.

The King's Head Pub - a thirty year association with the arts in Galway

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The King's Head pub in the heart of Galway’s Latin Quarter is steeped in more than 800 years of history. This landmark pub, which has been owned and run by the Grealish family since 1989, has created its own history with the arts in Galway - earning a wonderful reputation for live music, lunchtime comedy, and the outrageous.

Macnas Young Ensemble receives sponsorship boost

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The Macnas Young Ensemble has received a significant boost with the announcement of sponsorship for the ensemble, which has 45 members, by the Connacht Hospitality Group.

Macnas artists' exhibition in Charlestown

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In Sight is an exhibition of cross-disciplinary art work at Charlestown Arts Centre by artists associated with renowned Galway-based performance company, Macnas. The exhibition opens on Sunday, December 3 and runs until Friday, December 22.

Two Mayo artists participate in Macnas Engineers of Imagination programme

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Two talented Mayo artists were selected to participate in a recent Macnas Engineers of Imagination initiative. The programme, sponsored by Bank of Ireland, saw 10 of Ireland’s most exciting emerging visual artists brought to Galway for a month-long programme.

The spirits come alive at Macnas' Halloween parade on Sunday

This Sunday will see Galway's city streets erupt in a riot of colour, magic, spectacle, mischief, and wild imagination as Port na bPúcaí, the Macnas Halloween parade, winds it way through town.

Day three of Comedy Carnival and it’s all kicking off in Eyre Square

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TODAY MARKS Day 3 of the Vodafone Comedy Carnival and tonight sees the opening of the Spiegeltent, the centrepiece of festivities. The Eyre Square box office is similarly active. So, all systems go for the biggest comedy event this city has yet seen.

 

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