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The iconic statue of writer Pádraic Ó Conaire will finally be returned to the Galway City Museum today, in advance of a bronze replica being installed in Eyre Square later this year - the statue's original home.
Throughout July and August, Ballina Arts Centre – in partnership with the Ballinglen Arts Foundation, the Royal Hiberian Academy, and Mayo County Council – will present The Foggy Dew, an exhibition of new works by RHA president Mick O’Dea, at the Ballina Civic Offices, and the Ballinglen Arts Foundation gallery in Ballycastle.
DYSTOPIAS, ISOLATION, characters on the edge are just some of the recurrent themes that announce themselves in Eoghan O’Tuairisc’s Fornocht do Chonaic/Naked I Saw You at An Taibhdhearc, Enda Walsh’s Arlington [a love story] in Leisureland, and Druid’s new staging of Waiting for Godot.
AN TAIBHDHEARC'S contribution to this year’s Galway International Arts Festival is Eoghan Ó Tuairisc's Fornocht do Chonac, a multimedia production about Patrick Pearse, performed in Irish with English surtitles.
School choirs from all over Ireland will perform in the SCCUL Schools Choral Competition on Friday May 6. The competition which is hosted by GMIT will see choirs from Dublin, Donegal, Sligo, Mayo and Galway compete at Primary and Post- Primary level.
'SEAS AN Fód/Stand Your Ground' is the defiant theme of this year's Múscailt, NUI Galway's annual arts festival, which brings a host of visual arts, music, performance, song, talks, and workshop to the campus in March. All events are free and open to the public.
MUSIC FOR Martin, a concert of choral music in aid of Galway Hospice, takes place in St Nicholas’ Collegiate Church, on Saturday February 6 at 8pm.
STARTING IN the early seventies and continuing for about 20 years, there was a continuous migration into Galway of extraordinary “blow ins” whose genius and drive transfigured the cultural life of the city.
It was something of a red letter day at Kenny’s Gallery last Friday with the dual launch of a major new exhibition by sculptor John Behan, and a terrific book celebrating the artist, by NUIG’s Adrian Frazier, entitled John Behan: The Bull of Sheriff Street - The Life and Work of an Irish Sculptor and published by Lilliput Press.
"SOME OF those who already know about John Behan would think of him as without question a Dubliner. For others, after forty years there, he is a fundamental part of Galway."