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Completion of Picture palace in sight following Government grant

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The long, and often controversial, saga of the Solas Arthouse Picture Palace Cinema has taken a step closer to completion with the announcement that the Government has provided additional funding of €735,000 towards the project.

Galway Arts Centre to host films by Gareth Kennedy

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THE MOST comprehensive presentation to date of the work of Gareth Kennedy, the award winning Irish artist, who co-represented Ireland at the 53rd Venice Biennale in 2009, opens this week in Galway.

Walsh invites Arts Minister to visit Picture Palace site

The Minister for Arts, Heritage, and the Gaeltacht, Heather Humphreys, has accepted an invitation to visit the site of the Solas Picture Palace in Galway and meet its promoters.

Arthouse cinema takes shape

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By May 2014 Galway city will finally have its long awaited art house cinema, with construction of the Solas Picture Palace now at an advanced stage.

‘We’ve tried to reinvent the vampire legend’

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Neil Jordan returns to the vampire film for the first time in almost 20 years with Byzantium, but he does so on his own terms - reinventing and challenging the genre in a story centred around two women, who could be sisters, but who are actually mother and daughter.

Film quiz in aid of Solas Picture Palace

A film based table quiz, in aid of the Solas Picture Palace arthouse cinema, takes place in the Róisín Dubh this evening at 7.30pm.

Seven Psychopaths to help build Solas Picture Palace

Galwegians will be among the very first to see Seven Psychopaths, the new film from the Oscar winning writer/director Martin McDonagh, when it receives a gala screening in the Town Hall Theatre.

Galway politicians throw weight behind Solas Picture Palace

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Following the launch of a campaign by the Advertiser last week, political momentum to secure funds for the Solas Picture Palace on Lower Merchants Road is gaining pace, with Galway TDs and senators meeting Environment Minister Phil Hogan yesterday.

Picture Palace campaign hots up as city aims for UNESCO City of Film status

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Far from being idle or derelict, work is “proceeding satisfactorily” at the Solas Picture Palace site, and the group behind the project to bring an art house cinema to Galway is launching a major campaign to ensure its completion within the next year.

Work finally starts on arthouse cinema

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The Solas Picture Palace arthouse cinema is finally under way, with site clearance and preparations for construction taking place on Lower Merchants Road.

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