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June 2017

Build Your Own Unknown.

Friday June 30th - 10:00 am - Sunday July 2nd - 6:00 pm
Seafest, Galway, Ireland + Google Map

Build Your Own Unknown, opening tomorrow as part of Explorers Programme is produced by the Cregmore 4th class will be a combination of the real and the imaginary. Interpreting scientific fact through an artistic process the children have created a film which will be premiered at Seafest 2017. The film re-creates the epic journey, discovering hydrothermal vents in the Atlantic Ocean, using processes intrinsic to the artist's practice. The movie will be presented in the Kids Zone during SeaFest on…

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Try Sailing at Seafest 2017

Friday June 30th - 11:00 am - Sunday July 2nd - 3:00 pm
Seafest, Galway, Ireland + Google Map

Always wanted to give sailing a go but didn’t know where to get started? Head along to the Irish Sailing Association’s Try Sailing sessions on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, which aim to get people out on the water for the first time. A number of different boats are available to try – all completely free of charge: Keelboat Try Sailing sessions (5 people at a time) Galway Hooker Come n Sail sessions (20 people at a time) Motorboats offering boat…

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Kayaking at Seafest 2017

Friday June 30th - 11:00 am - Sunday July 2nd - 5:00 pm
Seafest, Galway, Ireland + Google Map

Get afloat with a free kayaking trip courtesy of Kayakmór. These trips are aimed at first time kayakers and each session will last an hour, taking place from 11am to 5pm Friday and Saturday and 2pm to 5pm on Sunday. All participants are provided with a buoyancy aid and a waterproof. Bring a towel, sun hat and suncream lotion. For those who like to make a splash, a change of clothes may be a good idea! To book, visit https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/try-kayaking-at-seafest-2017-galway-tickets-35199563843…

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Flyboarders at Seafest 2017

Friday June 30th - 1:00 pm - Sunday July 2nd - 5:15 pm
Seafest, Galway, Ireland + Google Map

Get ready for a thrilling experience as you watch PowerFly’s world champion flyboarders perform aerial acrobatics up to 15 metres in the air right in the heart of Galway Harbour. The flyboarders will showcase their awe-inspiring skills using pump-powered jet packs and put on a show to end all shows! Kristen Smoyer (the current Ladies Pro Flyboard World Champion) and Mark Baxter (Pro Veteran and owner of PowerFly) will be performing this world class act. Flying along with music, they…

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BIM/Bord Bia Seafood Experience

Friday June 30th - 2:00 pm - Sunday July 2nd - 5:15 pm
Seafest, Galway, Ireland + Google Map

Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM), Ireland’s Seafood Development Agency, are returning to Galway to host a highly entertaining, interactive and dynamic showcase on Irish Seafood at the annual SeaFest family festival from the 30th June until the 2nd July. BIM’s Educational Seafood Experience is one of the highlights of the festival with exciting exhibits including virtual reality displays explaining how Irish seafood is sustainably caught and farmed, live cookery and fishmongery demonstrations with top chefs Rory O’Connell, Oliver Dunne, Michael O’Meara…

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July 2017

Scratch Night

Saturday July 1st - 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Galway Community Circus, St Joseph's Community Centre, Ashe Rd, Shantalla
Galway, Ireland
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Hi All , This is our last Scratch night for a couple of Months Sniff Sniff ... Dont Worry we will be back and it will be as it always is a safe and friendly place to try a new act for all the family . If you would like to do somthing for this Scratch Night please let me know on

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Live Action Filmmaking Summer Camp

Monday July 3rd - 10:00 am - Friday July 7th - 3:30 pm
Galway Film Centre, Cluain Mhuire, CCAM, Wellpark Road
Galway, H91 WP9K Ireland
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Unlock your creativity and learn to make your own film! We are pleased to announce a Summer Live Action Filmmaking Camp at Galway Film Centre this July. The Live Action Filmmaking Camp will run from Monday July 3rd to Friday 7th from 10am and 3.30pm at Cluain Mhuire on the Wellpark Road. Filmmaking is an exciting way to explore creative storytelling. Participants on the camp will work together to write, direct, and produce their own short film! At the end…

