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Government funds to complete Galway Picture Palace

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The long, and increasingly controversial, saga of the Solas Arthouse Picture Palace Cinema, has taken a step closer to completion with this morning's announcement that the Government has provided additional funding of €735,000 towards the project.

Writers sought for Short Film Commission Scheme

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THE GALWAY Film Centre, Galway Film Fleadh, and RTÉ have announced a new Short Film Commission Scheme, with writers invited to submit a story idea that could eventually become a short film.

Report finds Galway could be an international hub for creative industry

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Galway city and county has significant opportunity to develop its arts and culture sector into a global creative hub, and could make giant strides in areas such as ICT and the local food industry, according to a study published this week.

Tourmakeady scientist wins award for breast cancer research work

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A Tourmakeady scientist has won a €15,000 fellowship for her work to identify new treatments for chemo-resistant breast cancer.

Galway Film Fleadh 'music from the movies' concert

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FILM SCORES, be they the James Bond theme, John William's iconic score for Star Wars, Ennio Morricone's immortal The Good, The Bad or The Ugly theme, have given the world some of its best and best loved music.

Travel Guide

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Lake Garda - The largest of the Italian lakes, Lake Garda enjoys a sheltered position and a warm, balmy climate - a seductive combination for a relaxing holiday.

Young Environmentalist final

Three transition year groups represented St Joseph’s College, Summerhill at the Eco Unesco Young Environmentalist final at the Mansion House in Dublin.

Baboró conference to examine how we nurture creativity in the classroom

Baboró International Arts Festival for Children is to hold a ground-breaking conference entitled Opening the Door to Creative Teaching and Learning. The conference will take place in NUI Galway on Thursday May 28 and is aimed at anyone interested in improving levels of confidence, creative and critical thinking and problem solving in primary school children, and in finding new ways of exploring the curriculum using creativity and active learning.

Major Summer School on the Arts and Human Rights to take place just before Arts Festival

Thought leaders from the seemingly disparate worlds of human rights and the arts will come together for the Galway International Summer School on the Arts and Human Rights from 9-11 July. This landmark event, a world-first, is hosted by NUI Galway’s Irish Centre for Human Rights, and will take place in the days immediately before the Galway International Arts Festival.

Fire parade, music, and visual arts at Uisneach

This May bank holiday weekend will see Ireland’s oldest Bealtaine celebration on the Hill of Uisneach on Saturday, May 2 from 2-11.30pm. The Uisneach Fire Festival’s unique ceremonial fire parade at dusk will be the centrepiece of the day-long celebration which will feature artisan foods and crafts, holistic healing, a heritage talks tent, re-enactments, and guided heritage walks. The main stage area will feature a full music programme including the Máirtín O’Connor Band and Mary Coughlan. A special Clarke’s Bar Tent will also feature a traditional music programme throughout the day.

 

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