Fashion Show Fundraiser.

Festivals & Events

Fashion Show Fundraiser.

Wed, May 04, 2022

Join us on Friday 6th May at 11am in Standún, An Spidéal for a Fashion Show Fundraiser in support of our 65 new Ukrainian neighbours.

Cinema

Downton Abbey: A New Era and a complimentary glass of Prosecco this weekend only at Pálás!

Fri, Apr 29, 2022

The highly anticipated Downton Abbey sequel opens this Friday at Pálás. To celebrate the return of the Dowager and extended Crawley family to the big screen, Galway Advertiser readers will receive a complimentary glass of Prosecco with the purchase of a ticket across the opening weekend in Pálás. You can collect your glass of prosecco at the refreshed box office to enjoy in screen or relax in the bar* before or after the film.

Mersey Belles

Arts & Exhibitions

Return of the uke

Wed, May 11, 2022


The Galway Uke Fest is back — Showcasing unique and exciting talent from the Irish ukulele scene, the festival will run from May 20 to May 22.

Des Kavanagh photographed at his home in Galway. His collection of poem Binnion Road was recently published by Artisan House. Photo:- Mike Shaughnessy

Literature & Readings

From the drill to the quill

Wed, Apr 27, 2022

Des Kavanagh’s poems are full of the names of people and places he knows or has known well. Names are great familiarisers and Kavanagh’s Ireland is a close and familiar place. But it also bears within it the ache of absence, not just for specific people, but for the world they inhabited, a world that made them and that they also made. Kavanagh’s ancestral Inishowen in Donegal, his family, in it’s old and new generations, often provide the pivot that turns him to the past, although it also allows for glimpses of the future, through children and grandchildren — so said the late Seamus Deane of the Galway poet.

E-paper

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