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New group artist exhibition PORTALS formally opens at Luan Gallery

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Luan Gallery is currently presenting PORTALS, a group exhibition featuring artists Ann Maria Healy, Bassam Issa Al-Sabah, Eleanor McCaughey, Jennifer Mehigan, Daire O’Shea, and Lucy Sheridan.

Herstory sparks St. Brigid’s Day celebrations in Galway

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Following a 3 year campaign spearheaded by Herstory, St. Brigid’s Day is Ireland’s new national holiday and the first named in honour of a woman: Brigid, our matron Saint and Celtic Goddess and a celebration of all mná.

Kevin Higgins — a poet of integrity, honesty and bravery

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In 2016 The Stinging Fly magazine described Kevin Higgins as ‘likely Ireland’s most read Irish poet’. Kevin who passed away this week was a passionate and popular poet, a satirist, a fine wordsmith, a romantic with real powers of evocation and a gentle presence too.

Westmeath artists’ awards exhibition opens at Luan Gallery

Luan Gallery, in collaboration with Westmeath Arts Office, presents the Westmeath Artists’ Awards, a group exhibition featuring works by 30 Westmeath artists selected by guest Curator, Sarah Searson.

Galway City Council showcases city at reception for Californian Assembly members and industrialists

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Galway City Council hosted members of the Californian Assembly and prominent industrialists, as part of a high profile delegation to Ireland last weekend. California is a source of significant foreign direct investment in industry in Ireland, with the visit to Galway represented a major opportunity to showcase Galway City, and outline investment opportunities to delegates.

The latest Linenhall residency recipients revealed

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The Linenhall Arts Centre is delighted to announce the awarding of two residencies in 2022. Multidisciplinary artist Valerie Asiimwe Amani has been awarded the first ever Linenhall International Artist Residency and visual artist Dominic Thorpe is the third recipient of the annual Bolay Residency.

Criticism as An Taibhdhearc/Fibín receives just a tenth of what it sought in city council arts grant

A number of councillors have criticised the decision to only award An Taibhdhearc/Fibín €2,000 in the Galway City Council’s arts grants allocation.

2021 — The year through a lens

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As we bid a glad farewell to another year of The New Way of Living and welcome in the latest instalment, we look back on some key moments in the year 2021 - a year of highs and lows, defeats and victories, learnings, resilience and hope.

‘I believe in the ability of artists to change the world’

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AT EVERY arts event in the city he would be there, the jolly man with the glasses and the long hair, a smile and good company, enthusiastic for what he, and we, were about to see that night, be it theatre, music, literature, visual arts - and he usually had an important role in supporting it.

‘His work has enriched the lives of residents and visitors to the city’

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James Harrold, who has served Galway for more than 30 years as the city arts officer with the Galway City Council, will stand down from the position on July 16.


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