Month: July 2019

Orbital Picnic on the Salmon Weir of the River Corrib

Galway International Festival 2019 – Picnic on The River Corrib with the sound of Orbital in the Big Top

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“Irish People Love Statues It’s in Our DNA” Brian Hughes of Abbeyglen Castle Hotel take on Heathrow Airport based, transatlantic explorers’ monument back in Connemara

Alcock and Brown Back To Clifden | Experience the area of the First Transatlantic Flight landing Welcome to the north west Galway town of Clifden where just 100 years and a month ago the very first transatlantic flight finished afterless than 72 consecutive hours British aviators John Alcock and Arthur Brown made the first non-stop transatlantic flight in June 1919.[1] They flew a modified First World War Vickers Vimy[2]bomber from St. John’s, Newfoundland, to Clifden, Connemara, County Galway, Ireland.[3] The Secretary of State for Air, Winston Churchill, presented them with the Daily Mail prize for the first crossing of the Atlantic Ocean by aeroplane in “less than 72 consecutive hours”.[4] A small amount of mail was carried on the flight, making it the first transatlantic airmail flight. The two […]

Galway Fringe Festival 2019 Potters Market Started | #Video360

Irish Potters Landed on Spanish Arch Today for the First Weekend of #GalwayFringe2019 | Dive into the sphere of the ClayLand on the River Corrib, full 360 degrees around

Alcock and Brown Back To Clifden | Experience the area of the First Transatlantic Flight landing

Welcome to the north west Galway town of Clifden where just 100 years and a month ago the very first transatlantic flight finished afterless than 72 consecutive hours British aviators John Alcock and Arthur Brown made the first non-stop transatlantic flight in June 1919.[1] They flew a modified First World War Vickers Vimy[2]bomber from St. John’s, Newfoundland, to Clifden, Connemara, County Galway, Ireland.[3] The Secretary of State for Air, Winston Churchill, presented them with the Daily Mail prize for the first crossing of the Atlantic Ocean by aeroplane in “less than 72 consecutive hours”.[4] A small amount of mail was carried on the flight, making it the first transatlantic airmail flight. The two aviators were awarded the honour of Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire […]

Galway International Arts Festival 2019

Galway Fringe Festival 2019 Started Today | What’s the Craic?

The group Cúl An Tí presents sculptures, paintings, and installations responding to the theme Rituals of the Shore today in An Dánlann-University Art Gallery, The Quadrangle NUI Galway. This exhibition draws on a rich seam of maritime tradition and the contemporary experiences of life on the coast, charting a complex and changing relationship with the shore. This work responds to a series of community talks examining the coastal heritage and marine biology of the Connemara Gaeltacht. Materials: resin, concrete, clay, found objects, maps, carrageen jelly, limestone, sound-text, video, print. In the Salthill Art Gallery, Grace O’Malley’s exhibit her work aims to convey the urgency of climate change by connecting people. Galway City Gallery displays the […]

The Big Top is Up on the Orbit of Corrib Again

Watching Sunset of the Sunday 14th July 2019 with the Big Top is erected again on the NUI Galway campus joining the cathedral on the quiet river Corrib at Fisheries Field. The Landmark of the Galway International Arts Festival which is in 42nd year captured on the eve of 2019 festival. Clear sky and the summer in the city like never before promising another absolute Galway season with headliners for the Big Top of the dance act Orbital… The Big Top’s Up on The Orbit – Salmon Entering the River Corrib and Galway International Arts Festival 2019 Starts Today

The Loners on the Longwalk and Galway Fringe 2019 Craic

Loners at the Longwalk in #GalwayFringe2019, Depeche Mode Sound where everything counts in large amounts ‘So you’ve been to Bangkok, right? Tell me something about… The girls are apparently swimming in aquariums there… | Sure they really swim there naked… | And how much it cost there?’ – passage from the Czech movie Samotari ‘Loners’‘YOUR CARD IS DECLINED…’ taken on record from real life in the city of Culture and Craic… The #GalwayFringe2019 Festival is happening from 15th until 28th July right here in the city of tribes #Galway2020, bringing into town a hint of accessible art for reasonable prices and some FREE craic too! The Galway Fringe Festival is one […]

Galway Cathedral zoom-in in the middle of Claddagh Quay

photos.app.goo.gl/hmnNGfLgAMgHhUZF7 Galway Cathedral zoom-in in the middle of Claddagh Quay

The Black Gate’s Stage is Twinkling for Sue Rynhart and Huw Warren

Sue Rynhart and Huw Warren 2019 Tour strolling to the Galway’s Black Gate Cultural Centre on July 26th. Vocalist Sue Rynhart has an extensive background in early music, classical, choral singing and improvisation, twinkling on an edgy blend of modern jazz and different sounds often pushing the music forward with her own unique vision of things. https://youtu.be/VRqXP_J8860 On Wednesday 26th July 8 pm Sue will be on the Black Gate stage accompanied by an award winning pianist, extraordinaire Huw Warren. About Sue Rynhart and Huw Warren: “Sue Rynhart is a trinity of impacts; she is an excellent vocal technician, a captivating singer and an accomplished songwriter and lyricist. With an extensive […]

Galway Fringe Festival 2019 Launched

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Summer in Galway Ready | Festivals – Fashion – Horses – Craic

What’s The Craic? GALWAY RACE WEEK 2019 Horses, Betting, Fashion, Buzz, call it the Craic in Galway 360, watch it in reports and live at https://thecraic.ie 2019 is showing all the potential to make the season of the Festivals, fashion, tourism, horses and craic, after the half year breakdown in Galway, the city of Tribes, world’s friendliest city and the European Capital of Culture 2020