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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Entertainment Around The Clock

Mon, Dec 10, 2018

It’s entertainment around the clock this New Years Eve at The Skeff Late bar, Galway.

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Galway Advertiser editor to read at Over The Edge

Thu, Dec 06, 2018

DECLAN VARLEY, the editor of the Galway Advertiser, will read from his new novel, The Confession of Peadar Gibbons, at the final Over The Edge: Open Reading of 2018.

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Was Britain, not Germany, responsible for the start of WWI?

Thu, Dec 06, 2018

"THE FIRST World War, it came and it went, the reasons for fighting I never did get," sang Bob Dylan on 'With God On Our Side', and unlike WWI, the Great War's causes are complex and not straightforward.

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Poet Trevor Conway launches new collection

Thu, Nov 29, 2018

GALWAY POET Trevor Conway launches his second collection, Breeding Monsters, at The Crane Bar, where there will also be music from singer Sandra Coffey and guitarist Gregory Prendergast.

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Take the right step in 2019 - Walk in Interview with Chipright on 12th-13th December!

Fri, Nov 23, 2018

Are you a software engineer? Perhaps Hardware? Do you work in the Digital or Analog side of things? Then come to the Galway Technology Centre, Mervue Business Park on the 12th-13th December to find the perfect career for you.

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Beyond the Captivating Music of The Joshua Tree - Wednesday, December 12th.

Thu, Nov 22, 2018

A very special evening is promised in the Black Box on Wednesday, December 12th. Beyond the Music presents the compelling music of the iconic U2 album ‘The Joshua Tree’. The music is performed by a live band, choir and orchestra. Stunning arrangements and all orchestral parts have been arranged and scored by the creative team and subsequently recorded with the multi-award-winning and internationally-renowned Prague FILMharmonic Orchestra.

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James Connolly event in Galway City Library

Thu, Nov 22, 2018

GALWAY WILL mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of the Irish revolutionary republican, socialist, trade unionist, and writer James Connolly, with an event in the Galway City Library.

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Feminist Society event to highlight gender based violence

Thu, Nov 22, 2018

A Day Of Silence will take place in Galway on Wednesday November 28, to coincide with the international 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence campaign.

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Ballinasloe author shortlisted for Writing.ie award

Thu, Nov 15, 2018

BALLINASLOE-BASED author Nuala O’Connor has been shortlisted for the Writing.ie Short Story of the Year, at the An Post Irish Book Awards, for her story ‘Gooseen’, inspired by Nora Barnacle, the Galway-born wife of James Joyce.

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Annemarie Ní Churreáin to go Over The Edge

Thu, Nov 15, 2018

THE POET Annemarie Ní Churreáin, along with Maurice Devitt and Amy Barrett, will read from her work at the Over The Edge: Open Reading in the Galway City Library on Thursday November 22 at 6.30pm.

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