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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...

Sabina Higgins launches Saolta Arts at UHG

Sabina Higgins, wife of the President Michael D. Higgins, has this week launched the new Saolta Arts programme at UHG. Saolta Arts is the new...

‘Superb and engaging’ documentary wins International Festival Award

Galway film A Tiny Spark has been awarded Best Medical Short at Sci On! Film Festival in Nevada. The film which is the most recent produced...

Choir from United States to perform for local charity

On a first-time visit to Ireland, a choir from Minnesota in the US will give a concert at St Nicholas Collegiate Church in the...

The Irishman trailer: Scorsese, Pacino and De Niro team up for new gangster film

The much-anticipated trailer of Martin Scorsese's gangster film The Irishman has been released. The Netflix movie stars Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Joe Pesci...

A Flimsy Raft in the Mediterranean – Irish navy crew talk about migrant rescue missions

Crew members of the LÉ Samuel Beckett, will be in Galway this week to discuss their experience on migrant rescue missions in the Mediterranean. The...

Out of Chaos- dazzling acrobatics from Gravity and Other Myths

The no frills DIY circus group Gravity and Other Myths are returning to Galway International Arts Festival for their most stunning acrobatics ever in...

Cleft – a tale of family, isolation and love from Fergal McElherron

Cleft — a visceral story of one family’s unrelenting will to survive — and ultimately to make choices based on instinct. Rough Magic Theatre company and...

Galway Arts Festival street event delayed due to weather warning

One of the biggest street events of Galway International Arts Festival has had to be delayed due to a weather warning issued today. Galway Arts...

Headford Music Works to receive over €4,000 under music scheme

 Headford Music Works will receive €4,692 under the Music Capital Scheme 2019. The Scheme provides support for the purchase of musical instruments and responds to...

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...
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Councillor calls for payment freeze on student loans

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