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Athlone’s James Whyte receives McKenna Award

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Athlone-based James Whyte was this year’s recipient of the James McKenna Award at The Gerard Manley Hopkins Society’s 30th International Festival, which took place in Newbridge College from July 21 to 27.

Galway International Arts Festival celebrates 40 years

 

'A powerful First World War story'

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A YOUNG soldier on the Western Front, Tommo Peaceful, as he awaits his execution by firing squad, looks back on the whole of his life. This is Private Peaceful, a deeply moving story by War Horse author Michael Morpurgo.

Brooklyn goes all Galway as Arlington opens to rave reviews

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Arlington, co-produced with Landmark Productions, opened at St.Ann’s Warehouse in Brooklyn last Sunday to a fantastic reception. Guests in attendance at the opening performances included author John Grisham, actors Nick Sandow from Orange is the New Black, Paul Reid and Lisa Dwan; Irish artist John Gerrard who exhibits during the Festival and whose new solo show opened at the Simon Preston Gallery in New York; pianist John O’Conor who flew to New York to support his son Hugh in Arlington; poet Paul Muldoon and Consul General of Ireland Barbara Jones as well as many of New York’s artistic community including Joe Mellilo from the Brooklyn Academy of Music, and composers Mikel Rouse and Philip Glass, Arlington runs in New York until May 28.

Youth Ballet West's tenth anniversary gala

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YOUTH BALLET West marks it's 10th year in existence with a gala performance in the Town Hall Theatre that will draw from many of its most popular shows, as well as the world premiere of the new work - A Tribute to Haydn.

Four hands - one piano

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THEY WILL play the piano separately and then, side by side, they will play the piano together, just to show that, not only do 'many hands make light work', but can, if they are the right hands, play wonderful music.

GIAF to host world premiere of major new music/theatre show

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THE WORLD premiere of Woyzeck in Winter, a major new music theatre production, will take place in Galway as part of the Galway International Arts Festival 2017, after which the show transfers to London’s prestigious Barbican Centre.

Kneehigh’s Tristan & Yseult for Galway International Arts Festival 2017

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Galway International Arts Festival is delighted to announce that celebrated UK theatre company Kneehigh will bring their five-star show Tristan & Yseult to the Galway International Arts Festival in July.

Coole Music Orchestra Festival - celebrating 10 years

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THE COOLE Music Orchestra Festival, which celebrates it's 10th anniversary this year, returns on Saturday March 11, with a series of afternoon and evening concerts, in the Gort Community Centre, south Galway.

‘Galway is the future and I like living in the future’

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Galway’s arts scene has long thrived on the input of countless cultured ‘blow-ins’ who landed here from near and far, and then enriched us all with their creative endeavours. New Yorker John Farrell, who has just relocated to Galway, is well equipped to carry on that honoured tradition and indeed he is relishing the prospect of doing so.

 

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