President Michael D. Higgins to launch new John Behan show ‘Migrants’ at The Kenny Gallery

His excellency Michael D.Higgins, President of Ireland will officially open ‘Migrants’, an exhibition of new works by John Behan RHA and the first event of Kennys Bookshop & Art Galleries 80th Anniversary year.

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RENT THE RUNWAY LAUNCH WOMEN IN TECH EVENING

Rent the Runway, in conjunction with ITAG Digital Women’s Forum, is hosting An Evening with Rent the Runway’s Women in Tech on Tuesday, February 4, 2020 in its European Headquarters in Galway. The night will kick off at 5:30PM with networking, bubbles and light bites.

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Derbhle Crotty: On Druid and The Cherry Orchard

Award-winning Irish actor, Derbhle Crotty, will play Madame Ranyevskaya in Tom Murphy’s adaptation of Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard. This Druid production will run for two weeks in Black Box Theatre, from the 22nd of February. We spoke to Crotty to find out more about the play and her artistic process.

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Make 2020 your time to TRI with Galway Triathlon Club

Galway Triathlon Club is delighted to announce the return of the Beginners Evening to its calendar for 2020, taking place in the Salthill Hotel and Ocean Fitness on Friday 31st January from 6:30 – 9.30 pm.

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THINGS TO DO IN GALWAY THIS WEEKEND

As another week ends, three days of fun and activities begins! There’s so much on around Galway from film and theatre to fundraisers and workshops. Here are some of the best bits, so get ahead of the pack and start planning your weekend now. What are you waiting for?!

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GALWAY 2020 – A LOOK AT IMBOLC

As you may already know, Galway 2020’s spectacular programme of events are structured around the old Celtic calendar of Imbolc, Bealtaine, Lughnasa and Samhain. Once the opening ceremony takes place, Imbolc will be in full swing until the end of April and we honestly can’t wait for the festivities to fully begin.

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FEEL GOOD FROM THE INSIDE OUT

The dawning of a new year, or in this case a new decade, often spurs people on to reach out and grab the things they’ve been pushing aside for the past twelve months. Whether that be getting your fitness up to scratch, making sure your health is in order or working on yourself from the inside, we’ve all got something we want to alter or improve somewhere down the line.

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VEGGIE VENTURES

While we know that many of our carnivorous readers enjoy a good meaty feast, there are an abundance of vegan and vegetarian folk out there just waiting for the inside scoop on where to get all of the veggie goodness in Galway.

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Stamp of approval for Galway and Rijeka – European Capitals of Culture 2020

An Post unveiled a set of two colourful new stamps marking the national designation of Galway and Rijeka as European Capitals of Culture 2020, in a joint stamp issue with Croatia Post, in Galway today.

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TOUCHÉ: THE LOW-DOWN

At This is Galway we are all about local, especially when it comes to music! So we are shining a spotlight on the incredibly talented and hard-working artists that make Galway’s music scene so vibrant. This time we are handing the mic to local rapper and producer, Touché…

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