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!
‘A Line of Salt…’ Al Porter entertaining the audience in fully packed Ruby Room of The Kings Head in Galway during his performance at Galway International Arts Festival 2016 https://roundme.com/tour/59410/view/148524/
DruidShakespeare sweeps the boards at Irish Times Irish Theatre Awards – Druid Theatre Company, Galway, Ireland
DruidShakespeare sweeps the boards at Irish Times Irish Theatre Awards Druid won 5 awards for DruidShakespeare at tonight’s Irish Times Irish Theatre Awards: Best Production Best Director – Garry Hynes Best Actress – Derbhle Crotty Best Actor – Marty Rea Best Costume Design – Doreen McKenna and Francis O’Connor Marie Mullen spoke on behalf of DruidShakespeare director Garry Hynes: ‘It is a privilege to accept these awards for DruidShakespeare. Many people came along the road with us on this production, from the very early stages to the final curtain and I would especially like to thank our co-producers, Lincoln Center Festival, our associate producers, Kilkenny Arts Festival, our funders the Arts Council […]
Galway’s tribute to David Bowie. After the sudden loss of such an icon as Bowie, it only seems fitting that we pay homage to the great man himself. ‘Put on your red shoes and dance the blues’ this Wedsnesday at The Kings Head to a bit of ‘sound and vision’. Ziggy Stardust, Major tom, The Thin White Duke or The Goblin King attire is absolutely encouraged with bowie inspired beverages on the cards. Music kicks off at 8pm with music from DJ Sarah G following the guitar duo, Fred and James with strickly Bowie for the night. ‘I’m not a prophet or a stone aged man, just a mortal with potential […]
Happy 2016 Galway when flying around list time over Arran IslandsInishmore we have noticed there is nothing more interesting further west. Landing in Galway for Brand New Year of the CRAIC again. There is history of civilisation here recorded 3,500 years before St. Pat hit the ground and sent the snakes to discover new world for expanding ideas from Europe and dismiss the civilisation forming in America until 1492. Happy New Year based on roots of the most western place which the oldest civilisation expanding over EuroAzia found the reason to stay and have some CRAIC! With regards Darius Ivan and the team of the CRAIC.
As a student inthe 1980s, I foundone coffee shop inGalway, on Shop St— but there wasalso one theatre, writes Victoria White Source: Galway deserves to be awarded Capital of Culture crown | Irish Examiner
To raise awareness of Migration issues within Europe are the Giddy Biddy Collective presenting Infinity – a social awareness installation project which is taking place for 24 hours since this morning 18/09/2015 as part of Galway City Culture Night. Eight volunteers are locked inside 20 foot shipping container with only water to drink and a portable loo for waste, simulating the conditions experienced by the victims of migration. People on the street can watch the group surviving 24 hours in extreme conditions on the screen attached to container.
Some of the best pubs to go in Galway are: The King’s head (live music every night!), The Front Door (cheap but very tasty 3 course menu’s, and great for parties too!) and the Skeff Bar.
Good Morning Galway All Ireland senior Hurling Final Kilkenny vs. Galway Today! Last time teams met in Croke Park in final in 1979 where Kilkenny were celebrating. This time will Liam Mc’Carthy Cup come home to Galway! We have sourced a typical Mick Dunne commentary on the 1979 All-Ireland Hurling Final between Kilkenny and Galway. In this clip Dunne’s descriptive coverage includes the weather, the slippery ball and the greasy conditions on the pitch and a goal for Kilkenny. Source: RTÉ Archives | Sports | All-Ireland Senior Hurling Final via @RTEArchives @RTEgaa #GAA #Hurling – The CRAIC in Galway – Google+ Source: The CRAIC in Galway – Google+