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Over The Edge Fiction Slam

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THERE ARE plenty of opportunities for poets to read their work in public, but far fewer for fiction writers, which is why the Over The Edge annual fiction slam, now in its 11th year, is such a valuable local institution.

Cultural Connections – Celebrating Cultural Diversity

Galway Traveller Movement in association with the Galway City Museum are hosting the Traveller Living History Exhibition as a day event on this Saturday June 15 in the Museum from 12pm to 5.00 pm. The exhibition has been produced by the Meath Traveller workshop, The scene includes a fully restored Barrel Top Wagon, a traditional tent, a flat cart, working tin-smith, A storytelling Traveller woman and of course, a camp-fire.

New Claddagh exhibition at Galway City Museum

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An exhibition of paintings, sketches and photographs of the Claddagh and the Fishmarket at the Spanish Arch opens at the Galway City Museum today (Thursday).

Poets from opposite ends of the universe

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CHRISTINE VALTERS Paintner and Patrick Chapman are, in most ways, poets from opposite ends of the universe. Dreaming Of Stones is Valters Paintner’s debut collection while Open Season On The Moon is Chapman’s ninth.

Sustainable living at Galway City Museum

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Galway City Museum is this week rolling out the last of the very popular Sustainable Living Series which was funded by Creative Ireland. The aim of the series is to give participants practical tips on how to adopt a more sustainable model of living and to encourage them to start taking small steps to Refuse, Rethink, Reduce, Reuse, Repair, Recycle and Rot.

Learn how to support a sustainable lifestyle

A new series of workshops will offer Galwegians practical tips on how to adopt a more sustainable model of living.

Learn all about sustainable living at workshop series

What is sustainable living? Creative Ireland are funding a series of free interactive workshops and talks taking place in Galway City Museum and Westside Library from 23 March to 11 May 2019.

‘I am an international socialist,’ shouted Pádraic Ó Conaire

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In his famous statue of the writer and Irish scholar Pádraic Ó Conaire, the sculpture Albert Power presents a brilliant likeness to the man Galway knew as he went about the town. Liam Ó Briain, a friend and fellow Irish enthusiast, remarked that Albert Power had captured exactly how the man looked. Meeting Ó Conaire in town one evening, Ó Briain remembered that he looked in reality as he is on the statue: ‘the stick in his right hand, the little hat on his head’, a face that could show his ‘puckish humour.’ *

Galway History Festival takes place next week

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The inaugural Galway History Festival takes place next week, with a series of talks and lectures covering such issues as the War of Independence in Galway, food, activism, local history, and labour history.

'I am settled, supported, and inspired by Galway'

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UPCOMING GALWAY based company Brú Theatre will premiere its new play, Selvage, in Druid’s Mick Lally Theatre. Developed as part of the Druid FUEL programme, and funded by the Arts Council and the Galway City Council, it will be Brú’s third production since it formed in 2018.

 

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