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Government commits to delivering revised Galway 2020 programme

The government has committed to supporting a revised programme of events for Galway 2020 to take place in the last months of this year...

Historical journal from Galway’s first County Librarian now available online

People are craving stimulation in lockdown, and Galway County Libraries are making some amazing historical content available to read online with the digitisation of The...

Rose of Tralee festival cancelled for the first time ever

The Rose of Tralee festival has been cancelled for the first time in its more than six decade history with the announcement that the...

Virtual choir at GMIT creates stunning video of John Lennon’s Imagine

Award-winning Galway Musical Director Sean Rowland has produced an enthralling video of GMIT’s virtual choir singing John Lennon’s “Imagine” in an incredible example of...

Galway Arts Festival waiting for more guidance before deciding its future this year

Galway International Arts Festival is waiting for further guidance from the government before deciding whether this year's festival will be going ahead as planned. The...

Poetry workshops with Kevin Higgins go online

Galway's arts community is finding new ways to keep the cultural spirit alive in our current crisis, with local writer Kevin Higgins taking his...

Oranmore Arts Festival moves online

Galway is famed for its incredible community of artists from every field imaginable, all of whom are trying to find new ways of keeping...

Cúirt Literature Festival is going digital this year

As event after event is forced to cancel this year thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, the Cúirt Literature Festival which takes place in Galway...

Galway 2020 down to “skeleton staff” with three week layoff

Galway 2020 has announced that it is laying off all but the most essential staff for the next three weeks amid the coronavirus crisis...

Tributes paid at the passing of acclaimed folk singer Mary McPartlan

Tributes have been paid to acclaimed folk singer Mary McPartlan, who has passed away from cancer at age 65. A native of Drumkerrin, Co. Leitrim,...

Ros na Rún and Kenny’s bookshop launch Irish language short story competition

Families all around Ireland are staying home right now, and dealing with the dual challenges of educating young people, and keeping them entertained. Producers of...

Galway TD welcomes chance for students to watch Shakespeare at home

An East Galway TD has welcomed the move by RTÉ to screen Shakespeare classics for students at home. Minister for the Diaspora and International Development...
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Coronavirus: 1 death and 11 new cases in Ireland

There has been one new death of a person with COVID-19 reported today, along with 11 new confirmed coronavirus cases in the Republic. There have...

Plans submitted for 62 hectare solar farm outside Tuam

Plans have been submitted to Galway County Council for the construction of a 62 hectare solar farm just outside of Tuam. The planning application, which...

Teaching Council strongly praises dedication of school communities

The Teaching Council has strongly commended the dedication of school communities to connect with each other and to facilitate remote learning in a wide...

Weather warning for Galway lifted by Met Eireann

A Status Yellow weather warning which was issued for Galway and much of the west of Ireland yesterday has been lifted by Met Eireann. The...
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