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Record-breaking attendances of 200,000 attended the 38th Galway International Arts Festival's 375 performances, talks, and exhibitions across 26 venues in the city, making this year's festival "the most successful ever" according to the organisers.
A giant, bulbous whale floating in the sky; a woman transitioning to a man; Red Rock‘s Cathy Belton in a one-woman show; a new short play by Enda Walsh, and Crowded House’s Tim Finn exploring his origins through song and story - this is just some of what is coming to the 2015 Galway International Arts Festival.
A GIANT, bulbous whale floating in the sky; a woman transitioning to a man; Red Rock's Cathy Belton in a one-woman show; a new short play by Enda Walsh, and Crowded House's Tim Finn exploring his origins through song and story - this is just some of what is coming to the 2015 Galway International Arts Festival.
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.
TREASURE ISLAND, Robert Louis Stevenson’s iconic story of murder, money, and mutiny is currently running in the National Theatre, London, in a new staging by Bryony Lavery.
MARY COUGHLAN, the Galwegian rightly regarded as Ireland’s leading jazz and blues vocalist, plays the Town Hall Theatre on Saturday December 20 at 8pm.
ONE OF the most praised novels of recent years was Patrick deWitt’s highly original western tale The Sisters Brothers, which was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and won a number of prestigious awards in deWitt’s native Canada.
The Mayor of Galway city, Padraig Conneely, and city manager Brendan McGrath travelled to the south of France last week to officially accept, on behalf of the city, the overall Micro Cities Award for European Cities and Regions of the future.
A Financial Times magazine has named Galway Europe’s Micro City of the Year, a title City Hall believes will strengthen the bid to become European Capital of Culture 2020.
DIXIE WALSH rose to fame with such classic songs as ‘ The Jumbo Breakfast Roll’ and ‘Where Did My Money Go’, and his story is chronicled in I Am The Band.