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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GIAF 2020 Autumn Edition - it's on!

Thu, Sep 03, 2020

COVID-19 may have rendered Galway's summer festival season inert, but the city and its festivals are too resilient to be kept down forever, so for the first time in its 43 year history, the arts festival moves to the autumn.

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Breandán Ó hEithir and the 'gentle' Black and Tans

Thu, Aug 27, 2020

THE ANNUAL Féile na bhFlaitheartach, which usually takes place on Inis Mór each August, has been re-imagined in light of the Covid-19 pandemic, and will be an online event this year.

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Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture launches reimagined programme

Thu, Aug 13, 2020

From next month until March 2021, more than 350 artists from Galway, and across Ireland, will take part in a seven month, reimagined, Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture programme.

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Galway Fringe Festival 2020 - a physical and virtual festival

Thu, Aug 13, 2020

THE GALWAY Fringe Festival will come in two forms this year - a physical form featuring art exhibitions throughout this month, and a virtual form with online shows in September.

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