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Mechanics’ institutes originated in Scotland in the 1820s. In 1826 a committee formed the first such institute in Galway when it set out a library and newspaper reading room in the ballroom of the Corn Exchange in Eyre Square. Its primary aim was educational and it had rules prohibiting discussion of politics and religion. Difficulties arose when some of the patrons of the facility presumed they could tell the members how to vote in an election and so the institute collapsed.
THE WRITERS Susan Millar DuMars and Kevin Higgins will hold creative writing classes, for beginners and intermediate levels, in the Galway Technical Institute, Father Griffin Road, starting in April.
Dear Aurelia, It has not been possible for me to write this letter before now...
NUI Galway has announced a series of movement and dance workshops led by acclaimed New York City choreographer and performance artist Maureen Fleming. The Centre for Irish Studies, in association with the O’Donoghue Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance, will host a series of six workshops beginning Wednesday, 8 March.
HOW DO you take the work of a man of such great and varied talent as Little John Nee and distil it into a critique of 500 words? This man has busked with the Dice Man; became the iconic symbol of the early Galway Arts Festival parades; and was, for a period, Galway’s Pied Piper.
IT IS fashionable for reviewers, of the perpetually disappointed variety, to lodge Basil Fawlty style complaints against a poet’s first published collection.
The public anger over water charges, leading to the largest street demonstrations seen in the State in decades, and the Government climb-down on the controversial measure, has raised the issue of the future of ‘people power’.
MAGNETIC, A dance show from John Scott which is constructed like a movement symphony, is coming to the Town Hall Theatre.