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Acrobats chosen for arts residency on Inis Oírr

There has been a massive response from all across Ireland to a recent call for street artists and performers to take time out on...

Open air exhibition keeping the arts alive in Galway

Museums and galleries may be closed, but Galway City itself is being turned into an exhibition, with displays of art, poetry, and stories in...

Thousands of creative arts jobs at risk in the West Grealish says

Up to 2,000 jobs in the arts and creative sectors Galway, Mayo, and Roscommon are in danger due to the devastating impact of COVID-19...

Just days remaining to check out the amazing Mirror Pavilion & other GIAF events

The Galway International Arts Festival’s Autumn Edition programme will come to an end this Saturday, after running for almost two months in Galway City.The...

Baboró 2020 announces full programme details

Baboró International Arts Festival for Children has announced its full programme details for the 24th annual festival, taking place from Monday 5 until Sunday...

Festivals in Athenry and Headford to receive €6,500 in funding

Athenry's Music, Arts and Heritage festival is set to receive €5,000 under the Small Local Festivals and Summer Schools Scheme. Headford's Headfest online event which...

Weekly live gigs keeping the islanders connected through COVID-19

The most westerly arts centre in Europe is playing a huge part in keeping people connected throughout the coronavirus lockdown, even at a time...

Coronavirus: Connolly condemns lack of support for artists

Galway West TD Catherine Connolly has criticised the lack of support the government is providing for the arts and artists in the Covid-19 crisis,...

€1m scheme announced to support Irish artists

A number of measures have been announced to support the cultural sector during the Covid-19 crisis. One measure announced was a new €1m scheme to...

GMIT and Brothers of Charity award first joint arts bursary

GMIT and the Brothers of Charity Services have awarded their first joint arts bursary to local film maker Jill Beadsworth. Jill, a documentary filmmaker, is...

Funding for two library projects in disadvantaged communities

Two projects in Galway to provide library supports to communities and individuals at risk of being socially excluded, marginalised or disadvantaged have received backing...

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,...

Druid Theatre announces second year of Marie Mullen bursary

After a successful first year, Galway's Druid Theatre has announced the second Marie Mullen bursary for women working in theatre. Named after actor and Druid...

Astronomy and art brings generations together in Making Space

NUI Galway and Croí na Gaillimhe have been working together with the community in Galway on an inter-generational project creating art that celebrates science...

Call for council owned building to be used for city arts hub

City council candidate Joe Loughnane has expressed his support for a call by Theatre 57 for a council owned building to be used as...

Galway International Arts Festival unveils breathtaking 2019 lineup

Rock legend Robert Plant, legendary singer songwriter Burt Bacharach, five world premieres and four Irish premieres in theatre, the return of the Festival Garden,...

World class music and family fun at Oranmore Arts Festival

The upcoming Oranmore Arts Festival promises four days of mind blowing music and world class family fun with its recently unveiled lineup. Now in its...

Festive crafts return to Galway Arts Centre Christmas Fair

The Galway Arts Centre Christmas Fair is returning this weekend with a wide range of hand crafted goods to put under the tree. There's something...

Emergency funding for traditional Irish arts in Gaeltacht schools

Funding has been made available to ensure that Irish music, dancing and singing classes in the Galway Gaeltacht will continue until Christmas. Galway West TD and...

Galway Theatre Festival launches 10th anniversary programme

Galway Theatre Festival has launched the programme of events for the 10th anniversary festival coming this May. The launch took place on Monday evening at...
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