Galway Pride plans series of online events for December

Thu, Nov 26, 2020

As the days darken towards the end of an unprecedented and difficult year, a bit of joy and colour will be brought to Galway when Galway's LGBT+ community hosts Winter Pride.

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Science of Dancing, Circus and Microbes on Festival Opening Day

Fri, Nov 06, 2020

Galway Science and Technology Festival will hold a special opening event on Sunday 8th November on their YouTube Channel. Fun and innovative events for all the family include ‘The Science of Dance’ where you can learn to dance to improve your brain health. Learn how to juggle in ‘Science of the Circus’ with James Soper.

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Science on Screen Film Festival for Galway opens this week!

Tue, Nov 03, 2020

A new film festival – Science on Screen Film Festival Ireland – runs from this Thursday November 5 to Sunday November 8. The festival, hosted by CÚRAM, the SFI Research Centre for Medical Devices based at NUI Galway and Galway Film Centre, will show the best of science films – shorts and features - from around the world and will include a world premiere, a European premiere and lots of Irish premieres.

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Livefeed returns with online performance

Thu, Oct 29, 2020

On November 7, Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture youth music project, Livefeed, will host a live online event featuring young musicians and songwriters from Galway city and county. The event will be livestreamed via the Livefeed Facebook, YouTube and Twitch accounts at 7pm and available to watch after the event on YouTube. The event will also feature as part of the TRIBES Youth Arts Festival programme.

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Enjoy Macnas At Home - A Bram Stoker Festival commission!

Tue, Oct 27, 2020

In a year when a parade isn’t possible, Macnas has partnered once again with Bram Stoker Festival for a unique celebration to bring the magic of Macnas right into your home this Halloween.

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The Law Is A White Dog - TULCA 2020

Thu, Oct 08, 2020

A REFUSAL to be restricted by categorisation; the invention of new languages and forms of expression; and developing affinities with others is at the heart of TULCA 2020.

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Ceiliúradh Eilís Dillon - celebrating a prolific Galway writer

Thu, Oct 08, 2020

Eilís Dillon, one of Galway’s most prolific and versatile writers, who published some 50 titles, for children and adults, between 1948 and 1992, will be celebrated and remembered in a series of virtual events this year.

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Galway Cartoon Festival 2020

Thu, Oct 01, 2020

AN EXHIBITION featuring more than 100 cartoons, taking in every aspect and angle of the Covid-19 pandemic, will be the centrepiece of the 2020 Galway Cartoon Festival.

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Baboró 2020 starts on Monday

Thu, Oct 01, 2020

Monday October 5 marks the start of the Baboró International Arts Festival For Children, two weeks of creative, theatrical, musical and artistic events for children to share with families, friends, and classmates.

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The sound of silver - Flirt FM to mark 25 years on air

Thu, Sep 24, 2020

On Monday September 28, at 12 noon, it will be exactly 25 years since Flirt FM, the award winning campus, community and alternative radio station, located at NUI Galway, went live on air.

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Gilgamesh is coming...

Thu, Sep 24, 2020

A BEARDED man with wild, unkempt hair, pulling a cart behind him, was spotted on the streets of Galway this week, the same man whose face adorns a mural that appeared on the corner of Bridge Street and Dominick Street.

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Covid pandemic forces cancellation of 2020 Vodafone Comedy Carnival

Thu, Sep 24, 2020

THE VODAFONE Comedy Carnival Galway, one of the major events of the Galway, and indeed Irish festival calendar, has had to be cancelled this year due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

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Galway musicians to host A Cup Of Music in aid of Galway Hospice

Tue, Sep 22, 2020

LEO MORAN of The Saw Doctors, singer-songwriter Marc Roberts, along with Tom Joyce and Carmel and Enda Dempsey will present a special show to raise funds for Galway Hospice.

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Culture Night 2020 - what are you going to?

Thu, Sep 17, 2020

Culture Night, Ireland's annual night of free arts, entertainments, and cultural events, to encourage the public to embrace, enjoy, and develop more interest in music, theatre, literature, dance, and the visual arts, returns tomorrow, Friday September 18.

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Galway 'Virtual' Fringe Festival 2020

Thu, Sep 17, 2020

THE GALWAY Fringe Festival - normally an event on the streets, stages, and venues of the city - is moving online this year to provide "a creative digital space for new and emerging artists to get on a virtual stage and share their talents despite pandemic woes".

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Óró… - cultural connections and performances in Connemara

Thu, Sep 17, 2020

LIAM Ó MAONLAÍ and Diarmuid de Faoite, along with Scottish singer Josie Duncan, and Cornish poet Taran Spalding-Jenkin, will be among the artists taking part in Óró..., which premieres in Connemara this month.

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Baboró 2020 - Galway’s children’s festival launches today

Thu, Sep 10, 2020

Today marks the launch of the 24th annual Baboró International Arts Festival for Children, with young Galway audiences set to enjoy two weeks of music, theatre, dance, art, and a wild ride of fun for the imagination.

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Jennifer Cunningham designs GIAF 2020 Autumn Programme poster

Thu, Sep 10, 2020

THE AWARD winning Galway artist Jennifer Cunningham has created a commemorative poster artwork for the Galway International Arts Festival’s Autumn Edition programme.

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Resilience and community - Clifden Arts Festival starts next week

Thu, Sep 10, 2020

Despite the devastating impact of last week's floods, the 43rd Clifden Arts Festival will go ahead, with a spirit of resilience and sense of community ensuring the continuation of Ireland’s longest running community arts festival.

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THE BIG THINK AT GALWAY SUMMER GARDEN: THE ULTIMATE LAST CHANCE SUMMER FESTIVAL

Wed, Sep 09, 2020

Just as you thought the last chance of a proper festival had gone for this year, along comes The Big Think - a festival of talks and ideas - to fill you with inspiration, insight, hope and joy. Galway Summer Garden provides the perfect festival vibe for this Indian summer of enlightenment and laughs. The central outdoor stage is encircled by a panopticon of beautifully-appointed bell tents (each with its own dedicated loo!), from which you can ‘contactlessly’ order your food and drinks delivered to the door.

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