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DESPITE THE late 1980s being among the economically gloomiest years in the history of the State, with emigration at alarmingly high levels, Galway managed to retain a vibrancy.
Councillors are expected to give approval to the Macnas Halloween parade, which takes place on Sunday October 26, when they meet in City Hall this afternoon at 4pm.
This year’s Macnas Halloween Parade will light up the Galway streets on Sunday 26 October.
Macnas is already preparing for its Halloween parade and will launch details of the event on Thursday June 19 in the Galway City Museum’s Kitchen café.
This Sunday night the streets are set to come alive with music, masks, beasts, giants, and iconic images as Macnas, the world renowned and award-winning street theatre company, presents ‘On The Night Journey’.
ODAY SEES the opening of the Shorelines Arts Festival, which will be held throughout this weekend, in Portumna, selected as County Galway’s first Village of Culture.
JOLT: VOLITION, a new theatre project, centred on creating original work through workshops, festival events, and discussions, is seeking applications.
Galway sporting legends Johnny O'Connor and Ja Fallon are back in action every week as the Tag rugby season is in full flow at Corinthian Park in Cloonacauneen.
Funding of €162,000 has been ringfenced for “big events” in the city in future years after city councillors discussed and voted on recommendations proposed by the Corporate Policy Group, with Connaght Rugby receiving a large contribution of €30,000, Macnas €10,000, and Galway Arts Festival €8,000.
THE ROLLING Stones sang about ‘Ruby Tuesday’; Primal Scream had ‘Gentle Tuesday’, but Galway has Wayword Tuesdays, a new book by the Tuesday Knights.