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The city’s arts fraternity were out in force and in high good cheer at the Radisson Hotel on Monday night for the launch of the 38th Galway International Arts Festival and the 10th under the stewardship of artistic director Paul Fahy.
THE CITY'S arts fraternity were out in force and in high good cheer at the Radisson Hotel on Monday night for the launch of the 38th Galway International Arts Festival and the 10th under the stewardship of artistic director Paul Fahy.
Removing bike racks from the city centre to make way for the Coke Zero Bike Share scheme has led to concerns from cyclists that they will be left with nowhere to park their bicycles.
Ten artists, a film production company, a curator, and a photographer have been selected for the GMIT Centre for Creative Arts & Media summer residency programmes.
Concerns that the new €3.4 million Knocknacarra Community Centre will be taken over by a commercial operator have been allayed somewhat with community groups and local clubs now being given a six-week window to submit a business plan for the running and management of the facility.
Consultation with artists, arts groups, and the public will be a major key to securing the title of European Capital of Culture 2020 for Galway city.
Students and teachers at Coláiste na Coiribe could be moving into a new school building by late 2015 after signifcant progress was made recently with the Galway Roscommon Education Training Board advertising for tenders for the construction project at Ballyburke in Knocknacarra.
Mayor of Galway city Padraig Conneely has vowed that the estimated 2,400 customers in receipt of waivers for the city council refuse service will be protected until at least December 2015, as it will be a condition of the tendering process seeking a private operator to take over the service.
Galway has in recent years witnessed an increase in the use of bilingual signage in the city. This is largely due to the work of Gaillimh le Gaeilge in partnership with Galway City Council and the business community through the Galway Chamber and other groups, to develop Galway’s unique Irish image and to gain bilingual status for the city.
Despite funding for many sports projects around the country being withdrawn, funding for the Westside pitch upgrading, all weather surface, and a playground in Corrib Park is secure.