Category: ARTS & CULTURE

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Local activists voice opposition to ‘soulless’ Wetherspoons in Galway

Local activists voice opposition to ‘soulless’ Wetherspoons in Galway

Today's confirmation that JD Wetherspoon will complete the purchase of Carbon in August has been met with opposition. People Before Profit representative Joe Loughnane voiced his ...
Sam Jinks breathes life into sculpted flesh for Galway Arts Festival

Sam Jinks breathes life into sculpted flesh for Galway Arts Festival

Australian sculptor Sam Jinks has created an extraordinary exhibition of the human subject at its most vulnerable and alive to serve as the linchpin of the visual arts strand of Ga ...
Galway Film Fleadh 2019 award winners chosen

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, screenings, workshops and discussions. ...
Enchanting fairytales by Oscar Wilde capture the stage in The Star Child

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 Star Child. The Star Child is an imagin ...
Paving new Pathways in Tuam with Galway 2020

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

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 Kevin Higgins and Susan Millar DuMa ...
Irish Writers Union creative writing workshop to take place this month

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, Seamus Quirke Rd, on Saturday, ...
Busking by-laws vote deferred until September

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 until September. This was partly due to t ...
Galway actress cast in highly-anticipated Netflix series

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 of the stars of that show, ...
Tourism Ireland promoting Galway 2020 in Germany

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 programme of promotions to ...
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