A close-up view on wildlife with Colin Stafford-Johnson

Thu, Oct 17, 2019

COLIN STAFFORD-Johnson, the Emmy award winning Irish cinematographer, whose works has been seen on the BBC's Animal Babies: First Year on Earth and RTE's Wild Ireland - Edge of the World, is coming to the Town Hall Theatre.

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Over The Edge Brexit special

Thu, Oct 17, 2019

A POLITICALLY charged Over The Edge reading will place on the day that may - or may not, there is the Benn Act - see Boris Johnson crash the UK out of the EU without a deal.

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Celebrate the Irish harp at Galway City Museum

Thu, Oct 17, 2019

THE HARP, Ireland's national instrument, will be celebrated in the Galway City Museum this Saturday from 10.30am, with exhibitions, talks, and concerts.

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Galway Cartoon Festival programme announced

Thu, Oct 10, 2019

DETAILS OF the third annual Galway Cartoon Festival, which runs from November 8 to 18, were announced at a gathering in the Black Gate Cultural Centre on Monday evening.

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Poet Stephen James Smith at the Róisín Dubh

Thu, Oct 03, 2019

STEPHEN JAMES Smith, the Dublin poet, playwright, and spoken word artist, plays the last date of his Irish tour in Galway, before taking his verse around Britain.

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Book it! - new children’s book festival for Galway

Thu, Oct 03, 2019

Book it!, Galway's new book festival for children is taking place this month, and will feature readings and events with Alan Durant, Catherine Doyle, Patricia Forde, Eric Kaeil, Patrick Ryan and Michael Smith.

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The man behind the Ó Conaire statue

Thu, Oct 03, 2019

THE SCULPTOR Albert G Power is best known as the creator of the Pádraic Ó Conaire statue, once an integral part of Eyre Square, but now on display in the Galway City Museum.

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Conference exploring the life of James Hack Tuke

Thu, Oct 03, 2019

JAMES HAKE Tuke, who initiated an assisted emigration scheme, known as the ‘Tuke Fund’, that supported nearly 10,000 people leaving the western seaboard for a better life in America and Canada, will be remembered in Galway at a special two-day event.

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Male dancers sought for YBW's junior boys' programme

Thu, Sep 26, 2019

MARTIN LINDINGER, former lead dancer with Rambert, National Ballet of Canada, and Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, will lead Youth Ballet West's Junior Boys' Associate Programme, which is seeking new members.

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Dara Ó Foghlu to host creative writing workshop

Thu, Sep 26, 2019

THE WAR Against Cynicism: A Workshop for Blocked Writers, hosted by Dara Ó Foghlu, takes place in Galway next month.

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What's on in Galway this October

Mon, Sep 23, 2019

We are well into the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness and winter is not far away but fear not — there is still lots to do in Galway as we prepare for the shorter evenings ahead. So grab a scarf and an extra layer of clothing, and get out and enjoy October in Galway.

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Clare Daly and Mick Wallace for one day GIAF First Thought Talks event

Thu, Sep 19, 2019

The health of democracy, the European Union, and food will all be examined in a new series of the Galway International Arts Festival's First thought talk, taking place not in the summer, but in October.

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Three women go Over The Edge

Thu, Sep 19, 2019

THE WRITERS Ingrid Casey, Barbara Dunne, and Leah Keane will read from their work at the Over The Edge: Open Reading in the Galway City Library on Thursday September 26 at 6.30pm.

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Margaretta D’Arcy's Karl Marx street event

Thu, Sep 19, 2019

THE COMMUNIST Manifesto, written by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels in 1848, will be proclaimed and debated on the streets of Galway as part of Culture Night, tonight [Friday September 20].

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Art classes with Jennifer Cunningham

Thu, Sep 19, 2019

THE AWARD winning Galway artist Jennifer Cunningham will be holding a new term of art classes and one day workshops.

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New book on a moment when an Irish city went Soviet

Thu, Sep 19, 2019

The Limerick Soviet of 1919 was a brief period in Irish revolutionary and labour history when workers defied British colonialism and took power into their own hands.

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Ken Bruen to read at Culture Night event

Thu, Sep 12, 2019

KEN BRUEN, the award winning crime writer, and one of the most critically acclaimed novelists to ever emerge from Galway, will read at one of two special Over The Edge events for Culture Night.

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Susan Millar DuMars' fiction writing classes

Thu, Sep 12, 2019

ADVANCED FICTION writing classes with the short story writer and poet, Susan Millar DuMars, will start on October 4, taking place each Friday from 2pm to 4pm, running for eight weeks.

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Anne O'Byrne's painting classes in GTI

Thu, Sep 12, 2019

AUTUMN IS a good time to try something new, or something you have long had a desire to get involved in. Those thinking about taking up painting should check out a new series of classes at the GTI.

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Get singing with Ad Hoc Choir

Thu, Sep 12, 2019

IF YOU like to sing at home, in the shower, or in the car, have not sung with other people, but like the idea of doing so, check out the Ad Hoc Choir's new term of workshops.

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