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Busking is the practice of performing in public places, street performances for tips or gratuities, voluntary donations. It may come from the Spanish word buscar – to seek (fame and fortune), or the Latin word buscare – to procure, to gain.
One year ago, we told you, ‘Back west.. There is more happening than you think ‘when we were letting the world know that we were the place to be after dark. With 14 Bars, 20 Restaurants and 5 Late Night venues, the west was truly awake when the sun went down.
IT WAS the first Sunday of the coronavirus restrictions. Pubs and venues were closed. Shops were shut. Streets were deserted. Galway was, to quote The Specials, “coming like a ghost town”.
City Hall's controversial bye-laws to severely restrict and limit busking along Shop Street and Willamsgate Street must be "passed and implemented without delay" according to the Galway City Business Association.
There were heated exchanges at City Hall on Monday evening as it was announced that busking bye-laws would sent out for public consultation, discussed, and debated again.
Galway buskers will gather in force at the Spanish Arch this weekend for a "community-wide protest busk" to raise funds to continue the "battle to beat" what the community calls the "restrictive and prohibitive busking bye-laws".
“A sad and very damaging day for our city” is how councillor Mike Cubbard has described the introduction of bye-laws that will curtail and reduce the ability of buskers to perform in Galway city centre.
"A sad and very damaging day for our city" is how councillor Mike Cubbard has described the introduction of bye-laws that will curtail and reduce the ability of buskers to perform in Galway city centre.
The newly refurbished Vincent’s Charity shop Athlone is hosting its first Open Mic Night on Wednesday, March 28 from 6pm to 8pm.
OVER THE Edge is holding two special Culture Night open-mics - one for fiction writers, the other for poets - with prizes for the best readers, at Kenny's Bookshop and Gallery in Liosbán Retail Park on Friday September 22.