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 […]
Darkness Into Light 2018 Raising €200k Today Preventing Suicide| Morning in Galway with The TribeTones
Darkness Into Light 2018 raising €200k in Leisureland, Salthill| Morning in Galway with The TribeTones
Join us for Galway City Roller Derby’s annual table quiz fundraiser. This years fundraiser is held in conjunction with Galway Rape Crisis Centre. There will be fabulous quiz and raffle prizes on the night not to mention the chance to pick up some Galway City Roller Derby merchandise. The table quiz will take place on Thursday November 9th at 8pm in John Keogh’s bar. Entry is €10 per person, 5 maximum to a team. We hope to see you there!
‘Galway Night for Syria’ -A local group of people from Galway have come together trying to fundraise money for the people of Syria. “We are all painfully aware are really suffering. We are having a fundraising night in the Clayton Hotel on Thursday the 16th of March 2017 to raise much-needed funds,” informed organiser of the event Dawn Connolly Bowles The ticket price will be €20.. Sean Slattery and the Connections will be playing on the night. There will be finger food and it will be followed by a DJ. We will have some great spot prizes and other fun fundraising activities.
Are you thinking about doing something, cool, different and helpful this St. Patrick’s Day? Take a part in Aware’s Harbour2Harbour Walk on Thursday 17th of March. You reap the benefits of being physically active with a positive effect on mental health and wellbeing and at the same time you will also be participating in a fun and worthwhile event to support Aware’s work.
The Kilfenora Ceili Band are holding a concert in aid of The Children’s Language Development Preschool, Oranmore (a registered charity) Tickets are €25, available from The Shearwater Hotel 090 9630400 and CLDP 091 877875. The Band 2009 was the centenary celebration of the formation of the Kilfenora band. Not only is this an historic milestone for the band itself but a reminder that Irish culture and traditions are thriving and have survived the test of time. Kilfenora Ceili Band The 11-piece band features four fiddles (Eimear Howley, Sinéad Heagney, Anne Rynne, and Annemarie McCormack), two flutes (Anthony Quigney and Garry Shannon), concertina (Tim Collins), accordion (Claire Griffin), banjo (John Lynch), drums […]
The A Capella Knights invite all of our Craic in Galway readers to their concert ‘White Christmas: An Eclectic Mix of Festive Favourites’ at 7.45pm on December 4 , 2015 at the Galway Cathedral in aid of the Galway Simon Community. The local group has gathered some of Galway’s best voices for an evening of Christmas and traditional festive music in a colourful mix of cappella vocals, instrumental, soloists, and choral music. Joining them on the evening are guest groups The Bluebirds, Galway Baytones, Gospel Wedding Choir and The Tribal Chamber Choir. “The current crisis is driving a lot of people into homelessness, many of which never thought they would find […]
The CELLAR raising €1200 for Western Alzheimers! Owner of the Cellar Bar & Restaurant on Eglinton Street, Michael Gilmore, presenting a cheque for €1200 to Eileen Kelly (Services Manager) and Pat Holmes CEO at Western Alzheimers Galway. Western Alzheimers provides a complete service of care to families affected by Alzheimers/Dementia in the Western Region of Ireland. Supporting hundreds of families with a “home from home” philosophy, Western Alzheimers ensures that people who suffer from Alzheimers Disease are cared for in a safe and comfortable environment.