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Lots for families to choose from at Baboró festival

The Baboró International Arts Festival for Children returns next month, from October 16 to 22, and there is a feast of shows to delight and entertain families looking for something fun to do after school or on the weekend.

Baboró children's festival announces 2017 programme of events

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THERE WAS a lively turn out at Galway City Museum’s The Kitchen Café on Monday evening for the programme launch of the Baboró International Arts Festival for Children, which takes place from October 16 to 22.

Exposure to the language of hate will strengthen our resolve to oppose it

There seems to be no downtime from tragedy and events now. As our news cycle goes to sleep on one side of the world, another erupts with a vengeance on the other side. Perhaps in years to come, the true impact of the events of the past two years on our mental health will come to be analysed and quantified.

Poetry on the political end of the spectrum

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THE NEW poetry collections by Karen J McDonnell, This Little World published by Doire Press, and Butterflies Of A Bad Summer, by Karl Parkinson, published by Salmon, have two things in common.

Marwa Al-Sabouni - ‘The Power of Home’

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WITH HER country still convulsed by war and destruction, the visit to GIAF of Syrian architect Marwa Al-Sabouni, for a First Thought Talk, will surely prompt keen interest. Al-Sabouni, with her husband and two young children, has continued to live in her home city Homs throughout the war, even as much of it was destroyed in the conflict.

Galway Feminist Festival - a space, a platform, a 'call to action'

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THE SECOND Galway Feminist Festival is coming. It's not going to be small. It’s not going to be niche. This year it’s bigger, broader, and it’s going overground. “We wanted to create a festival and a space in which to have conversations about feminism,” says Jacinta. “And to have then unapologetically!” adds Mariel.

Galway to mark World Refugee Day

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World Refugee Day takes place tomorrow, Tuesday June 20, and will be marked in Galway on with a series of events including talks, an information stand, and a music and food afternoon.

Galway night for Syria

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A special fundraising event for people who have lost their homes in Syria will be held in The Clayton Hotel on March 16 2017.

How to deal with the refugee crisis in the age of Trump

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Building a wall along the Mexican-American border; banning people from a number of Muslim majority countries from entering the US; 'Fortress Europe' against the needs of Syrian civilians fleeing war - the last two years have seen opinion turn against immigrants.

‘I’m a rambler, a roamer, a gypsy at heart’

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Midge Ure can look back on a 40 year musical career of no little achievement - co-creator of classic hit singles 'Vienna', 'Fade To Grey', and 'Do They Know It's Christmas?' and helping pioneer electro-pop with Ultravox and Visage - but this is only part of the Scotsman's story.

 

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