Guest Post: Noeline Kavanagh, Artistic Director Macnas

Here Macnas’ artistic director Noeline Kavanagh sets out how Macnas was born of a visit to Galway by Spanish company Els Comediants, the release it brought to a recession stricken Galway, and how you can keep in touch with and help continue the company in its modern iteration. It was late summer, 1985, in Galway. … Read more Guest Post: Noeline Kavanagh, Artistic Director Macnas

Macnas Parade Route July 22nd 2012 – This Thunderous Heart #gaf2012

macnas parade route 2012
This Thunderous Heart by Macnas as part of the Galway Arts Festival 2012 begins at the Spanish Arch on Sunday 22nd July at 8.45pm. Fingers crossed for the weather! (Zoom in on map for more detailed view.)
PS if you enjoy the parade tonight you might consider bunging Macnas 25 quid and becoming a Friend to ensure that this gets to happen again next year.

Not joyful abandonment, just looking abandoned.

I think this is very sad. Than you for visiting Macnas. We are currently taking time out to re-imagine and update our website and we will be back in the not too distant future! Please call again. I really hope that’s true, but when a company pulls all its contact details from its landing page … Read more Not joyful abandonment, just looking abandoned.

Macnas set for new home?

View Larger Map Billy Cameron seems to think so in today’s Galway First. If it happens it’ll be fantastic news for Macnas as it means a permanent, city-based home for the company. Logistically, it’ll be tough at parade time: it’ll take a long time to get floats in position for rehearsals and on the day. … Read more Macnas set for new home?