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Claire Guinan's portraits of Irish musicians

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THE CORONAS, PAUL BRADY, The Dubliners' John Sheahan, and Mick Flannery, are among the musicians portrayed in a new exhibition by the Irish artist Claire Guinan, which opens in Galway next week.

Five days and counting to Galway's biggest arts festival yet

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Over 14 days, the city can look forward to more than 200 events, across 32 venues, and involving more than 600 artists and performers, in what is to date, the largest Galway International Arts Festival ever staged.

Galway Jazz Festival to defy Brexit

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IN DEFIANCE of the impending reality of Brexit, and what it may mean for touring musicians, the Galway Jazz Festival has announced a line up for this October's event, that contains strong UK representation.

Courses for all levels at the International School of Make-up Artistry

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The International School of Make-up Artistry has been in business for more than 25 years, specialising in make-up artistry courses, from beginners to advanced levels, and is constantly updating with cosmetic products and fashion trends. The college offers a variety of full time and part time options.

Popular ‘people's build’ returns to arts festival

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A favourite of the 2017 Galway International Arts Festival,the spectacular architectural build, is back this year.

Circuses, streets, and gardens - all part of GIAF magic

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FROM ITS earliest days, Galway International Arts Festival has wowed audiences by transforming city streets into sites of magic and bringing the visual verve of circus to indoor venues. This year’s festival again delivers a feast of spectacle and who better to give the lowdown on the hoedown than GIAF artistic director, Paul Fahy.

Incantata and ‘reaching across the void’

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THE SHOWPIECE theatre premiere in this year’s GIAF is the staging of Paul Muldoon’s great elegy Incantata, which the poet wrote in response to the death from cancer, in 1992, of his one-time lover, artist Mary Farl Powers, who was aged just 44.

The Art of Protest at the arts festival

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FROM THE rallies which led to the repeal of the Eight Amendment in Ireland, to the Black Lives Matter movement in the US, to Palestinian demonstrations against Israeli occupation, our polarised world has seen an upsurge of protest.

Baoite – 'a very human story'

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AMONG THE exciting new plays being premiered at GIAF is Darach Mac Con Iomaire’s Baoite at An Taibhdhearc, a co-production with Abbey Theatre in association with the arts festival.

Deputies welcome €700,000 for arts funding

The Minister for Culture and the Arts Council has today announced €688,279 in Arts Grant funding for artists and arts organisations in Galway city and county.

 

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