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Follow the literature inspired art trail around town

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AN ART trail, in and around the city’s ‘Latin Quarter’, opens tomorrow [April 16] to coincide with this month’s Cúirt International Festival of Literature.

The chef, the cyclist, and the photographer

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CHUTZPAH, RESTLESSNESS, imagination and no little skill across a range of disciplines have all played their part in photographer Reg Gordon’s eventful and varied career path.

Il Folletto — rustic Italian food in the Latin Quarter

In many tourist towns both home and away, you will notice that there always seems to be a street full of tacky souvenir shops, a smattering of dull cafes, and some terrible tourist-trap restaurants. Not so in Galway. We are lucky enough to have Quay Street, the buzzing heart of Galway’s Latin Quarter. It has medieval architecture, a pedestrian street for browsing the many quirky little shops full of wooden toys, vintage clothes, and pottery alongside the quality woollens and Celtic jewellery. The atmosphere in the pubs is fun and friendly, with the sound of music from trad to rock spilling onto the street. There are almost always some buskers and performers, a festival or parade, and this is the best place in Galway city on a sunny evening, when the outdoor seating is packed with tourists and locals engaged in 'people watching' and enjoying all the sights and sounds of the streets of Galway.

Cúirt - bringing in the big players

Spring sunshine greeted the official opening of this year’s Cúirt International Festival of Literature which was held at the Rowing Club in Woodquay on Tuesday evening.

Exhibitions opening this weekend

THREE NEW exhibitions open in Galway city this weekend - solo exhibitions by Jennie Moran and Una Howley, and a group exhibition at the Space Invaders Art Gallery.

Space Invaders’ art auction tonight

OVER THE past two weeks anyone strolling through Galway’s Latin Quarter may have noticed the windows of a number of the area’s shops graced by artworks from members of the Space Invaders gallery.

Money made available for Rapid schemes in Carlow

Money will be made available to expand Rapid projects in areas of Carlow in 2009 and beyond, town councillors were informed last week.

Leading African guitarist to play Galway for Africa Day

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NIWEL TSUMBU, one of Africa’s leading guitarists, is bringing his band Motema to Galway to play a free show in the Volvo Ocean Race stage and to mark the celebration of Africa Day in the city.

Ealaíon At Lunasa - a feast of art exhibitions for August

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ONCE THE Galway Arts Festival is over it is time for the Galway Races, which means betting, drinking, fashion, and gee-gees, but for every Galwegian who loves the races, there is a Galwegian who would prefer to do something else.

Enjoy a feast of free events on Galway Culture Night

Galway Culture Night takes place on Friday September 25 with a host of free musical, literary, and arts events taking place throughout the city.

 

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