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Galway was one of the few places outside Dublin to take significant action in the 1916 Rising, so it only right that Galway should play a major role in the centenary celebrations.
A June deadline has been announced for submissions to operate the air service to and from the Aran Islands. The contract is valued at €3.68 million and will run for four years.
As part of the Seachtain na Gaeilge celebrations, the Deputy Mayor of the city of Galway, Cllr John Walsh, announced a mix of 12 businesses and organisations as the finalists for Gradam Sheosaimh Uí Ógartaigh 2015 at a press event in the Eyre Square Centre. Gradam Sheosaimh Uí Ógartaigh, Galway’s annual bilingual business award, is organised by Gaillimh le Gaeilge in association with the Galway Advertiser and with support from The Irish Times and the Galway Chamber.
Amended plans for a project which will bring tens of thousands of visitors to Connemara have been agreed by Galway county councillors. A cultural centre and walking trail is being built adjacent to Patrick Pearse’s Cottage in Rosmuc and is due to be completed by 2016.
The on-going saga of Galway’s proposed arthouse cinema was again raised by Councillor Michael Crowe at this week’s meeting of the Galway City Council.
Go along to Culture Night tonight, September 19, in Ballycroy National Park Visitor Centre for an edifying treat between 8pm and 9.30pm, for a reading from WH Maxwell’s Wild Sports of the West, James Gilvarry’s talk on local history and folklore, and music and dancing by The Ballycroy Strawboys along with Irish dancers.
From poetry, drama and ceilis to workshops, exhibitions, and tours, organisations across the county are getting ready to showcase and celebrate Mayo’s excellent cultural reputation on a national platform.
The Traditional Building Skills Training Scheme (TBSTS) is a pilot programme being run by the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht in conjunction with four local authorities.
Nineteen Canadian and seven American Irish language learners were presented with awards at Acadamh na hOllscolaíochta Gaeilge in An Cheathrú Rua in the Galway Gaeltacht recently.
A Canadian company has purchased Conamara seaweed company Arramara Teoranta.