No Spaghetti Westerns for Galway's Italian film fest

Thu, Apr 18, 2024

Organised by the Italian Embassy, the Italian Institute of Culture and the Italian-Irish Chamber of Commerce, the festival will take place across Dublin, Cork and Galway from April to May. This is the third year of the Italian Film Festival in Ireland, and its first time in Galway.

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Japanese film fest begins this week

Thu, Apr 11, 2024

The Japanese Film Festival Ireland returns to Galway for its 15th edition this week, with a line-up highlighting the best of that country’s cinema.

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City cinema scoops top industry prize

Thu, Mar 28, 2024

The Eye Cinema in Wellpark has won the ‘Cinema of the Year’ prize at the 2024 Prestige Awards.

These global awards recognise small- and medium-sized local businesses that have proven to be the best in their market over the past 12 months.

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Seachtain na Gaeilge and St. Patrick’s Day treats at the EYE Cinema

Thu, Mar 14, 2024

This Bank Holiday weekend, there's lot to celebrate at the EYE Cinema in Wellpark.

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Inis Mór trumps ‘Inisherin’ in movie awards

Thu, Feb 29, 2024

The Banshees of Inisherin may have failed to pick up an Oscar last year, but Inis Mór, which provided part of the movie’s stunning backdrop, has now won an international film industry award.

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Theatrical and surreal, Poor Things worked for me

Thu, Jan 18, 2024

Based on a 1992 novel of the same name (although it does make some pretty big changes). Poor Things is the latest film from Yorgos Lanthimos, one of the more interesting directors working today. It is also co-produced by Irish production company Element Pictures, the fourth time they have worked with Lanthimos.

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Diamond jubilee for Galway Film Society

Thu, Jan 18, 2024

On the cusp of its 60th anniversary, Galway Film Society has announced its line-up for the 2024 Spring season, and a tie-in with the Dublin International Film Festival.

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NYE classical performance at Eye Cinema

Thu, Dec 28, 2023

The Eye Cinema in Wellpark has announced a live broadcast of the traditional New Year’s Eve Concert from the Berliner Philharmoniker Orchestra on Sunday, December 31 at 4pm.

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Irish movie class set-up in Galway

Thu, Dec 21, 2023

The National Talent Academy Film & TV Scéal to Set Irish language workshop took place for emerging directors and writers at the Mick Lally Theatre this month.

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Festive fiddling at EYE Cinema

Thu, Dec 14, 2023

Due to popular demand, the EYE Cinema in Wellpark will show violinist André Rieu’s visual and musical festive extravaganza White Christmas this weekend.

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Oranmore film maker triumphs in Tinseltown

Thu, Dec 07, 2023

A documentary chronicling US president John F Kennedy’s momentous visit to Galway in 1963 has won 'Best Documentary Short' title at the City of Angels Women’s Film Festival in Los Angeles.

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Galway Film Society winter season at Pálás this week

Thu, Nov 02, 2023

With cinema standing ovations still ringing in their ears following their autumn offering, Galway Film Society’s winter season begins this week.

Beginning Sunday, 5 November, GFS will present six films, showcasing a wealth of award-winning titles from around the world.

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Spooky movies for kids and creeps at the EYE Cinema this week

Thu, Oct 26, 2023

Ghouls, ghosts and goblins young or old are in for a treat when visiting the EYE in Wellpark from Friday, October 27, to Tuesday, October 31. The cinema is offering free face-painting and 10% off popcorn for Hallowe’en.

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Lost Lear for one night only at Town Hall

Thu, Oct 26, 2023

How do staff at a nursing home facilitate the care of an ageing actress facing the inevitability of dementia? They play along with her delusions to explore her happy memories of rehearsing for a performance of Shakespeare’s King Lear of course.

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Three Miles to Dublin and Cannes

Thu, Oct 05, 2023

A documentary chronicling US president John F Kennedy’s momentous visit to Galway in 1963 will feature at upcoming film festivals in Dublin and Cannes.

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Galway Film Society returns to Pálás for its autumn season

Thu, Sep 14, 2023

GFS’s opening film is the Galway premier of French drama La Syndicaliste, which tells the extraordinary real-life story of Mayo-born Maureen Kearney, a senior French trade unionist-turned-whistleblower, who was forced to fight for justice.

Maureen Kearney will attend a pre-film GFS reception this Sunday, September 17, at Pálás in Galway city.

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Artificial Intelligence takes over Pálás cinema

Thu, Sep 14, 2023

With Hollywood on strike complaining about AI taking over movie makers’ jobs, Galway’s Pálás has decided to investigate cinema’s relationship with this latest technology.

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Artificial Intelligence takes over Pálás cinema

Thu, Sep 14, 2023

With Hollywood on strike complaining about AI taking over movie makers’ jobs, Galway’s Pálás has decided to investigate cinema’s relationship with this latest technology.

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It’s National Cinema Day at the EYE this Saturday September 2!

Thu, Aug 31, 2023

For one day only, this Saturday September 2, keep your diary free and join the National Cinema Day celebrations at the EYE Cinema. All screening will be just €4 including those in the Luxury Screen.

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Patching Tuam textile residency with Galway artist Kathy Ross

Thu, Aug 31, 2023

Patching Tuam: Let's stitch this town together, is the result of a nine month residency from Creative Places Tuam in which textile Artist Kathy Ross worked with a group of 17 young people aged between 13 and 17 to create an exhibition of tapestries and protest banners centred around their social and political viewpoints of their interactions with the town of Tuam.

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