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John Hosty, 1916 veteran

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For John Hosty from Shantalla, the ‘physical force’ movement originated some time before 1910 with the publication of The United Irishman, a newspaper which kept a lot of young people from following ‘the constitutional movement’. When the 1913 Oireachtas was held in Galway, Seán McDermott used the occasion to swear in a number of young Galwegians to the IRB, and from then on they did all they could against the Irish Party, including distributing anti-enlisting literature at all hours of the night.

A trio of events from artist Áine Phillips

THE ARTIST Áine Phillips will host a trio of events this weekend, featuring exhibitions, a performance, and a panel discussion.

TULCA gig - Phantom Dog Beneath The Moon

PHANTOM DOG Beneath The Moon, the avant garde folk rock/shoegaze band centred around Galway born singer-songwriter Aaron Hurley, will feature in two different shows during the TULCA festival.

Portumna’s 2012 Shorelines Arts Festival

PORTUMNA’S 2012 Shorelines Arts Festival will be officially opened this evening at 6pm, paving the way for a weekend of music, poetry, theatre, film, and children’s events.

Megs Morley - artist and curator of the 2011 TULCA visual arts festival

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Art has always been an abiding passion for Megs Morley, from drawing pictures of Jim Morrison for schoolfriends in her teens, to later hosting her own exhibitions and working with arts groups such as Enso, to more recently commissioning public art for Galway.

A relic of old world charm

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Our image today is of an original drawing done in 1958 by Belfast artist Raymond Piper (now deceased) of the beautiful staircase in the Great Southern Hotel. When one entered the hotel, the reception desk was to the left, there was a small corridor leading to the dining room on the left, and another leading to the bar on the right. Just past these was a comfortable lounge area, and at the end of this was this magnificent staircase leading to reception rooms upstairs, and directly to the station platform.

Expect ‘dynamic and engaging’ exhibitions in 2011

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A DYNAMIC and engaging arts programme awaits the Galway public in 2011 as the Galway Arts Centre has prioritised staying open and accessible regardless of next year’s budget cuts.

TULCA — Galway’s visual arts festival opens this weekend

TULCA 2010, Galway’s international festival of visual art, takes place this month and will see more than 40 national and international artists exhibiting in eight venues and public spaces across the city.

Countdown to TULCA begins

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TULCA, GALWAY’S festival of visual arts returns from November 6 to 21 and will feature the work of more than 40 national and international artists across eight venues and public spaces in the city.


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