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€162,000 ringfenced for ‘big events’ in the city

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.

Wayword Tuesdays’ book launch

THE ROLLING Stones sang about ‘Ruby Tuesday’; Primal Scream had ‘Gentle Tuesday’, but Galway has Wayword Tuesdays, a new book by the Tuesday Knights.

Macnas’ The Boy Explorer is Aran-bound

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The Boy Explorer is a 15ft high, eight-year-old, boy who is on a quest to walk across Ireland asking children for brilliant ideas on how to make Ireland a better place to live.

Alien pop at Spirit of Voice

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‘ALIEN POP’ and avant garde electronica will be the order of the day when electro-duo Nanu Nanu take to the stage of An Taibhdhearc for the Spirit of Voice festival.

Irish drama scholars gather in Galway for international conference

Leading scholars of Irish drama will gather in Galway this week for the Irish Society for Theatre Research annual conference.

Irish drama scholars gather in Galway for international conference

Leading scholars of Irish drama will gather in Galway this week for the Irish Society for Theatre Research annual conference.

Noeline Kavanagh; looking to ‘entice, excite and ignite’ with the Macnas parade

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AS THE Galway Arts Festival fast approaches, it is all systems go at Macnas as the company gears up for this year’s parade, entitled This Thunderous Heart, which will take to the city streets on Sunday July 22.

Local ballet dancer in Dublin parade

Shauna Coffey, a native of Athlone and a senior student of the Shannon Dance Academy, was selected to dance with Macnas for the St Patrick’s Day Parade in Dublin.

BlueTeapots to go green for St Patrick’s Day

‘The wearing of the green’ is a traditional way to celebrate St Patrick’s Day, but Blue Teapot Theatre Company will be taking a different approach to ‘being green’ for Saturday’s parade.

City Council arts grants announced

The provision of arts grants to a wide selection of the city’s arts groups was announced at Monday evening’s Galway City Council meeting.

 

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