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Galway Film Fleadh 2019 award winners chosen

On Sunday July 14, 2019 the 31st Galway Film Fleadh came to a close after another outstanding year of Irish and international film premieres,...

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...

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...

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...

The 150th Galway Races are officially launched

The Galway Races have officially launched this week, starting the countdown for the 150th festival extravaganza later this month. On Monday, July 29 Galway Racecourse...

Mayor of Galway to open Creative Makers pop-up shop

Mayor of Galway Mike Cubbard will officially open the 3rd annual Creative Makers Galway summer pop-up shop at the Cornstore in the coming weeks. The Creative...

Over the Edge presents an international poetry extravaganza

The Over the Edge writers' gathering will present an international poetry extravaganza this month in association with the Yehuda Amichai International Poetry Festival. The July event...

Galway Film Fleadh unveils full programme for 31st festival

Galway Film Fleadh has unveiled the full lineup of movies and events coming to the 31st annual film festival on next month. This year's Film...

New documentary celebrates Galway’s impact on artist, musicians, and comedians

A new bilingual documentary, ‘Cumar – A Galway Rhapsody’, premiering at this year's Film Fleadh explores Galway's impact across different artistic fields. The creative feature-length...

Galway Film Fleadh bringing a wealth of Irish short films to screen

Galway Film Fleadh will serve as the world premiere for seven Irish short films coming from Fís Éireann this year. Fís Éireann has funded these...

Over the Edge fiction slam 2019

Over The Edge presents its eleventh annual fiction slam with Featured Readers, Liz McSkeane and Niamh Boyce, this Friday, June 28. The annual Over the...

Máiréad Ní Chróinín is the new Druid Artist in Residence at NUIG

One of Galway's greatest homegrown makers of theatre Dr Máiréad Ní Chróinín has been named as the new Druid Artist in Residence at NUIG. Working...

Galway International Arts Festival box office opens

The Box Office for the 2019 Galway International Arts Festival has opened this week for people looking to get in early for some great...

Making Space exhibition brings together astronomy and art

Astronomy and art have come together to create some breathtaking pieces of work for the Making Space exhibition at Galway Arts Centre next month. Making...

Young people encouraged to unleash their creativity at Cruinniú na nÓg this weekend

Young people in Galway city are being encouraged to fire up their imaginations and take part in some of the many creative activities on...

Deadline approaches for One Minute Film Festival submissions

The deadline is approaching for local artists who want to make a submission for the One Minute Film Festival at this year's Galway Film...

GMIT graduate elected to assembly of Ireland’s greatest living artists

GMIT graduate and sculptor Aideen Barry has been elected to the Aosdána, an assembly of the best living artists in Ireland. Founded in 1981, the...

GMIT art students showcase their talent in first formal exhibition

Final year art students at GMIT are making their break into public life as artists with an exciting exhibition of their work across a...

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...

NUIG chamber choir crowned the best in Ireland

NUI Galway's Alumni Ensemble Choir has been crowned Chamber Choir of the Year after blowing listeners away at the recent Cork International Choral Festival. The...
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42 charities across Galway receive donations from AIB

A total of 42 charities in Galway have received donations from AIB, as part of the bank's community investment programme. Galway Rape Crisis Centre and...

Water restrictions lifted on two of the Aran Islands

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