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Success for Fáinne Óir as Mayo composer's work goes on tour

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A group of Mayo musicians, singers and dancers who travelled to New York last week to premiere the Fainne Oir orchestral and contemporary dance work created by Castlebar composer and Musical Director, Kathy Fahey, are now enjoying the fruits of their labour as rave reviews for the production both nationally and internationally roll in.

Clare Daly and Mick Wallace for one day GIAF First Thought Talks event

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The health of democracy, the European Union, and food will all be examined in a new series of the Galway International Arts Festival's First thought talk, taking place not in the summer, but in October.

Margaret Atwood at The Eye cinema

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TO MARK the publication of The Testaments, Margaret Atwood’s highly anticipated sequel to her seminal work, The Handmaid’s Tale, the Eye will screen a public interview with the great Canadian author.

'The younger generation haven’t heard of Walter Macken, that’s why I’ve spent my life promoting him'

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When I meet Ultan Macken for a morning coffee to chat about his one man show, My Father, My Son, the first thing he does is delightedly show me a new Russian edition of Walter Macken’s God Made Sunday.

Blinded by the Light

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Based on the life story of journalist Sarfraz Manzoor, Blinded by the Light tells the story of young Pakistani teen Javeed, coming-of-age in Luton in Thatcher's UK. Javeed is struggling with his cultural identity. When a classmate introduces Javeed to the music of Bruce Springsteen his life is altered. He hears his own story mirrored in The Boss’s songs and it inspires him to become a writer.

Blinded by the Light - fails to hit the right notes

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Based on the life story of journalist Sarfraz Manzoor, Blinded by the Light tells the story of young Pakistani teen Javeed, coming-of-age in Luton in Thatcher's UK. Javeed is struggling with his cultural identity. When a classmate introduces Javeed to the music of Bruce Springsteen his life is altered. He hears his own story mirrored in The Boss’s songs and it inspires him to become a writer.

Bring concept of sanctuary into all we do

Now that the main festivals in Galway are over, and we thrust the booster rockets into the autumn and the project beyond of Galway 2020, it is time to think about how we define Galway, in more than just terms of culture, of sport.

No room for error - it's all or nothing now

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There are four Round 3 Super Eight games on this weekend but only one has any real relevance, only one has everything at stake. Kerry will beat Meath by as much as they want, Tyrone and Dublin are already through to the semi finals and aren't bothered while Cork take on Roscommon in a dead rubber with neither team having anything to play for.

'Everyone is welcome to Pride, no matter how you identify'

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WHAT A year it has been for Galway’s LGBT+ community. What a year it is still set to be. With the Galway Pride - Bród na Gaillimhe festival, taking place this August, there is much to look back on, and much to look forward to.

'It is not good for a human being to live in direct provision centres a long time'

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Currently running at the Black Gate Cultural Centre is Failte Africa, an exhibition of paintings by Nasir El Safi, a Sudanese journalist and artist who came to Ireland two years ago and has been living in the direct provision system.

 

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