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Calling all snappers with a passion for fashion

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If you have a passion for fashion photography, then this one might be for you.

GMIT film student to have short film screened at Cannes

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A short film by a young Galway-based filmmaker, Luke Morgan, has been selected to screen at the Cannes Film Festival’s Short Film Corner. Morgan is a third year student on the BA (hons) in film and documentary at GMIT’s Centre for Creative Arts & Media (CCAM).

Seachtain na Gaeilge 2015

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SEACHTAIN NA Gaeilge returns for 2015 with, despite its name, a fortnight of Irish language, culture, and heritage events from Saturday February 28 to Tuesday March 17.

Al Porter ‘Is Yours’ at the Róisín Dubh

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AL PORTER, “Ireland’s ascendant king of camp” according to the Irish Independent, and for David McSavage, “one of the few comedians that actually makes me laugh”, is coming to Galway.

I Draw Slow @ Monroe’s Live

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DRAWING ON the sounds of Irish and American folk music, Dublin roots quintet I Draw Slow are “one of the most beguiling and singular acts currently on the circuit”.

Loam — Galway dining redefined

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By and large Galway does not like fine dining. White table cloths, fine linens, and silverware don’t appeal to our Bohemian tendencies. Elaborate five hour, three-figure, hushed meals make us collectively regress to our inner toddler, wanting to smear our foie gras and veloute around. That is not to say we don't enjoy fine food, we just like it in a more lively environment. Galwegians, and those who are drawn to settle here, are comfortable in the easy elegance of Kai, the relaxed charm of Il Vicolo, or propping up the bar upstairs in Sheridan’s — any place with that touch of novelty, eccentricity, and fun. In recent times, it seems the rest of the world is coming round to our point of view. There is a shift in the industry from formal and traditional establishments towards a style of low-key dining, both nationally and internationally. Now that chefs are busy opening pizza joints and noodle bars, the days seem numbered for fancy dining rooms and yet that is exactly what has just happened.

Local writers plan to Pull in the laughs at Linenhall

If you are looking for some fun with a Mayo connection, look no further than Half Solid Productions’ comedy show The Pull, at the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar on Thursday September 25 at 8pm.

Featuring X for Galway Fringe Festival

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FEATURING X, the Louth indie-rock/alternative pop quintet, whose song ‘Wild Love’ is clocking up serious hits on YouTube, play the Galway Fringe Festival.

Races’ Best Dressed contenders urged to dress for the weather

Dress for the weather, wear flawless make-up, choose a current or classic outfit, (perhaps in white) and skilfully use accessories to add the finishing touch to your ensemble.

Johnny Cash tribute for Royal Theatre show

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Get Rhythm, the Johnny Cash tribute band who have made a name for themselves by touring Irish prisons, are coming to the Royal Theatre, Castlebar, on August 16.

 

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