Search Results for 'the Galway International Arts Festival'

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Special pre-theatre menu at McCambridges

McCambridges is launching a pre-theatre menu for the duration of the Galway International Arts Festival.

Forget Garth Brooks - visit Galway instead

Galway is synonymous with festival fun, and July signals an intoxicating mix of summer festivals that attract thousands of visitors to our city every year.

The Sonics - ‘punk long before punk’

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IN THEIR mid-1960s hey day, The Sonics were never really known outside of the American Northwest, despite being the wildest, loudest, most outrageous band around.

Owen Pallet - Five Essential Songs Playlist

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OWEN PALLET is a Canadian composer, violinist, keyboardist, and vocalist, who came to prominence initially under the moniker Final Fantasy, with his breakout second album He Poos Clouds winning the 2006 Polaris Music Prize.

Midsummer madness and match-ups

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AS IT has done for the past couple of years, Galway Youth Theatre and Galway Community Theatre again team up for the Galway International Arts Festival with their staging of Midsummer by Scottish author David Greig.

‘I’m proud to be intellectually disabled, it’s who I am’

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BLUE TEAPOT Theatre Company provided one of the big hits of last year’s arts festival with Christian O’Reilly’s heartbreakingly beautiful play, Sanctuary, a production which also enjoyed a successful run at the Dublin Fringe Festival.

Moonfish and Star Of The Sea’s ‘secret architecture’

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IN RECENT years, Galway’s Moonfish Theatre Company, founded by sisters Máiréad and Ionia Ní Chróinín, has been winning a burgeoning reputation as one of the most imaginative and exciting around.

We Banjo Three - a band of brothers

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THE FIRST six months of 2014 have been pretty good for Galway roots, trad, and bluegrass band We Banjo Three, and they are set to cap it all with the release of their new album.

Phosphorescent - five Essential Songs playlist

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PHOSPHORESCENT IS Alabaman singer-songwriter Matthew Houck and he is Phosphorescent in the way Neil Hannon is the Divine Comedy and Trent Reznor is Nine Inch Nails.

The National - six essential songs playlist

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THE NATIONAL, who play the Galway International Arts Festival Big Top on Wednesday July 16, are one of the few groups, if not the only group, of whom it can truly be said, ‘I prefer the later stuff’.

 

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