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Why Galway needs a permanent community rehearsal facility

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IN JUNE, a pilot scheme will begin which could have huge, and very positive ramifications for Galway's music scene, local musicians, and particularly young people, when a rehearsal space opens in the Nuns Island Theatre.

Galway venues, producers, and promoters urged to apply for new arts funding

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Galway’s arts sector is set to benefit from the Government’s new €25 million support scheme which will provide grant funding to live performance venues and production companies.

‘I feel a real momentum and I’ll keep going with it’

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FOR THOSE who lived through it, 2020 was a year that will never be forgotten. It was also a year that few, if any, will remember with any trace of positivity. There may, though, be an exception.

Where next for the arts in Galway in 2021?

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For The Insider, engagement with the arts in 2020 often meant watching them from my sitting room with a cup of tea - or a G&T - in front of me, and, sadly, given the continuing uncertainties surrounding the rollout of the nation’s Covid-19 vaccination programme, that situation might remain unchanged for months to come.

Could Niamh Regan become Galway's next Choice Music Prize winner?

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SINGER-SONGWRITER Niamh Regan could become the third Galwegian to win the Choice Music Prize when the winners are announced on March 4.


The 23rd Baboró International Arts Festival for Children starts this Monday and offers a feast of events for children and families.

Architecture at the Edge theme inspired by debate over city art gallery plan

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Architecture at the Edge festival, which was conceived to help local citizens understand the many ways architecture impacts our lives, has launched its programme for this month’s event and its central theme stems from a debate held this summer about the re-use of key spaces within the city.

'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.

'You cannot legitimise the Eurovision by saying it is just about art'

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One of the most famous visual artists in the Arab world, Palestinian cartoonist Mohammad Sabaaneh, last week at the Black Gate Cultural Centre in St Francis Street, hosted a talk and exhibition on his work and the realities of life for Palestinians today under Israeli occupation.

Inni-K - new album, Galway gig

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INNI-K, "one of ten fierce women defining Irish culture," according to RTÉ, released her second album, The Hare and The Line, in March, while this month sees her play an intimate show in Galway city.


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