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Our disused buildings can change our communities

One of the most important but underrated festivals that populates our calendar here in the west is Architecture at the Edge. When it first came about, one friend said to me “oh good, another chance to see into people’s houses, to see how the other half lives, to see how the other half builds.”

Architecture at the Edge theme inspired by debate over city art gallery plan

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Architecture at the Edge festival, which was conceived to help local citizens understand the many ways architecture impacts our lives, has launched its programme for this month’s event and its central theme stems from a debate held this summer about the re-use of key spaces within the city.

GIAF...Not just a summer romance

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Last week the Galway International Arts Festival launched its 2019 programme and, from now to July, people from far and near will be booking tickets and making plans to converge on Galway for its two week jamboree of high octane culture and craic.

Thousands expected at Galway International Food and Craft Festival

Celebrity chefs Neven Maguire, Rachel Allen, and Kevin Dundon will be among the special guests at this year's Galway International Food and Craft Festival, which takes place in Salthill Park from July 5 to 7.

Galway Theatre Festival launches 2019 programme

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THE 2019 Galway Theatre Festival was launched in Biteclub on Monday, promising nine days of drama, circus, spectacle, and storytelling. The festival runs from May 3 to 11.

Midlands Science Festival comes to life in Athlone venues this November

Athlone plays host to a number of events to mark the sixth annual Midlands Science Festival which takes place across the region for people of all ages from November 11–18 inclusive and promises a full programme of innovative events.

The 'cultural force' of Galway International Arts Festival celebrated at launch

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THE GALWAY International Arts Festival was officially launched at the Galmont Hotel on Tuesday evening amid a wave of great music and good vibes. This is the festival’s 41st year and, if that makes it middle-aged, it still exudes enviable levels of energy and imagination.

Westport is getting ready for Westival

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Westport Music and Arts Festival is delighted to announce Westival, the festival’s new brand and identity.

Galway Theatre Festival appoints new festival director

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GALWAY THEATRE Festival has appointed Sorcha Keane as its new festival director. She takes over the festival as it moves into its 11th year.

RTE to continue Drama Festival sponsorship

In last week’s Mary O’Rourke column, it was stated that RTE was ending its sponsorship of the All-Ireland Drama Festival.

 

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