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First Thought Talks - shining a spotlight on creativity

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FROM MUSIC to dance, from theatre, street performances, to exhibitions of all kinds, the Galway Arts Festival is continually seeking innovative ways to engage with its ever expanding audiences, and this year is no exception with the new addition of the First Thought Talks series.

Talks and readings

Public interviews, readings, and talks will take place with Chic’s Nile Rodgers (Hotel Meyrick, July 19); actors John Mahoney and Rondi Reed (Hotel Meyrick, July 19); and Fintan O’Toole will interview Mary Robinson and later Tom Murphy and Garry Hynes (Town Hall, July 27).

Mayo Man creates social innovation platform to change the nation

A social innovation process designed to tackle some of Ireland’s key challenges was launched this week by Ashoka Ireland, which is headed up by Paul O’Hara, originally from Castlebar, Co Mayo. The first platform of its kind in the world, Change Nation will commence in Dublin between March 22 and 24 and will be attended by 50 of the world’s leading social innovators who have conceived and implemented proven solutions in the areas of education, healthcare, the environment, economic development, inclusion, and civic participation.

Local artist opens Ballina exhibition

Ballina Arts Centre visual art programme continues to provide exhibition opportunities for locally based artists in February with Pareidolia, the debut solo show by Ballina-based painter and photographer Caroline Casey. Pareidolia is seeing what appears to the individual to be a representation of a face, figure, or form in clouds, woodgrain, marble, smoke, shadows, or any non-homogeneous area. It can also be an auditory phenomenon.

Caroline Casey wows the audience as BPW marks quarter century

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The annual BPW summer lunch which took place in the Ardilaun Hotel last Friday, and was kindly sponsored by RDJ Glynn, certainly was a unique occasion as BPW Galway celebrated 25 years since being founded in Galway by Breda Ryan and her committee, and has gone from strength to strength since then. On that morning Breda and John Ryan unveiled a plaque to commemorate the establishment of the club.

Caroline Casey inspires local students

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“Grab this time of your life with absolutely everything,” international speaker, adventurer and social entrepreneur, Caroline Casey, urged Kilkenny students last week.

Medtronic scoops 02 ability award

A local medical technology company walked away with an O2 Ability Award in the “Retention and Wellbeing” category at a ceremony in Dublin recently.

 

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