Search Results for 'the Galway International Arts Festival'

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'I have a huge connection with Galway'

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THIS SATURDAY afternoon, at the Heineken Big Top in the Fisheries Field, the RTÉ Concert Orchestra extend An Invitation To The Dance for this year’s Proms Concert, jointly presented by the Galway International Arts Festival and the Róisín Dubh.

Mongoose's musical and vocal 'melty-pot'

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MONGOOSE CALL themselves "a musical melty-pot combining the vocals, instrument-playing and songwriting of four women". They play the Róisín Dubh this weekend as part of the Galway International Arts Festival.

The 'cultural force' of Galway International Arts Festival celebrated at launch

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THE GALWAY International Arts Festival was officially launched at the Galmont Hotel on Tuesday evening amid a wave of great music and good vibes. This is the festival’s 41st year and, if that makes it middle-aged, it still exudes enviable levels of energy and imagination.

Arab Strap's Aidan Moffat and friends for GIAF 18

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ONE-HALF of Arab Strap; a man not be confused with the founder of Scientology; and another, with a very common name but an uncommonly brilliant ability on guitar, are to appear in the Róisín Dubh.

Summer festival drinks and dining at the Gaslight Bar & Brasserie

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Soak up the atmosphere of summer in Galway at the Gaslight Bar & Brasserie at Hotel Meyrick. One of Galway’s most sought after venues open seven days a week, the Gaslight is situated in the heart of the city with sweeping views over Eyre Square.

Festival season set to generate more than €90 million for local economy

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Galway's three major festivals - the Galway Film Fleadh, the Galway International Arts Festival, and the Galway Races - are set to attract a combined total of 375,000 people to the city, and collectively generate more than €90 million for the local economy.

'Resistance to the far right has to come from the local level'

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Among the speakers at the Galway International Arts Festival’s ‘First Thought Talks’ is Liz Fekete, director of Britain’s Institute of Race Relations. Her recently published book, Europe’s Fault Lines, examines the ominous rise of far right parties across the continent and attendant upsurge of racist and authoritarian policies and ideas.

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.

Wyvern Lingo - new single, two Galway shows

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WYVERN LINGO, possibly the best band in Ireland right now, released their new single 'Crawl' earlier this month, and play two shows in the city this year, including one at the Galway International Arts Festival.

Album review: The Flaming Lips

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IT IS easy to forget The Flaming Lips have been a going concern for 35 years, but this vast, 52 track, three-disc collection, reminds you, not only of their longevity, but their evolution over that time, and their achievement.

 

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