The Home Truths of domestic violence

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IRISH WOMEN’S experience of, and engagement with, the courts and legal system in dealing with domestic violence and abuse, is the theme of a new exhibition at the Engage Art Studios, Salthill.

Home Truths, featuring work by Blaise Drummond, Evelyn Glynn, Alison Lowry, Áine Philips and Ruby Wallis, is part of Galway 2020’s Small Towns Big Ideas programme. The artists were commissioned to respond to women’s testimonies of their court experiences.

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Macnas Parade Route 2019

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Macnas Parade Route 2019: The annual Macnas Parade will take place in Galway this Sunday 27 October 2019. This year’s parade is entitled Danse Macabre, and will depart from University Road near Macnas’ home in Fisheries Field at 5.30pm. The route will take the dozens of amazing performers, floats, musicians, and breathtaking processional puppets, along … Read more Macnas Parade Route 2019

Is Peter Keane the Biggest Prick on Galway City Council?

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Peter Keane Galway: Absolutely infuriating. Galway City Council has voted 12-6 to place restrictions on busking in Galway City, despite Galway buskers attempting to negotiate a voluntary code with them. Circle shows and amplification are affected, and drum kits are just banned. Galway is another one of those conservative places that officially puts more stock … Read more Is Peter Keane the Biggest Prick on Galway City Council?

Table Quiz Galway in Aid of Galway Cartoon Festival Black Gate 29 July @ 8pm

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Table Quiz Galway: we’re having a fundraising table quiz in Galway’s fabulous table quiz emporium/wine bar The Black Gate next Monday 29th July at 8pm. It’s in aid of Galway Cartoon Festival which is now entering its 3rd year and promises to have a host of hilarious cartoon exhibitions and cartoon outreach events (most of … Read more Table Quiz Galway in Aid of Galway Cartoon Festival Black Gate 29 July @ 8pm

Wine and Design at Tartare

Tartare Café + Wine Bar Galway Artist Talks

Interesting art initiative from chef and food industry powerhouse JP McMahon here in Galway:

Tartare Café + Wine Bar is launching a monthly event, Wine & Design, which will explore the creative connection between food and the arts.

On the first Wednesday of each month from 7:00pm to 8:00pm, Tartare Café + Wine Bar will host a local artist or designer, providing them with a platform to discuss their work, their inspirations, and what it means to be an artist in Galway.

Future artists include Macnas’ Noeline Kavanagh, artist Finbar247, photographer Anita Murphy, stylist Zania Koppe, Elena Santos of Just Art It, Sandra Lovern of Lovern Leather Goods, and TULCA’s Kerry Guinan.

The events are free but booking is recommended. To book call (091) 567 803 or email food@tartaregalway.ie.
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