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Galway Arts Festival’s ‘alluring array of artistic attractions’

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Balmy sunshine, as it so often does, greeted the launch of Galway Arts Festival on Monday evening and a large crowd of artists and arts aficionados thronged the Radisson Hotel for the event.

Super8Shots festival starts today

SUPER8SHOTS, the festival which celebrates films, documentaries, and home movies shot on 8mm, opens today and will run until Sunday July 10, with events in Galway city and Inis Oírr.

Kilmeen Drama Group whistle their way to the top

Kilmeen Drama Group from Rossmore in West Cork were crowned all Ireland drama champions for 2011 at the RTÉ All Ireland Drama Festival gala awards ceremony in the Radisson Blu Hotel, Athlone last Saturday night. The group won the event for the second time in their history with their production of Tom Murphy’s A Whistle in the Dark as well as picking up the awards for best actor - Declan Price, and best actress in a supporting role - Irene Kelleher.

Festival fever hotting up as roots just keeps on growing

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For a long time, the Smithwicks Kilkenny Rhythm and Roots festival was regarded by its formerly small following as one of Kilkenny’s best kept secrets. But the huge level of interest and demand for tickets this year suggests that this is no longer the case. The secret is out.

Dublin universities take awards at ISDA festival

DUBLIN UNIVERSITIES swept the boards at The Irish Student Drama Association Awards which took place last Saturday in The Ardilaun on Taylor’s Hill.

Thinking of a career in the creative field?

Are you thinking of pursuing a career as a film maker, musician, animator, writer, or architect? If so Mayo County Council Arts Office in partnership with the TF Royal is organising a not to be missed Creative Careers Day. The Creative Careers Day is one of the many events that make up Excel, Mayo County Council’s youth arts programme.

Clifden Arts Festival programme unveiled

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THE LINE-UP for the 33rd Clifden Community Arts Festival, which runs from September 16 to 26, was unveiled on Monday evening at a reception in Galway’s Courtyard Marriott Hotel.

‘Galway is where it’s at’ says Minister Hanafin

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Galway’s arts community was out in force on Monday evening at the Radisson Hotel to celebrate the launch of the 33rd Galway Arts Festival, which will be weaving its distinctive spell over the city and surrounding regions from now until July 25.

Carlsberg don't do festivals but...

The summer festival season in Kilkenny has been tempered this year by the news that the city’s annual Cat Laughs Comedy Festival has lost its sponsor.

Laugh a minute at lucrative comedy festival

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The time has come and the comedy cats are back in town.


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