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Government confirms first round of state funding for Galway 2020

The government has confirmed the first €6 million round of state funding for Galway 2020 in the budget. The funding is part of the €339...

Druid Theatre forced to drop major project for Galway 2020

The Druid Theatre has announced that it's been forced to pull its planned, international production from the programme for Galway 2020. The world renowned theatre...

Enjoy an evening of music, film and storytelling for Culture Night at Galway 2020’s Open House

Enjoy an evening of music, film, and storytelling this Culture Night at the first in a series of Open House events being held by...

Director of Galway Arts Centre calls for resignation of Galway 2020 chairperson

The Director of Galway Arts Centre Páraic Breathnach has said that the chairperson of Galway 2020, Ms Aideen McGinley, should resign. The Galway European Capital...

Local trad band We Banjo 3 to serve as cultural ambassadors for Galway 2020

Full up with international acclaim just now, beloved local artists We Banjo 3 have been announced as international cultural ambassadors for Galway 2020. The announcement...

Galway Music Residency explores the sounds of 27 European countries with new concert series

Galway Music Residency is launching a three year series of concerts this week performing the music of 27 European countries for Galway audiences. The lunchtime...

Galway Community Circus seeks General Manager

Galway Community Circus is seeking a candidate for the new position of General Manager as it prepares for Galway European Capital of Culture 2020. As...

Bright young minds designing a generator that uses the bad weather

Young people with imagination and inventiveness are working to climate proof Galway by designing generators that take advantage of the bad weather. Galway 2020's flagship...

Explore the city’s ancient streets in the Galway Medieval Festival

When people talk about what makes Galway such an attractive city they often talk about things like the music, the good craic, and a...

EU expert panel warns Galway 2020 against ‘losing track’ of project

The European Commission's Expert Panel on Capitals of Culture has warned Galway 2020 against 'losing track' of the project according to a recently published...

Galway 2020 hires British consultant to advise on creative strategy

Galway 2020 have hired Martin Green, former leader of a British Capital of Culture team, to consult for them after losing Creative Director Chris...

This Castlegar storyteller has a scéal for the Netherlands for Capital of Culture 2018

Galway might be the European Capital of Culture 2020, but Castlegar storyteller Aindrias de Staic is bringing some ceoil and craic, as Gaeilge, to...

City Council gives full backing to Galway 2020 leadership

Galway City Council overwhelmingly gave its full backing to the leadership team of Galway 2020 on Tuesday evening, despite initial concerns about funding issues. The...

Galway 2020 creative director resigns ‘by mutual agreement’

Galway 2020 creative director Chris Baldwin has left the organisation, according to a statement released Wednesday. Citing 'personnel changes', the group noted the planning of...

Breaking Bread breaks barriers at Galway Food Festival

Another successful Galway Food Festival culminated this afternoon in the Breaking Bread community feast, held in a packed Printworks gallery on Market street. The feast...
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