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Enchanting fairytales by Oscar Wilde capture the stage in The Star Child

Some of Galway's finest young performers are bringing a collection of classic short stories from Oscar Wilde to the stage this month in The...

Paving new Pathways in Tuam with Galway 2020

Paving New Pathways is a new festival exploring Tuam's complex past and diverse present with Galway 2020. This forward-thinking Galway 2020 Small Towns Big Ideas project emerged from...

Creative writing classes with local artists Kevin Higgins and Susan Millar DuMars

A series of creative writing classes for people of all skill levels will be running at Galway Technical Institute this Autumn with local writers...

Irish Writers Union creative writing workshop to take place this month

The Irish Writers Union will hold a writing workshop in Galway later this month. The creative writing workshop will be held in the Westside Library,...

Busking by-laws vote deferred until September

Buskers in Galway can relax and enjoy the Summer following a vote by Galway City Council to defer their decision on the busking by-laws...

Galway actress cast in highly-anticipated Netflix series

The first season of the award-winning Derry Girls has just made it to Netflix. And it has just been announced that Galway-native Nicola Coughlan, one...

Tourism Ireland promoting Galway 2020 in Germany

Tourism Ireland has this week launched a campaign promoting Galway 2020 in Germany. The launch of Galway 2020 in Frankfurt was part of Tourism Ireland’s...

Artists to benefit from new social welfare support

A pilot social welfare scheme for self employed artists is being permanently extended to a wider spectrum of the artistic community. Minister for Employment Affairs...

Tuam to benefit from exciting new Arts programme

A pilot programme designed to develop creativity and arts in Tuam has been officially launched by the Arts Council. With funding of €150,000 per year,...

Enchanted Forest exhibition brings the western wilderness to life

One local artist has captured the wilderness of the west coast in the Enchanted Forest exhibition on display at Ballybane Library. The Enchanted Forest exhibition...

Galway 2020 backs 27 new Small Towns Big Ideas projects

Round 2 of the Small Towns Big Ideas initiative of Galway 2020 has seen another 27 community driven projects receive funding following an open...

New music competiton is searching for Galway’s next star

A new all-Ireland music competition has been launched to give aspiring songwriters and musicians a chance to win prizes such as €3,000 of music...
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Galway 2020 unveils new programme of events

Galway 2020 has unveiled its revised programme for the Capital of Culture project starting this Autumn after being forced to cancel events from March...

Gardaí investigating Eyre Square stabbing

Gardaí are investigating a stabbing incident that is reported to have occurred in Eyre Square, Galway City last night. The alleged stabbing took place at...

Coronavirus: 92 new cases today – but none are in Galway

Ninety-two new Covid-19 cases have been confirmed by NPHET today, but no further deaths were reported. This brings the total number of Covid cases in...

Women rescued from Galway Bay drifted almost 20 miles after going missing

Two women who were rescued from the waters of Galway Bay after a gruelling overnight experience had drifted almost 20 miles from where they...
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