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Mise Eire The Show

Monday July 3rd - 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Town Hall Theatre Galway, Courthouse Square
Galway, Ireland
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Mise Eire The Show - Monday 3rd of july - Town Hall Theatre. Journey through Ireland's rich history with this stunning musical production, from the tales of Grace O'Malley (The Pirate Queen of Connaught) to the legend of Cu Chulainn. Visit a time in Irish history when families left the emerald isle for the promise of a new life. Mise Eire incorporates stunning visuals of Ireland's magical landscape and brings together of some of Ireland's best vocalist, musicians and traditional…

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Baboró Baboró Drama Tools for the Classroom

Monday July 3rd - 9:30 pm - Friday July 7th - 2:00 pm
The O’Donoghue Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance, National University of Ireland University Road
Galway, Ireland
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Baboró Presents: This five-day EPV Department of Skills and Education approved summer course has been specially designed to explore the use of drama, both as a subject as well as a methodology, to inspire and augment learning in the classroom and enrich the professional practice of teachers and educators, supported by the drama curriculum and the ethos of Baboró International Arts Festival for Children. This CPD provides participants with an opportunity to gain insights and practical tools to explore drama…

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Photoshop with Keith Bailey

Saturday July 8th - 9:30 am - Sunday July 9th - 4:30 pm
Galway Film Centre, Cluain Mhuire, CCAM, Wellpark Road
Galway, H91 WP9K Ireland
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Date: Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th July (9.30am – 4.30pm). Venue: Galway Film Centre, Cluain Mhuire, Wellpark road, Galway City. Cost: €170 members/ €180 non-members. Participants also have the option of purchasing ADOBE Course Books for €50. Contact: or phone 091 770748. This two day course suits both new and self-taught novice users of Photoshop. It aims to consolidate prior understanding and extend users to an intermediate level where they are comfortable creating compositions, working with both raster and…

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A Night at the Opera with Singing Soldier David Martin

Saturday July 8th - 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Town Hall Theatre Galway, Courthouse Square
Galway, Ireland
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Classical Tenor and Army Sergeant David Martin's success in the musical world continues with his first solo national 'A Night at the Opera' Midsummer Tour featuring a Piano quartet and guest Soprano

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Summer Advanced Theatre workshop with NY Director John Farrell

Wednesday July 12th - 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Galway Arts Centre, Galway Arts Centre, 47 Dominick Street
Galway, Ireland
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Summer Advanced Theatre workshop with NY Director John Farrell Commencing in mid-July the Galway Arts Centre will be hosting an Advanced Theatre course for ages 18+. John Farrell is a well known theatre artist who has been teaching for many years including workshops under the auspices of New York's Everyman Company as well as classes for numerous outlets including Museum of Natural History, Brooklyn College and in, Ireland, at The Project Arts Centre where he worked as the Education Officer…

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Summer Theatre workshop with NY Director John Farrell

Wednesday July 12th - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Galway Arts Centre, Galway Arts Centre, 47 Dominick Street
Galway, Ireland
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Summer Theatre workshop with NY Director John Farrell Commencing in mid-July the Galway Arts Centre will be hosting an Intermediate Theatre course for ages 18+. John Farrell is a well known theatre artist who has been teaching for many years including workshops under the auspices of New York's Everyman Company as well as classes for numerous outlets including Museum of Natural History, Brooklyn College and in, Ireland, at The Project Arts Centre where he worked as the Education Officer for…

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Long Strange Trip: The Untold Story Of The Grateful Dead

