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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...

Be part of Galway’s youth music scene with Livefeed

Music and Galway are inseparable in the minds of people who think of cultural life here, and one group wants to help young people...

Schoolkids are turning plastic waste into art with Flotsam

Schoolkids in Galway are highlighting the issues of plastic waste polluting our coasts and oceans, and making some fine art while their at it...

Artistic collaboration will create monument to lace making history of Headford

A artistic collaboration has been announced to honour the lace making history of Headford. Lace Matrix will see...

Galway to celebrate the languages of the world at the Mother Tongues Festival

As a city known for being a melting pot of people from the world over, Galway is wonderfully placed to celebrate...

Galway 2020 recruiting new wave of volunteers

Galway 2020 is stepping up its preparations for the Capital of Culture, opening up recruitment of its Wave Maker volunteers this week. The Wave Maker...

Shot by the Sea film competition wants to capture the beauty of the coast

A new film competition from Galway Film Centre wants aspiring filmmakers of every stripe to create a short that captures the beauty of the...

New chairperson appointed for Galway 2020

Galway 2020 has announced the appointment of a new chairperson to take the place of Aideen McGinley. Well known film and theatre producer Arthur Lappin...

Japanese ambassador visits Galway to promote cultural ties

Galway played host to the Japanese Ambassador to Ireland Mari Miyoshi this afternoon down at the Docks. Ambassador Miyoshi has been attending several events in...

Galway 2020 appoints Creative Director after eight month vacancy

Galway 2020 has appointed the creative company Artichoke to fulfill the Creative Director position which has been vacant for eight months. Artichoke will act as...

Explore mental health through the creative arts

A workshop to help people explore and express mental health through creative arts will take place in Ballinasloe early in the new year. Galway 2020...

Galway 2020 Chairperson announces resignation

The Chairperson of Galway 2020 Aideen McGinley has announced she is resigning from her position. Announcing her decision to step down, Ms McGinley said that...

Symphonic Waves youth orchestra prepares exciting holiday shows

Galway's homegrown youth orchestra Symphonic Waves will take to the stage for a pre-Christmas showing after months of practice. Under the guidance of Conductor Prof....
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Coronavirus: Galway sees small increase in cases as 17 people die in Republic

Seventeen more people have died in the Republic after being diagnosed with Covid-19, the National Public Health Emergency Team has announced. Fifteen deaths were located...

€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...

‘Community Champion’ appointed for Galway to lead efforts against Covid-19

  A network of 'Community Champions' has been set up across the state to help with the ongoing Covid-19 emergency. Steve Dolan, CEO of Galway Rural...

Four Galway restaurants now offering deliveries on Just Eat

Just Eat has released an updated list of restaurants available for delivery across Ireland, which includes popular restaurants that are offering a takeaway service...