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Artists head to sea to look for inspiration under the waves

Two Irish artists joined a six day research aboard the RV Celtic Explorer to find inspiration as part of the Galway 2020 Aerial/Sparks project. Artists Gareth...

Mayor leads delegation to sister cities in the US

Mayor of Galway Mike Cubbard is currently leading a delegation from Galway to our sister cities in the US, Chicago and Milwaukee. On Tuesday the...

Galway 2020 spreads the word in the US at the Milwaukee Irish Festival

The celebration of Irish culture and heritage in Galway 2020 is taking on an international dimension this month at the Milwaukee Irish Festival in...

Groundbreaking youth orchestra breaks out the Beethoven

Galway's exciting new youth orchestra Symphonic Waves is performing two full concerts this month after filling out more sections and completing intense summer rehearsals. Symphonic Waves Youth Orchestra...

Medtronic forms corporate partnership with Galway 2020

Galway 2020 has announced a partnership with the medical devices manufacturer Medtronic, naming it the official Health Partner of the Capital of Culture. As part...

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...

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...

Galway 2020 welcomes their Croatian counterparts

As Galway 2020 limbers up for the final run to the year of the European Capital of Culture they played host to a delegation...

City council gets look ahead at Galway 2020 programme as funding improves

A sneak peek at the programme for Galway 2020, which has been branded as "one of the biggest cultural events in the world", was...

Weatherproof Galway in style for the Capital of Culture

If ever a European Capital of Culture needed to be prepared for all possible weather over the course of the year, it’s Galway. Hope it...

Three Galway 2020 arts groups head to Croatia to build ties

Three arts groups involved in Galway 2020 are in Croatia this week to take part in the European Tandem Cultural Capitals programme. Arts practitioners from Branar, Galway...

Galway 2020 ‘Gaillimh’ typeface wins design awards

A typeface created specifically for Galway 2020 has been awarded a much-coveted gold bell at the 2019 Institute of Creative Advertising and design awards. Galway...

Experience the old city brought to life in the Galway Medieval Experience

Experience the magic of old Galway brought to life this Saturday with a day of festivities at the Galway Medieval Experience. This event from Galway...

President Higgins welcomes guests to international street art display in Galway

President Michael D Higgins welcomed over 200 people who have arrived from around the world for Europe's biggest display of street art in Galway...

Last chance to show your Small Town has Big Ideas with Galway 2020

Tomorrow (May 10) is the deadline for local community groups to apply for funding from the second round of Galway 2020's Small Towns Big...

Galway’s Youth Orchestra performs first unified concert

Galway's first ever youth orchestra Symphonic Waves recently hit a major milestone in its development, performing its first full concert with every section working...

Galway 2020 operations director resigns

Galway 2020 is seeking a new Operations Director after the resignation of Damien Egan who had held the post. Mr Egan was responsible for the...

County Council commits another €2 million to Galway 2020

Galway county council has doubled the amount of funding that it is providing to Galway 2020 with the commitment of an additional €2 million...

Galway 2020 jumping onto the European stage with new collaborations

Galway 2020 is looking to build new partnerships with its fellow Capitals of Culture across Europe through cross border collaboration. Tandem Culture Capitals is a new...

Galway 2020 opens applications for Small Towns Big Ideas projects

Galway 2020 is now accepting funding applications from local communities for the second wave of its Small Towns Big Ideas projects. Galway 2020 has €200,000...
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