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Galway to sign cultural agreement with Stirling

Galway and the Scottish city of Stirling are on the verge of signing an agreement that is hoped will boost cultural ties between the cities and provide a boost for the arts, tourism, and the local economies.

Stirling and Galway cultural agreement moves one step closer

At the October meeting of Stirling Council a motion was passed declaring a cultural agreement between Galway and Stirling. The motion an exact replica of a motion proposed by Labour Councillor Billy Cameron at the June meeting of Galway City Council, is not a twinning arrangement but focuses on the exchange of ideas, cultural heritage, social, recreational, educational, sporting and other activities between both communities.

New music festival to explore the common roots of the Scots and the Irish

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THE CONNECTIONS between Ireland and Scotland run deep, deeper than is often realised. Many are aware there is a similarity between Irish and Scots Gaidhlig, our traditional musics, and the distilling of whiskey, but there is more to it than that.

William Wallace’s sword to be carried in Galway’s St Patrick’s Day Parade

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The sword of Sir William Wallace, the Scottish knight and national hero who led his country in the Wars of Scottish Independence, will be displayed in Galway next week and carried in the city’s St Patrick’s Day Parade.

 

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