Long neglected Liam O'Flaherty novel to be re-published

Thu, Feb 14, 2019

HOLLYWOOD CEMETERY, Liam O’Flaherty's novel exposing the exploitation and machinations which lay behind the US film industry during its 'golden era', is set to be republished in April.

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Art classes with Gill Christie

Thu, Feb 07, 2019

GILL CHRISTIE, the award winning Galway filmmaker and artist, will hold a 10 week art class, covering painting and drawing, starting on Tuesday February 19.

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Cúirt 2019 - looking beyond the Anglo-sphere

Thu, Jan 31, 2019

ITALIAN MULTIMEDIA poet Antonella Bukovaz, Albanian poet Luljeta Lleshanaku, and French novelist Sylvain Prudhomme, winner of the Prix de la Porte Dorée, are among the writers who will be reading at Cúirt 2019.

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Over The Edge Poetry book showcase

Thu, Jan 31, 2019

THE 2019 Over The Edge Poetry Book Showcase, featuring a host of leading Galway based poets, takes place at Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop on Friday February 8 at 6pm.

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Galway Dance Project workshops

Thu, Jan 31, 2019

GALWAY DANCE Project will hold a new series of professional development classes, on the first Saturday of the month, starting this Saturday, at St Nicholas’ School, Waterside.

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La Nuit des idées - from the moon to HP Lovecraft

Thu, Jan 24, 2019

TWO FILMS, made almost a century apart, as well as talks on HP Lovecraft and press cartoons in Ireland after 1916, will make up the La Nuit des idées/Night of Ideas 2019 event at NUI Galway.

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New art classes from Denise Hogan

Thu, Jan 24, 2019

DENISE HOGAN, the award winning Galway artist, has announced the dates of her new spring term, including weekly art classes in oils, acrylics, and watercolours, along with a new aspect to her classes.

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Galway to mark centenary of the First Dáil

Thu, Jan 17, 2019

In the UK general election of December 1918, 73 out of 105 Irish seats were won by Sinn Féin, and in a move to assert Irish sovereignty and the right to self-determination, those 73 MPs refused to take their seats at Westminster.

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Over The Edge to celebrate 16th birthday

Thu, Jan 17, 2019

OVER THE Edge will celebrate its 16th birthday this month at the Galway City Library, with readings from the poets Tim Cumming and Sarah Padden, along with Jonathan Harper, and the Skylight 47 contributors.

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News From Home - a film screening at Ballygar Courthouse

Thu, Jan 17, 2019

A FILM exploring the lyrics of Ballygar composer and bandmaster, PS Gilmore, and the town itself, will be screened in Ballygar Courthouse this weekend.

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UHG Arts Trust seeks entries for poetry competition

Thu, Jan 17, 2019

GALWAY UNIVERSITY Hospitals Arts Trust is seeking entries again for its annual poetry competition, run in conjunction with the Poems For Patience series as part of the Cúirt International Festival of Literature.

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The Global Game Jam® - Taking place January 25th-27th in at the PorterShed

Mon, Jan 14, 2019

The Global Game Jam® (GGJ) is the world's largest game jam event (game creation) taking place around the world at physical locations. Wait, what is a gamejam? One way to think of a game jam is like a musicians jam session, except instead of making a song you are collaborating to make a game. You can also think of it as a hackathon focused on game development. Now that we have a better idea of what a game jam is, let's talk about Global Game Jam!

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Galway graphic artist selected for prestigious New York fellowship

Thu, Jan 10, 2019

GALWAY GRAPHIC artist and designer, Leon Butler, has been selected for a prestigious New York Fellowship by Design Incubation – an organisation for educators and practitioners of communication design to further design research and practice.

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Creative writing classes at Galway Arts Centre

Thu, Dec 27, 2018

THE SHORT story writer and poet Susan Millar DuMars, will teach a class on creative writing at the Galway Arts Centre, Dominick Street, starting January.

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There's more to mythical Ireland than leprechauns

Thu, Dec 20, 2018

IF YOU can only think of leprechauns when you think of mythical Irish creatures, think again! Ireland’s mythology is bursting with mysterious and fantastical characters, as a new book reveals.

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Poetry workshops for 2019 at Galway Arts Centre

Thu, Dec 20, 2018

THE POET Kevin Higgins will teach a new series of poetry workshops in the Galway Arts Centre, Dominck Street, with classes for beginner and experienced levels.

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Ad Hoc choir voice workshops

Thu, Dec 20, 2018

THE AD Hoc choir voice workshops return in the New Year for a full term of singing and are open to anyone who would like to move from singing in the shower to singing with other people.

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Cúirt Announces first names for 2019 festival

Thu, Dec 13, 2018

Jeanette Winterson, best known as the author of Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit, and Joshua Cohen, listed as one of Granta’s Best of Young American Novelists in 2017, will read at next year's Cúirt festival.

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New Year creative writing classes

Thu, Dec 13, 2018

IF FINALLY getting around to penning those poems, that story, or your memoir is high on the list of 'Must Do' tasks for 2019, then take a look at the creative writing classes in the Galway Technical Institute.

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The Late, Late, Late Toy Show: Bringing Christmas Cheer UHG Children’s Ward

Thu, Dec 13, 2018

Get into the Christmas Spirit this Saturday, 15th December, at DNA Nightclub’s Late, Late, Late Toy Show.

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