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Little Fox with big ideas

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As far as dining out goes we have the cyber diners, those among us who obsessively watch social media, hoping to be the first to get a taste of the latest new restaurant opening. There are the traditionalists who are entirely committed to a favourite restaurant, spending every special occasion meal there, from birthdays to date nights and all family gatherings. Then there are the increasing numbers of destination diners, serious food lovers who think nothing of travelling overnight just for a meal — throwing a toothbrush in a bag and driving across the country for dinner at the latest ‘hot’ chef’s restaurant, no matter how obscure the location.

Design Island Galway exhibition

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THE FOURTH Design Island Galway exhibition will present furniture pieces, lighting design, stone sculpture, ceramics, glass, artwork, and fine metalwork, designed and hand built in Ireland.

Take a journey through the life of Eileen Gray

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EILEEN GRAY defied categorisation throughout her long life. Born in Enniscorthy, Wexford, in 1878, she was one of the foremost furniture designers and architects of the last century, with her iconic Dragon Chair fetching the highest ever price at auction for a piece of 20th century furniture, yet many people are not familiar with her.

‘A playful way of thinking about death’

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WHAT WOULD happen if, one day, death downed tools and took a holiday? That’s the scenario at the heart of Death at Intervals, the brilliant novel by Portuguese Nobel laureate José Saramago, a theatre adaptation of which is coming to the Galway International Arts Festival.

 

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