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Rembrandt On Screen @ The Eye Cinema

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AN INTIMATE viewing, examination, and study of the works of Rembrandt, one of world’s greatest artists, will take place at a special screening in The Eye Cinema.

Arthouse cinema takes shape

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By May 2014 Galway city will finally have its long awaited art house cinema, with construction of the Solas Picture Palace now at an advanced stage.

William Evans of Eton and his old Galway watercolours

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William Evans of Eton (1798-1877) was the drawing master of Eton College in England and was an accomplished artist who exhibited widely in London, Dublin, and Paris. He made a number of visits to the west of Ireland in 1835 and 1838 where he produced many studies and finished watercolours, mostly of Counties Galway and Mayo, a mixture of picturesque landscapes, market and street scenes, and what might be called peasant structures and peasant portraits.

Jennifer Cunningham’s art classes

ONE OF Galway’s finest young artists, the award winning Jennifer Cunningham, is taking bookings for her new term of art classes which start on Monday January 14.

Leenane Mountain Walking Festival 2012

The May Bank Holiday is the annual Mountain Walking Festival in Leenane.

1,000 eggs later, Druid brings The Cripple of Inishmaan back to Galway

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When Druid stages Martin McDonagh’s The Cripple of Inishmaan in Galway on Wednesday June 22, the cast and crew will have clocked up 20,000 miles, 1,800 bed nights, and cracked 1,000 eggs - one of the longest tours by any Irish theatre company.

Museums Matter opens at Turlough House

From De Lorean cars to a priceless Caravaggio, and from the Ardagh Chalice to a bedpan from Ballyhaunis, Irish museums have something for everyone.

A heavy shadow over Coole

In Roy Foster’s impressive biography of WB Yeats* he tells an interesting anecdote concerning the sinking of the RMS Lusitania off the Cork coast on May 7 1915. The Galway writer Violet Martin (the second half of the caustic but amusing Sommerville and Ross duo), was walking by the sea near Castletownshend, Co Cork, when she saw the Lusitania pass in ‘beautiful weather’. Half and hour later, as the ship steamed passed the Old Head of Kinsale on her way to Liverpool, it was torpedoed by a German U-boat. Nearly 2,000 people perished.

Celebrating Lady Gregory - the Autumn Gathering at Coole

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TOMORROW, SATURDAY, and Sunday, the fabled Coole Park plays host to the 14th annual Lady Gregory Autumn Gathering which, as ever, features a top-notch array of speakers and performers coming together to celebrate Lady Gregory and her world.

Music and more at the national museum

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