Friday July 14th - 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monroe’s Live, Dominick Street, Galway
Galway, Galwa Ireland
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Long Strange Trip: The Untold Story Of The Grateful Dead Galway Film Fleadh - Irish Premiere Screening “Drawing from an incredible trove of stills, film footage, audio recordings, and rare live tracks—much of which has never been seen or heard—Bar-Lev’s fresh, formally inventive approach paints the picture of a distinctly American band exploring visions of Americana through music – SUNDANCE INSTITUTE Official Selection: Sundance Film Festival, True/False Film Festival, South by Southwest. Venue: Monroe's Live Doors: 6pm - Bushmills Whiskey…

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One Minute Film Festival at Galway Film Fleadh

Sunday July 16th - 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Galway Film Centre, Cluain Mhuire, CCAM, Wellpark Road
Galway, H91 WP9K Ireland
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Galway City of Film in partnership with Galway Film Centre and the Galway Film Fleadh are delighted to announce the 30 films for the One Minute Film Festival 2017! A Petite Drop – Emily Loughnane Adi – Jip Heijenga All The Right Buttons – Jamie Mills Bad Bitches – Ann-Marie O’Connor & Sarah Kinlen Ballpark – David McNaboe Beautiful Chaos – Laura Poortenga Black River – Fabien Oman Breakouts and Other Problems – Mark Gallagher Camping Unplugged – Leon Butler…

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The People Build

Tuesday July 18th - 9:00 am - Sunday July 23rd - 7:30 pm
Eyre Square, 114A Eyre Square Shopping Centre
Galway, Galway Ireland
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Volunteers will construct a life-sized cardboard building in Eyre Square. Start by attending one of the workshops held in Bailey Allen Hall in NUIG on July 18th, 19th, 20th and 21st. Sessions are from 9am - 1pm or 2pm - 6pm each day. Or you can show up on Build Day on July 22nd at 11am or Deconstruction Day on July 23rd at 4pm. We need 150 people and all are welcome. Email Volunteer Coordinator, Kady Perry, to to…

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Can we ever really see each other By Nicola Gunwhy

Wednesday July 19th - 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
University Hospital Galway, Newcastle
Galway, 6027 Ireland
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‘Everyone who is born holds dual citizenship, in the kingdom of the well and in the kingdom of the sick. Although we all prefer to use only the good passport, sooner or later each of us is obliged, at least for a spell, to identify ourselves as citizens of that other place.’ Susan Sontag Can We Ever Really See Each Other? a new exhibition by Nicola Gunwhy at University Hospital Galway, Newcastle Road, Galway from 6.30pm Wednesday 19 July for…

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Adventures in Abstract Art

Saturday July 22nd - 10:00 am - Sunday July 23rd - 4:00 pm
Galway Arts Centre, Galway Arts Centre, 47 Dominick Street
Galway, Ireland
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Cora Murphy will be hosting her ‘Adventures in Abstract Art’ Weekend Painting Workshop at Galway Arts Centre on 22-23 July. The work is a fun, informative way to tap into and develop your own intuitive painting style. The Early Bird Special Price of €225 (usually €265) expires Today! The fee includes: All materials including great paints, canvasses and mediums 2 x days of structured stimulating tuition (10 am – 4 pm daily) A lunch and plenty of yum, good food…

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Passenger | Galway Arts Festival, IE

Saturday July 22nd - 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Galway International Arts Festival, Festival Office: Black Box Theatre, Dyke Road
Galway, Ireland
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Tickets on sale now – https://Passenger.lnk.to/GalwayArtsFestivalFE

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Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Wednesday July 26th - 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Galway International Arts Festival & Róisin Dubh present LADYSMITH BLACK MAMBAZO Wednesday 26th July Doors 8pm. €35. Unreserved seating. The joyous and uplifting musical voices of Ladysmith Black Mambazo, referred to by Nelson Mandela as ‘South Africa’s cultural ambassadors’ marry the intricate rhythms and harmonies of their Zulu traditions to the sounds and sentiments of gospel music. The result is a musical and spiritual alchemy that has touched a worldwide audience ever since Paul Simon first introduced them to the…

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