'Getting to Know...' - Robert Hilton

Thu, Jul 29, 2021

What is your idea of perfect happiness?
Real happiness only exists by contrast to other experiences.

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‘If we’re not producing theatre, we do not exist, you have to perform’

Wed, Jul 28, 2021

A PLAY about love, about art, about relationships, ambition, desire, the declines of the Anglo-Irish gentry, and the emergence of a new society - Anton Chekhov’s tragi-comedy The Seagull, in the acclaimed adaptation by Thomas Kilroy, is all of these things.

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‘I believe in the ability of artists to change the world’

Wed, Jul 21, 2021

AT EVERY arts event in the city he would be there, the jolly man with the glasses and the long hair, a smile and good company, enthusiastic for what he, and we, were about to see that night, be it theatre, music, literature, visual arts - and he usually had an important role in supporting it.

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'Getting to Know...' - Conor O’Toole, filmmaker and comedian

Tue, Jul 20, 2021

What is your idea of perfect happiness?
Cycling down a slight, almost imperceptible incline, makes you feel like the God of Speed. Hermes, right? Like Hermes.

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‘It’s like three festivals in one - the digital, the indoors, the outdoors’

Thu, Jul 15, 2021

IT HAS been a long time since we have been able to say “Let’s go out to the cinema this evening”, but this summer we can, and indeed being ‘out’ at the cinema - literally - will be the highlight of summer 2021 in the city.

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'Getting to Know...' Ros na Rún's Marie Bheag Breathnach

Thu, Jul 15, 2021

What is your idea of perfect happiness?
A Covid free world.

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‘We’ve had to be imaginative in the way we present things’

Wed, Jul 14, 2021

IN 2020, the Galway International Arts Festival declared the autumn programme of events that year would be the only time the festival ever took place outside July.

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‘At his core, Michael Collins was a true Republican’

Wed, Jul 07, 2021

AUGUST 22 2021 will mark the 99th anniversary of Béal na Bláth and the death of one of the most significant figures in modern Irish history - Michael Collins.

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‘To the waters and the wild…’

Wed, Jun 30, 2021

“EACH ALBUM reflects the season they were recorded in. “The sound of the seasons permeates the songs. You'll hear footsteps through snowfall, catch the cautious optimism of a clear spring day, and feel the heat haze of a summer day on the west coast of Ireland.”

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'Getting to Know...' Annamaria Nic Dhonnacha, Ros na Rún

Thu, Jun 10, 2021

What is your idea of perfect happiness?
Love and Laughter.

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‘It was great to be part of this, because it involved the postman, my teachers, Baboró, and my family’

Wed, Jun 09, 2021

THROUGH THE tumultuous times of the Covid-19 global pandemic, children in Galway took on starring roles in two creative projects - St Pat’s Lockdown Olympics and The Street Are Ours - thanks to the RISE programme from the Baboró International Arts Festival for Children, in partnership with Galway 2020.

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'Getting to Know...' writer Sarah Maria Griffin

Thu, Jun 03, 2021

What is your idea of perfect happiness?
Walking, in a far away city at night with my partner, in no hurry.

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‘It’s amazing how much inspiration you can get from just looking around’

Wed, Jun 02, 2021

THE VIBRANT colours and abstract forms of the paintings of An Post worker Jeffrey Hirst have been gaining positive attention in recent times - from buyers, curators, and the public - and it comes during an unprecedented period, the most intense and busy he and his colleagues have ever known.

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'Getting to Know...' Flirt FM's Eoghan Holland

Thu, May 27, 2021

What is your idea of perfect happiness?
I'm not a perfectionist but a balance of everything I like in good company.

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The Lighthouse Project - ‘Claiming and mapping a space for creativity’

Wed, May 26, 2021

THE CONFINEMENTS of the lockdowns and the severe limits on travel have restricted us all to our own localities, and for many that means passing by the same places, the same objects, and the same sights.

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'Getting to Know...' musician Peppe Frana

Thu, May 20, 2021

What is your idea of perfect happiness?
Not having a boss.

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‘Exoticness, adventurousness, and curiosity’

Wed, May 19, 2021

“EARLY MUSIC is linked with the history and heritage of Galway. It’s exotic in some cases, and it has that adventurousness and curiosity that appeals to us about what music was then, how it sounded, and how people played it. Above all, it’s simply just good music.”

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Digital strategy plays key role in Town Hall Theatre response to Covid-19 crisis

Thu, May 13, 2021

When the Town Hall Theatre – the epicentre of Galway's cultural activity - later this month installs its own in-house live streaming equipment, it will mark yet another important milestone on the long and winding road travelled since the Covid-19 shutdown of March 2020.

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'Getting to Know...' Ros na Rún's Caitriona Ní Dhomhnaill

Thu, May 13, 2021

What is your idea of perfect happiness?
A Covid-free world.

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Why Galway needs a permanent community rehearsal facility

Wed, May 12, 2021

IN JUNE, a pilot scheme will begin which could have huge, and very positive ramifications for Galway's music scene, local musicians, and particularly young people, when a rehearsal space opens in the Nuns Island Theatre.

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