Galway City Museum along with facilitator, Georgina Edziwa, have been engaging with a number of individuals seeking asylum and refuge in Ireland, and residing in Galway. The resulting outreach project records the migrant’s journey and explores their personal stories through keepsakes brought from their homeland or objects that make them feel at home in Ireland.
GALWAY has so many stories to tell
Having found your favourite spots to see on your next visit to Galway, it’s time to put the wheels in motion. Share your discoveries with your friends and family, get booking and prepare for an incredibly memorable trip.
Cúirt International Festival of Literature is honoured to host the launch of Belonging, the long-awaited memoir from historian and advocate Catherine Corless on Thursday 23 September at 7pm. In partnership with Hachette Ireland, Kenny’s Bookshop and The Hardiman Hotel.
Galway Arts Centre is delighted to announce Megs Morley as the new Head of Visual Art.
When you look at the trendy interior and energetic atmosphere, you’d find it hard to believe that Woodquay Hostel is the oldest hostel in Galway city! This independent business turns 30 on August 4th and they are celebrating with a party and a whopping 30% discount. Learn more about their story and find out what’s on offer here…
Following the enormous success of last year’s inaugural campaign, Made Local, a nationwide initiative developed by DCCI, will run throughout the summer and aims to once again spotlight some of Ireland’s most talented craftspeople, while boosting sales and driving revenue for makers and retailers alike.
A gem, hidden in plain sight in Galway’s Westend, Soundtrack and Podcast is a creative space where stories are told and audio is created to best suit your brand, film or podcast. We talked to Alan Preims, professional musician and composer, about this exciting new venture, the importance of storytelling, his creative process and more. Read on to discover a new world of sound…
After operating with only essential-traders for the last number of months, Kinvara Farmers Market is ready to welcome back the artists and crafters that bring so much colour to the area!
Keeping traditions alive, the Galway Hooker Sailing Club have built up an inclusive group of people whose passion for the sea and for the history wrapped up in these traditional sailing vessels have created a valuable community sharing a great grá for the iconic Galway Hookers.
What could be better than scrolling through colourful Instagram feeds specially devoted to celebrating all the wonderful things about Galway and its people? On your newsfeed experience unique glimpses of this gorgeous county first hand through the eyes of an insider.
Galway Chamber’s first ever virtual Business Awards was hosted on Friday 26th February and was attended by hundreds of businesses; to celebrate the achievements, innovation and resilience of the Galway business community, in what was a year of extreme uncertainty…
In the most difficult of years, these incredible Galway business people grew, learned, inspired and adapted in spectacular fashion. In the latest edition of this series we talk to Wayne Neilon, Group General Manager of the Connacht Hospitality Group.