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.
In March 2021, members of the Citóg Records music collective were asked to create new versions of beloved Galway songs by artists past and present. The result is Amhráin, a series of performances filmed at iconic locations in Galway city such as The Cornstore, Bell, Book & Candle, Salthill Bandstand and the Galway Arts Centre.
To mark the final month of the popular youth music project, Livefeed will broadcast three concerts recorded live in Nuns Island Theatre and the Galway Arts Centre.
On Friday 9 April at 1pm, enjoy a visit to Cyprus as part of Galway Music Residency’s From Europe with Love with a very special concert by ConTempo Quartet.
Youth Work Ireland’s Irish Youth Music Awards (IYMAs) has released a passionate spoken word piece produced remotely throughout lockdown featuring young musicians from across the island of Ireland.
Galway’s cultural and ethnic melting pot is highlighted and celebrated with new music project, Baba Yarga
The RTÉ 1 New Years Eve Countdown featured a stunning cover of The Saw Doctors N17. The beautiful performance by singer-songwriter Tolü Makay alongside the RTÉ Concert Orchestra transformed the Galway classic into a moving ballad that left viewers in tears. Her flawless rendition of N17 is now set to be released by Rubyworks Records.