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Theatre

Two exceptional American theatrical productions from US

Wed, Jun 08, 2022

Extraordinary theatre awaits as part of this year’s Galway International Arts Festival, with productions from Ireland and abroad. However, this year, US theatre features strongly in the programme with two stand-out productions.

Classic Fest

Festivals & Events

This Weekend’s Classic Fest Set to be a Cracker

Wed, Jun 29, 2022

With only a few days to go before the gates of Galway Racecourse open to welcome hundreds of vintage and classic cars, tractors, motorbikes, steam engines and much more, it already promises to be the biggest show held in Ireland in 2022. So far there are over twenty vintage and classic clubs from all over Ireland registered to display – as well as the local Western Veteran & Vintage Motor Club and Kiltulla & District Vintage Club, there are clubs travelling from as far away as Carlow, Limerick, Kilkenny, Dublin, Meath, Louth and Donegal. Making the trip west for Classic Fest, these clubs will bring with them an array of cars and exhibits, including displays of individual marques like the Ford Cortina, Jaguar, Ford Capri, Toyota, TVR as well as the Mercedes-Benz Club, who have the largest stand space reserved for fifty cars.

Amstel Quartet

Music

Aisle be back — welcome for return of Galway Cathedral Summer Concerts

Thu, Jun 30, 2022

Galway Cathedral Recitals is delighted to announce its international summer concert season for 2022, the 29th series to take place in Galway Cathedral. As always, the concerts take place on Thursdays at 8:00pm over six weeks in July and early August.

Lakelands

Cinema

New Irish GAA Film ‘Lakelands’ set for world premiere at Galway Film Fleadh

Thu, Jun 30, 2022

Lakelands, the debut feature from longford-based filmmakers robert higgins and patrick mcgivney, will have its world premiere at this year’s Galway Film Fleadh. Set within the world of smalltown GAA, the film is a searing and subversive look at this world from the inside that doesn’t pull any of its punches.

Comedy

Farmer Michael back on the land with new show

Thu, Jun 16, 2022

Sir Stevo Timothy with his alter ego Farmer Michael makes a return to the Town Hall Theatre Galway on Saturday June 25 with tickets on sale now.

Will Fitzgerald

Arts & Exhibitions

Back to what they do best — Fleadh programmer relishes a return to reality

Wed, Jun 22, 2022

Compared to the past two years, this year's Galway Film Fleadh feels positively idyllic and director of programming Will Fitzgerald makes no bones about it. He was gushing with enthusiasm when we spoke this week.

E-paper

Read this weeks E-paper. Past editions also available from within this weeks digital copy.

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