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galway / arts and media / event notice Friday October 02, 2009 00:49 by Over The Edge   image 1 image
North Beach Poetry Nights presents on (next) Monday October 5th at 9 pm in The Crane Bar, Sea Road, Galway

The North Beach Poetry Nights' October 2009 Slam and a double line-up with Guest Poets: Iggy McGovern (Dublin) and Stephen Powers (Madison, Wisconsin) read full story / add a comment
Mia Gallagher
galway / arts and media / event notice Thursday October 01, 2009 01:10 by Over The Edge   image 1 image
Over The Edge presents Ireland’s first ever fiction slam with Featured Reader, Mia Gallagher, at Sheridan’s Wine Bar, 14-16 Church Yard Street, Galway on Friday, October 16th, 8pm. read full story / add a comment
Voting for Lisbon and Xmas
galway / eu / news report Wednesday September 30, 2009 22:38 by TD   image 1 image   video 1 video file
Due to maximum effort in Shop Street, Galway, the past few days urging people to vote no on Friday and the consequent bony-weary tireness read full story / add a comment
galway / worker & community struggles and protests / event notice Sunday September 27, 2009 11:34 by Sarah   text 5 comments (last - wednesday october 07, 2009 22:15)
Amnesty International Freedom Café 2-3 Middle St Galway

Tuesday 6 October 7.30pm

Panelists: Sarah Clancy (Amnesty International Campaigns Officer). Michael Mc McCaughan (Galway One World Centre, journalist & former Latin America correspondent for The Irish Times and The Guardian) Paul Michael Garrett (Chairperson, and Siptu NUIG Academic Section Shop Steward).

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galway / environment / event notice Wednesday September 23, 2009 12:01 by Liamo
Galway City Allotments Public Meeting "grow" for anyone interested in getting involved in allotments in Galway City. Time: Thursday, October 1 at 8:00pm. read full story / add a comment
galway / environment / event notice Tuesday September 22, 2009 12:27 by Liamo
The Athenry Environemntal Network is holding an open day on its allotment scheme in Athenry on Saturday October 3rd from 2pm to 3pm. Everyone is welcome to come along and learn about growing vegetables. read full story / add a comment
galway / environment / event notice Sunday September 20, 2009 23:26 by Liamo   text 3 comments (last - saturday september 26, 2009 17:21)   video 3 video files
All are welcome to attend a free screning of 'The Age of Stupid' at 8pm, AM 150, Arts Millenium Building, NUIG. read full story / add a comment
galway / anti-capitalism / event notice Friday September 11, 2009 16:50 by Anna Marley
Galway Sinn Féin activists will tomorrow call on members of the public to spin the wheel of misfortune, and predict the dismal realities that will come into being if the neo-liberal agenda of the current government remains unchallenged.

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galway / rights, freedoms and repression / event notice Friday September 11, 2009 14:02 by Amnesty Galway
Galway Book Launch ‘60 years, 30 perspectives: Ireland and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights’

With Colm O’ Gorman Executive Director Amnesty International Ireland and Speakers From the Irish Centre for Human Rights NUIG
Amnesty International Freedom Café 2-3 Middle St. Galway.
Friday 18th Sept 6.30 PM
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Oughterard
galway / arts and media / event notice Friday September 11, 2009 01:25 by Over The Edge   image 1 image
As part of Oughterard’s Culture Night event the poets of the Advanced Poetry Workshop at Galway Arts Centre will take to the stage in the Lake Hotel Oughterard at 8pm on the 25th September.
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Celeste Augé
galway / arts and media / event notice Thursday September 10, 2009 01:08 by Over The Edge   image 3 images
As part of Culture Night, which is Friday 25th Sept, Artspace Studios are hosting a poetry reading which will take place in conjunction with their exhibition of visual art.

The reading will commence at 8pm. All welcome.
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Poetry on the prom
galway / arts and media / event notice Wednesday September 09, 2009 01:04 by Over The Edge   image 1 image
Calling all budding and aspiring poets. On Sunday the 20th of September at 7pm, The Office bar in Salthill will present a Poetry Open Mic Session in conjunction with the Salthill Community Arts Festival.
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Bernadette Cremin
galway / arts and media / event notice Tuesday September 08, 2009 15:07 by Over The Edge   image 1 image
The September Over The Edge: Open Reading takes place in Galway City Library, St. Augustine Street, Galway on Thursday, September 24th, 6.30-8pm. The Featured Readers are Marcella Morgan, Shane Ó Maoildhia & Bernadette Cremin.
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Arts Council
galway / arts and media / press release Monday September 07, 2009 00:22 by Over The Edge   image 2 images
Over The Edge presents the launch by Galway City Council’s Arts Officer, James Harrold, of Lady Gregory’s Townhouse, a collection of work by the Advanced Poetry Workshop at Galway Arts Centre, co-edited by Susan Lindsay, Mary Madec & Maureen Ryan.

It will take place at Sheridan’s Wine Bar, 14-16 Church Yard Street, Galway on Friday, September 11th, 8pm. read full story / add a comment
Allison Croggon
galway / arts and media / event notice Thursday September 03, 2009 16:38 by Fred Johnston   image 2 images
The Western Writers' Centre - Ionad Scríbhneoiri Chaitlín Maude - Galway, and the Australian Poetry Centre are proud to present a reading by two of Australia's finest poets. Robert Gray and Alison Croggon, at Gort Public Library on Friday, October 23rd at 8pm. Admission is free. There will also be music.

"All our thanks to Teresa in Australia and Eileen at Gort Library,"says Fred Johnston, writer and the Western Writers' Centre's Director, " who facilitated these important readings. Gort is increasing event by event its literary reputation, and we still have the 'Forge at Gort festival in Spring.' " read full story / add a comment
galway / arts and media / news report Tuesday September 01, 2009 03:31 by Fred Johnston
Galway's arts practitioners were promised consultation over any proposed Arts Strategy Plan - but Galway City Arts Office has put the clamps on it and curiously instructed the person brought on board to assist with the arts' strategy that she is not to meet individually with artists or practitioners read full story / add a comment
galway / environment / event notice Monday August 31, 2009 22:43 by Liamo   video 1 video file
Free film screening followed by a discussion. read full story / add a comment
galway / environment / event notice Monday August 31, 2009 22:34 by Liamo   video 1 video file
Free screening of documentary followed by a discussion. read full story / add a comment
galway / environment / event notice Monday August 31, 2009 22:16 by Liamo   text 1 comment (last - monday august 31, 2009 22:19)   video 1 video file
Leonardo DiCaprio (THE DEPARTED, TITANIC) presents this thought-provoking documentary about the fragile state of our planet's ecosystems and the dangers we face. read full story / add a comment
galway / miscellaneous / event notice Monday August 31, 2009 12:29 by EIleen Bennett
Remembrance Services for World Suicide Prevention Day read full story / add a comment
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