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TV and Michelin Star chef Derry Clarke to open Galway’s Food Festival 2015

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The Galway Food festival now in its 4th year will take place over the Easter bank holiday weekend from Thursday 2nd to Monday 6th April.

Uisneach still on tentative World Heritage list


Open all hours — Brand Galway gets all night boost with Purple Flag award

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Brand Galway has received a significant boost with the news the city has received the Purple Flag award. This prestigious accolade is given to cities and towns which meet or surpass the standards of excellence in managing their evening and night-time economy. With the award, Galway has proved itself to be an entertaining, enjoyable, and diverse place to visit after dark as well as during the day.

St Patrick’s Day parade to celebrate city’s creative community

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The 2015 St Patrick’s Day parade will base its theme on Galway’s bid to be named European Capital of Culture 2020 as inspiration as well as celebrating Galway’s cultural and creative community.

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.

Galway designated a UNESCO City of Film

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Galway has become the only Irish city, and one of only five cities in the world, to be designated a UNESCO City of Film. The winning of the title could also prove “enormously beneficial” to the city’s on-going bid to be named European Capital of Culture 2020.  

Galway specialists to address symposium on Youth and Sport Kicks off Croke Park Classic

A symposium on youth development and sport, organised by UNESCO experts including several Galway academics and sportsmen, takes place in Croke Park today.The symposium is organised by three UNESCO Chairs in the field of youth studies from NUI Galway, University of Ulster, and Penn State University. It kicks off the Croke Park Classic Weekend, which will feature an American football clash between Penn State and University of Central Florida.

Galway Is Film!

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IN THE year Galway city makes its bid to become a UNESCO City of Film, and in recognition of the film-making history of the county, the Galway Film Fleadh is celebrating local film with its Galway Is Film! strand.

Martin Dyar shortlisted for major award

WEST OF Ireland poet and NUI Galway graduate Martin Dyar, has been shortlisted for the prestigious Listowel Writers Week Pigott Poetry Prize.

Westmeath in environmentalist final

Young people from St Joseph’s Secondary School Rochfortbridge and Moate Community School were jubilant this week upon hearing that their respective biodiversity and eco-art and design action projects were among the 75 submissions from across the island of Ireland shortlisted for ECO-UNESCO’s Young Environmentalist Awards Showcase and Ceremony in the Mansion House on May 20.


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