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Galway Simon, the early years

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The Simon Community takes its name from Simon of Cyrene who helped Jesus carry the cross. It was founded in London in 1963 by Anton Wallich-Clifford and a branch was set up in Dublin in 1969. Early in 1979, Frank O’Leary OFM spoke at a meeting in Galway entitled Poverty in Ireland about the work of Simon in providing shelter, friendship, and acceptance to homeless people. Two psychology students, Margaret Brehony and Kathy O’Grady, drew attention to the fact that there were rough sleepers in Galway too.

Celebrate the Irish harp at Galway City Museum

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THE HARP, Ireland's national instrument, will be celebrated in the Galway City Museum this Saturday from 10.30am, with exhibitions, talks, and concerts.

Galway 2020 programme to be launched at family event in Eyre Square

The official programme launch of Galway 2020 - European Capital of Culture, will take place in Eyre Square on Wednesday September 18 at 6pm. The event is family friendly, free, and open to all.

From Galway street scenes to abstract art

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THE ARTIST Colette McDonagh is currently exhibiting her latest works, which include Galway street scenes, portraits, landscapes, and works inspired by abstract art, in the Renzo Café, Eyre Street.

Will it be Wayne's World for 2019?

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A Galway man, model, actor, and GAA player will take to the stage on August 23 in the Philippines at the Mr World competition and has been named as one of the favourites to claim the coveted title.

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).

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.

New female athletic initiative launched in Galway

A new athletic initiative to increase female paticipation in physical activity was launched in Galway this week.

Parallel Worlds art exhibition at Galway City Library February 8th.

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Exhibition "PARALLEL WORLDS" showcases in the month of February at the Galway City Library. You can see the ‘X-Ray Flowers’ acrylic art on canvas and 'Galaxy Splashes' watercolour art series created by Kaisa Holsting.

Galway Dance Project workshops

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GALWAY DANCE Project will hold a new series of professional development classes, on the first Saturday of the month, starting this Saturday, at St Nicholas’ School, Waterside.

 

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