Category: PR

New MADRA mascot unveiled for 2018 Dogathon on May 27th

Press Release 22 May 2018   MADRA’s new mascot was unveiled to the public this week on the Salthill prom, in time for their 2018 ‘Paws on the Prom’ Dogathon, which takes place on Sunday, May 27th at 1pm. The event begins at the Claddagh and all money raised will go to the Connemara-based dog rescue and adoption charity. The mascot, who has yet to be named, will lead the way on Sunday, taking over 1,000 paws along the prom to Blackrock. MADRA General Manager, Jonathan Kent, is hoping for a record breaking year, in what is their biggest fundraising initiative of 2018. Last year, the charity rescued 789 neglected and […]

DIMEBAG DARRELL TRIBUTE SHOW SATURDAY 9th DECEMBER! PLUS: WIN A €50 VOUCHER For The Cellar Bar And Restaurant!

DIMEBAG DARRELL ANNIVERSARY SHOW FEATURING Sixth Extinction,Sectile, Black Shuck December 9th, Cellar Bar, Galway. (Competition details for  €50 voucher and more, below article.)   Get ready for a night of bone crunching metal this December in The Cellar Bar, as Damage Inc Galway presents Galway’s first ever “Dimebag Darrell Anniversary show” with bands Sixth Extinction, Sectile and Black Shuck playing several classic PANTERA covers along with their own original setlist!   13 years ago (Dec. 8, 2004), the world lost one of its most influential musicians, “Dimebag/Diamond”, Darrell Abbott, by a crazed fan while playing with his band Damageplan in Columbus, Ohio, and the rock and metal community has been grieving […]

Premier American Metal Act Of Virtue LIVE In The Cellar Bar This May!

This May the 19th in The Cellar Bar, Galway, get set for stellar  night to satisfy all tastes in Metal music! Travelling all the way from Lansing, Michigan, U.S.A, Of Virtue set the standards in the field of powerful, progressive and melodic modern metal and metalcore.  Their energetic performances have been winning over fans of all genres and continue to do so throughout the years this in turn  has guaranteed them support. slots with other metal heavyweights such as Everytime I Die, The Acacia Strain. This May 18th  finally sees the band’s first ever Irish performance in Cork before heading West to Galway and North to Belfast. Joining Of Virtue  in […]

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

FlirtFM & Superpixel Labs Launch Competition for Free Office Space – Co-Working Office Space Galway | SuperPixel Labs

So you are at college, and have come up with a really disruptive technology, great idea to solve x, a new peer to peer platform, or a social entrepreneurial solution….. Now you have the idea, the brains, all you need now is the space to let your baby grow and fly. Space as we know costs money, and money is always a sore point for students. But wait, we have a solution for you……. Well you have come to the right place. Superpixel Labs and FlirtFM are your business fairy godmothers. So for all you business heads listen up – you could win one of 2 hot desking spaces for one […] […]

Corrib Oil Galway International Rally – Full Rally Preview

The 2016 Corrib Oil Galway International Rally takes place over the coming weekend, 5h to 7th February inclusive. Press Release Galway Motor Club is delighted to confirm that there is a capacity entry with teams coming from Germany, Australia and America in addition to numerous UK and Irish crews., over 100 in total. The competing teams, their sponsors and crews, and the thousands of spectators that will line the route will bring a welcome early season boost to visitor numbers to Galway city and county. The event has retained its full weekend format and is expected to generate over 2,000 bed nights for hotels and guest houses. The rally is estimated […]

GALWAY PRO CHOICE JOINS ALL IRELAND DEMONSTRATION

to stand in solidarity with a 21-year-old woman facing prosecution in the North of Ireland on charges of using ‘poison’ to procure an abortion.

NUI Galway India Soc’s Grand Celebration of Diwali – The Indian Festival of Lights

NUI Galway’s India Soc in association with the Indian Cultural and Sports Society (ICSC) Galway and with support from the University, celebrated Diwali – the Indian Festival of Lights on 14 November 2015, Saturday. Now in its third year, Diwali celebration took place in the Bailey Allen Hall on campus from 5 PM till 11 PM.  NUI Galway has a vibrant Indian presence on campus and this year students and staff, along with the Indian community in Galway City, Loughrea, Tuam and Ennis, have come together to make the event bigger, more colourful and vibrant.   This year’s festival started with lighting of Diya to mark the beginning of this celebration […]