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The Claddagh is Galway’s most historic district, its foundation pre-dating that of the city, and it has always been proud of its native traditions and identity. Yet not only is the Claddagh a vivid link to Galway’s ancient past; the Claddagh National School, with its multi-racial student population, symbolises the cosmopolitan Galway of today while preparing its pupils for the Galway of tomorrow.
On St Patrick’s Day this year, two US army veterans, Ken Mayers and Tarak Kauff, aged 82 and 77 respectively, were arrested at Shannon Airport for protesting its continued use by the American military.
The call by Palestinian artists, broadcasters, journalists and civil society, for an international boycott of the Eurovision 2019, which takes place in Israel this weekend, has been supported by Galway city councillors.
Rock legend Robert Plant; songwriting legend Burt Bacharach; five world premiers and two Irish and two European premieres for theatre; an on street silent disco/flash mob, and major public discussions on Brexit and climate change - this is the Galway International Arts Festival 2019.
One of the most famous visual artists in the Arab world, Palestinian cartoonist Mohammad Sabaaneh, last week at the Black Gate Cultural Centre in St Francis Street, hosted a talk and exhibition on his work and the realities of life for Palestinians today under Israeli occupation.
ONE OF the Arab world's leading political cartoonists and visual artists, Mohammad Saba'aneh, will be in Galway next week to host an exhibition of his work, and to speak about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
SALMON POETRY has recently published a new collection of poems by Fred Johnston, entitled Rogue States. It is Johnston’s ninth collection of verse and arrives almost 40 years after his debut, Life And Death In The Midlands.
Mike Murphy, the former RTÉ broadcaster, will be the keynote speaker at the 'Boycott Eurovision 2019 in Israel Gig’, an event calling on Ireland to withdraw from participating in the contest in Tel Aviv in May.
“WE'RE LIVING in a time riven by conflict. You look at what’s happening in the United States, what’s going on with Brexit, North and South Korea, Palestine and Israel. It’s impossible not to see turmoil and turbulence."
AS TECHNOLOGY progresses, at what point will the distinctions between machines and humans become blurred? Can poetry still be a voice or rage and reason against oppression and discrimination? And Irish literature, what lies behind its recent renaissance?