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Tune in to Galway's first international cello festival

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A first Galway festival that celebrates the beauty of the cello starts today online.

‘The sound of the cello, it seems as if it’s coming up from the earth’

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“THE CELLO can be bass, soprano or alto. Its endpin strikes the ground and it seems as if its power and deep sound are coming up from the earth. When played it lies between the musicians legs and they have to embrace it. It’s a very physical thing, it almost becomes part of their body.”

Cellissimo - a music festival for the senses

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THE SOUND of the cello, a pleasure for the ear and appealing to the heart as the instrument many believe is closest in sound to the human voice, will be at the centre of a new festival for Galway.

Samaritans in Galway are there for you throughout this Christmas

Samaritans in Galway are reminding those in need, that their helpline will be open during their darkest hours, if they are lonely or struggling to cope this Christmas.

Samaritans in Galway tell callers "We're here for you this Christmas"

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Samaritans in Galway are reminding those in need, that their helpline will be open during their darkest hours, if they are lonely or struggling to cope this Christmas.

Samaritans in Galway tell callers "We're here for you this Christmas"

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Samaritans in Galway are reminding those in need, that their helpline will be open during their darkest hours, if they are lonely or struggling to cope this Christmas.

Rhiannon Giddens to join Galway Early Music Festival's online birthday celebrations

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RHIANNON GIDDENS, one of the most significant forces in contemporary American folk and traditional music, will be among those appearing in Galway Early Music Festival's Drive The Cold Winter Away event.

A chance to walk through history

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By the 16th century Galway was a compact, well laid out town, with handsome buildings, protected by a strong wall. The wealth of the so called Tribal families, originally Anglo/Normans, built up over decades of canny, and adventurous trade, bought them total control of the municipal authorities. Loyalty to the English crown rubber-stamped their laws to keep the native Irish out of the town. They built large houses in a style that reflected their power, while meeting the aesthetic standards of their European contemporaries. Galway was a place apart from the rest of the island.

Inspiring You launch #InspiringTomi schools competition

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Tomi Reichental is a man who unfortunately has been through a lot in his life. As a nine-year-old boy he was imprisoned in the Bergen Belsen concentration camp. Tomi lost 35 members of his family during the Holocaust but never lost his ability to show empathy to others. Anne Frank was a fellow prisoner in Bergen Belsen but sadly she didn’t survive.

Galway 2020 - rejoicing in all things ovine

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It may not be the most obvious focus for a European Capital of Culture event, but Galway 2020 will be celebrating everything and anything to do with sheep - from farm to fork, the catwalk, and everything in between.

 

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