RISE - Galway’s children co-creating events with artists

Thu, Mar 25, 2021

GALWAY CHILDREN will be dancing, leaping, learning, and playing with local and international artists this spring, as part of the exciting RISE programme of events.

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A Piece of You - CELLISSIMO for children

Thu, Mar 18, 2021

GREG SINCLAIR is an award-winning performance artist, composer and cellist from Edinburgh, Scotland. He makes performance work in a variety of ways, with a focus on music, sound and movement. His work is often made in collaboration with other artists, children, young people, community members, or its audience. Greg also composes music for theatre and performs in other companies’ work. Here he tells us about his piece in CELLISSIMO.

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New curator announced for TULCA 2021

Tue, Mar 16, 2021

EOIN DARA, head of exhibitions at Dundee Contemporary Arts, and who has curated exhibitions at The Mac in Belfast, has been appointed curator of the 2021 TULCA Festival of Visual Arts.

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The Galway Advertiser and Galway City Council St Patrick's Day Takeover!

Mon, Mar 15, 2021

ST PATRICK'S Day will be an online celebration this year. So as we have to do without the parade, the pageantry, and the festivities, we are delighted to announced that we have partnered up with Galway City Council to bring you St Patrick's Day at home festivities like no other! Tune in on our Twitter, Facebook and Instagram page for a St Patrick's Day Takeover on March 17th 2021. We will be sharing and interactive content and activities for all the family, using the hashtag #StPatrickTakeover. Your contributions are also welcome. Just tag us in photos featuring your St Patrick's Day-at-home celebrations and use the hashtag #StPatrickTakeover.

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Cúirt programme to be launched next week

Thu, Mar 04, 2021

THE CÚIRT International Festival of Literature will launch the programme for it's 2021 events online at 7pm on Thursday March 11.

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Manchán Magan and Galway 2020 give new lease of life for forgotten Irish words

Thu, Mar 04, 2021

MANCHÁN MAGAN is best known as a globe trotting adventurer and travel writer, but with the Covid-19 pandemic keeping us all grounded and close to home, Manchán has embarked on a different kind of journey.

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NUI Galway Law Society to celebrate 100th birthday

Thu, Feb 25, 2021

The Student Law Society of NUI Galway will mark the society’s 100th anniversary with a series of virtual events featuring some of the most respected legal minds in Ireland.

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Galway 2020 secures April extension

Thu, Feb 25, 2021

GALWAY 2020 has secured an extension to allow some events to move into April after Level 5 Government restrictions impacted on cultural events in January and February.

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Cellissimo - a music festival for the senses

Mon, Feb 22, 2021

THE SOUND of the cello, a pleasure for the ear and appealing to the heart as the instrument many believe is closest in sound to the human voice, will be at the centre of a new festival for Galway.

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Galway 2020 - back and in business for 2021 with new events

Thu, Feb 04, 2021

We may have entered the second month of 2021, but the continuing Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown makes it seem like an extension of last year. Yet, in the words of Galway city arts officer, James Harrold, "we will be in ‘play’ mode again and the deferred pleasures of 2020 will be back in our calendars".

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New music and artwork to celebrate life and work of Eilís Dillon

Thu, Jan 07, 2021

Eilís Dillon, the Galway born novelist, and one of Ireland's most versatile writers, will be honoured with a new piece of music, and a new artwork, both commissioned by Galway Public Libraries.

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The Goldberg Variations to usher in 2021

Thu, Dec 17, 2020

"I DON'T know much about classic music," Sandy Bates, Woody Allen's character in Stardust Memories noted. "For years I thought the Goldberg Variations were something Mr and Mrs Goldberg tried on their wedding night."

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Baboró unveils plans for 2021 festival

Thu, Dec 17, 2020

This year is not yet over, and 2021 is likely to remain a time of uncertainty, but with all things arts and culture, "the show must go on", and the Baboró International Arts Festival for Children has already unveiled plans for its next festival.

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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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