Category: galway capital of culture

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 Advertisements

Sunset of Good Friday in Claddagh Quay and on the Blackrock

Lucky to be around in Galway Today with this unbelievable sunset catching on Blackrock and later in the Claddagh Quay.   

The Beaver Moon | Light Over The Town

Hi at The CRAIC club. I’m starting with photography and got to try to capture the Moon in it’s full-size last Saturday over the Spanish Arch and river Corrib. Not easy, and as I’ve learned nearly impossible to catch the pic of the Moon in the night sky with all its beauty while maintaining its location featuring the city at night down on the ground. There is too much light reflected from the Moon thrown on the earth that the street lighting of the city is not noticeable when combined into one shot. Anyway, I have submitted a picture taken from the Wolfe Tone Bridge where the river Corrib meets Claddagh to my […]

Macnas Ready at The Quadrangle | Port na bPúcai for Halloween Parade 2017 in Galway

#Macnas Ready at The Quadrangle | Port na bPúcai for #Halloween Parade 2017 in Galway the capital of the culture 2020

On Top Of the World | Old Dublin Road | New Garda Quarter

Another one of my very personal, non constructive or productive missions, leading to no commission accomplished tonihgt on the Top of the World on Old Dublin Road, overlooking GMIT, including the complete 360 degrees wide nightscape of the east Galway, making it to be the newest viewport into the collection of others small and unimportant targets i have planed, organised, managed and documented, before without need for an instant appreciation nor monetization, leaving me here in the present of the reality of my own world, believing that I will be ready, experienced and well able to score the final, counting goal when a chance arrise around I will be the one […]

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!

Book Launch, Adrian Frazier’s THE ADULTEROUS MUSE, launched by Tom Kilroy, 5.30PM, 10 October, Moore Institute, NUI Galway Library

Book Launch, Adrian Frazier’s THE ADULTEROUS MUSE, launched by Tom Kilroy, 5.30PM, 10 October, Moore Institute, NUI Galway Library

Gaynor Kane – Eight poems about the infants that died in the Bon Secours Mother and Baby home in Tuam

Gaynor Kane – Eight poems about the infants that died in the Bon Secours Mother and Baby home in Tuam

Calling all short story writers !

Calling all short story writers ! Here is your opportunity to see your work in print in the Galway, Mayo and/or Athlone Advertiser group. What we require from you, in this collaborative venture between theGalway Advertiser Group and The Galway Review online is the following A short story not exceeding 1500 – 1800 words located in counties Galway, Mayo, Westmeath or Roscommon i.e. a locality. A short biography (not more than 100 words) of you the writer along with a headshot photograph. An understanding that your submission will not generate a fee, but (subject to the success of the venture) may be eligible for a winner’s prize and may also be […]

Bats Attack APPLE | Environmental appeal of €850 million development in Athenry

Bat Appeal | Apple’s planned Irish data center may be delayed | Dennis Sellers – AppleWorld.Today Apple’s first data center in Ireland is facing delays after unhappy Irish citizens lodged formal complaints with the Irish government, reports Business Insider. The Cupertino, California-based company planned to start building the €850 million data center on a 500-acre site before the end of last year, but a decision won’t be made until the summer, a local councillor told the publication.

#Galway2020 Eve – Cultural Brainstorming with Tánaiste Burton at THT Galway

After years in Africa is minister thinking in 3 years cycles so ‘the next person, who comes in, has to do something different in order to show that they are bringing a fresh idea!’…