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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 […]

EXITUS – THE ODYSSEY OF A HARE | New artworks by Éadaín

  Dublin born artist Éadaín bringing her new captivating exhibition ‘EXITUS – THE ODYSSEY OF A HARE to Galway this February 9th into the Kenny Gallery, in Liosban Galway. The collection of paintings called ‘Exitus’ is the artist’s long term project tracing the journey of an emblematic hare. The imagery is full of symbolism, and each piece of the collection creates an attractive visual element when standing on its own. Using mixed media reveal an artist at the height of her powers. Running for four weeks in Kenny’s Liosbán Gallery in Galway City, the exhibition will be officially opened by Professor Felix Ó Murchadhaof the Dept of Philosophy, NUI Galway, at 2.30 on Saturday […]

Fashion Innovation Awards 2018 | Galmont Hotel & Spa

Spheres of the most expected fashion event of the year in Galway, Fashion Innovations Awards 2018 taking place at The Galmont Hotel & Spa, Thursday 22nd March | #fashioninnovationawards2018#FIAGalway2018 #Galway360 #theta360 #canon1d#galmonthotelandspa #thecraicingalway #thisisgalway#fashioningalway

GALWAY CITY MUSEUM Saturday, 22 October, 2pm – 4pm TALK & READINGS: Revolutionary Poetry

GALWAY CITY MUSEUM Saturday, 22 October, 2pm – 4pm TALK & READINGS: Revolutionary Poetry. The 1916 Rising is often referred to as a ‘poet’s revolution’. Taking this as her starting point, poet Emily Cullen PhD, will introduce the work of international poets of revolution – historic and contemporary – including Anna Akhmatova, Osip Mandelstam and Rafeef Ziadah. After that Galway-based Albanian poet Ndrek Gjini MA, who lived through the oppressive Enver Hoxha regime in the 1980s, will talk about Communism in the Balkans in the middle of the 20th Century and will discuss the work of Visar Zhiti and Vaclav Havel. He also will read from his work. All Are Welcome!

Search Has Begun For The 2016 Galway Rose | Place at Rose of Tralee International Festival Guaranteed!

The 2015 Galway Rose Olga Lee joined forces with Rose of Tralee Elysha Brennan to launch the search for the 2016 Galway Rose, which takes place on the 7th of May at the Galway Rose sponsor hotel – The Clayton Hotel, Galway   The Galway Rose Centre is delighted to announce that whoever is selected to be the next Galway Rose will be guaranteed a place at the 2016 Rose of Tralee International Festival. Taking place from 17th to 23rd August, the 2016 Rose of Tralee International Festival will run for seven days featuring almost 70 Roses, more entertainment and an extra night’s TV coverage. For the past 11 years the […]

How to save Time

If today is the day you feel that you want to receive a big bouquet of roses, or if you were waiting for one from your loved one just go and buy it for yourself and enjoy the moment Post by @CrissteaRamona. Source: How to save Time

Inspire Fitness – How To Live Your Best Life

Jessica wasn’t always healthy and happy and battled with her own issues which took her a while to overcome them. Now, she couldn’t imagine a life without exercise and a healthy routine.

Fashion – A Haunting by Sarah O’Toole

“We are haunted by somethings we have been involved in, even they appear foreign, alien, far away, doubly other.” – Avery Gordon, Ghostly Matters: Haunting and the Sociological Imagination I don’t know how or when it happened, but the knowledge slowly crept up on me that my wardrobe is haunted. For years now, there has always been a sense of unease about it – murmurings that I would ignore or laugh off, like stories of cold children’s fingers brushing your neck as you walked through a forest at midnight. That slightly rueful laugh, I’m sure you’ve heard it. “Penneys’ finest, probably made in a sweatshop, but sure it was only five […]

AUTUMN TIME GUIDANCE | Angelscope by Psychic Poppy

AQUARIUS: Eight of Raphael There is something better waiting for you. The ways in which you have evolved have convinced you that there must be more to life (and there is!). The inward search for answers is rewarded at this time. You can leave the past behind and embrace the new if you wish. But it is a choice and you must choose. Try not to regret the past. Your past experiences have made you who you are and helped you understand yourself. Be grateful for all you have learned and build upon it. There is a chance for relocation or a change in a job or relationship. Do what is […]

The Island – Inishbofin is an island haven

Inishbofin goes to sleep over the winter and the hotels close, “Yet the pub remains the central hub of the community”

Winner of The Perfect Steak at McGettigan’s Galway​ Emer Carr​ about her experience.

Emer subscribed to The CRAIC in Galway online competition last week and won The Perfect Steak deal for two. She brought for dinner her friend Jennifer and as they said it was amazing. Competition was organised to celebrate the launch of their ‘Steak Night’ on the 7th of September, McGettigan’s Galway are giving away a Steak Dinner for two next Monday night to the readers of The CRAIC in Galway Magazine. “Definitely can recommend the steaks at McGettigan’s, cooked to perfection. Fab food, fab company and although we won it tonight, at these prices, definitely will be back!” stated Emer after her McGettigan’s experience in her Facebook post!

1 in 10 Irish Women will get Breast Cancer at some point – Roza does their bit with Upcoming Fashion Show!

Roza Model Agency Host Fashion Show to support Breast Cancer Research  Don’t miss out on Roza Model Agency’s best fashion show yet on the 17th of September in Monroe’s Live. Rachael Carroll who will be representing Galway in this year’s Miss Supranational UK and Ireland 2015 competition in London, will be modelling on the evening. The fashion show will support Breast Cancer Research. Breast Cancer Research is a national charity that funds a comprehensive research programme at the National University of Ireland, Galway.  Johanna Downes, Director of Breast Cancer Research has expressed her gratitude to Roza Model Agency and Monroe’s Live for supporting Breast Cancer Research. “On behalf of the board of Breast […]

Racheal for Miss Supranational and Breast Cancer Research

The CRAIC in Galway edition 48 cover girl Racheal Carroll is representing Galway in the 7th Miss Supranational in October. Racheal is a model of Roza Model Agency sponsored by Monroe’s Live on her Supranational venture. She will appear in the final with about 80 delegates from around the world! Before the Miss Supranational contest Racheal will appear at Roza Model Agency’s fashion show in aid of Breast Cancer Research at Monroe’s Live on Thursday, September 17th. Here Rachael is enjoying a sunny afternoon around Galway with Miss Sunday World Laura Fox! “This fashion show aims to bring a style to Galway which is both edgy and innovative. There will be […]