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galway / miscellaneous / event notice Monday July 04, 2011 11:28 by Conor
The first ever Galway Community Picnic will take place this Saturday the 9th July at 2pm to coincide with the visit of the IM, EU and ECB to Ireland.

Open to all, the picnic will have an inclusive and family friendly atmosphere with activities and entertainment for adults and children.

Music, face painting and a used books and bake sale will take place alongside a slogan factory, the Galway Forum video bank, open discussions on the economy and a ‘people’s referendum’ on the bank debt that the Irish people are being forced to pay. read full story / add a comment
galway / arts and media / press release Saturday July 02, 2011 19:20 by Liam Duffy
Call for poetry, short-stories, photography and art work read full story / add a comment
galway / arts and media / press release Saturday June 25, 2011 12:50 by Maureen Gallagher
Maureen Gallagher has just won an award in the Swift Satire Competition. read full story / add a comment
galway / arts and media / event notice Friday June 17, 2011 11:42 by Marta
Fundraising party in O'Grady's pub Gort Friday 24th June at 9 pm read full story / add a comment
galway / arts and media / press release Monday June 06, 2011 10:13 by Maureen Gallagher
Maureen Gallagher has just won the Goldsmith Poetry Award 2011. read full story / add a comment
galway / rights, freedoms and repression / event notice Tuesday May 31, 2011 10:25 by eileen fleming   text 5 comments (last - tuesday may 31, 2011 15:43)   video 1 video file
Mixed-media event in Galway Town Hall Theatre in support of Mordecai Vanunu and Bradley Manning. read full story / add a comment
Mordechai Vanunu
galway / rights, freedoms and repression / event notice Tuesday May 24, 2011 21:05 by Fred Johnston   text 2 comments (last - friday june 03, 2011 22:40)   image 2 images
Galway - Mordechai Vanunu and Bradley Manning recalled in play and news film

Saturday 4th June 3pm: Town Hall Theatre (Studio), Courthouse Square, Galway
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galway / history and heritage / event notice Thursday May 19, 2011 22:17 by John Cunningham
Galway Trades Council was established following the annual meeting of the Irish Trade Union Congress in the Town Hall during June 1911. Strikes and lock-outs ensued as Galway workers fought for respect as well as for improved wages and conditions. The Trades Council returns to the Town Hall where it was established on 8 June for a varied programme of events, which will celebr read full story / add a comment
galway / arts and media / event notice Friday May 13, 2011 11:58 by Trisha   1 attached file
Welcome to our 4th Annual Galway African Film Festival, films showing at the Nuns Island Theatre, Galway, 20th-22nd May 2011. From a Kenyan Science Fiction short to a good old fashioned feel good movie from South Africa, the Festival showcases the wealth of talent from the Continent of Africa. read full story / add a comment
galway / anti-war / imperialism / press release Tuesday May 10, 2011 22:15 by Galway Alliance Against War
The Galway Alliance Against War is to hold two protests in the city next week to mark the visit of Queen Elizabeth and President Barak Obama to Ireland. According to a GAAW spokesperson the protests, which will take the shape of mock funeral processions, are being held to remember “the innocent killed by the British and US war machines in their on-going illegal wars.” read full story / add a comment
galway / miscellaneous / other press Sunday May 08, 2011 02:48 by FYI
The Galway Advertiser - a free paper - has undoubtedly the biggest readership in the county. Every week in its Grassroots column anonymous authors comment on the local political scene. This week a hard-hitting article has contrasted the Reagan visit to Galway with recent political developments. It is worth a read. read full story / add a comment
galway / environment / press release Tuesday May 03, 2011 18:51 by Des Doherty   text 2 comments (last - monday july 09, 2012 13:42)   1 attached file
Talks taking place in County Galway on the health and environmental effects of mobile phone masts, and what to do about it, with two renowned experts. read full story / add a comment
galway / rights, freedoms and repression / event notice Tuesday April 12, 2011 12:16 by martinoq
The Siege of Gaza: Eyewitness Account' with Gazan journalist Yousef Al-Helou (
Galway
Date(s): 13 Apr 2011

Time(s): 7:00PM

Venue: National University of Ireland Galway, O’Flaherty Theatre

Speaker: Yousef Al-Helou (Palestinian journalist living in Gaza)
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galway / anti-capitalism / event notice Monday April 11, 2011 22:36 by Conor Burke
Free Public meeting discussing the issues of bailouts, unemployment , cuts and the socialist alternative . 8pm Wednesday 20th of April upstairs in Richardsons Eyre square read full story / add a comment
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galway / anti-war / imperialism / news report Friday April 08, 2011 17:31 by Maureen   text 13 comments (last - thursday april 14, 2011 23:00)   image 2 images   video 1 video file
It's calamity enough for Ireland to lose its sovereignty to the IMF and EU through economic treason without salt being rubbed into our debt slavery wounds with further abasement, but that's in store for us in May or at least for those who spinelessly acquiesce and exult in the visits of two totems of imperial power, one an out and out war criminal. read full story / add a comment
galway / anti-war / imperialism / event notice Wednesday March 30, 2011 11:23 by Galway Alliance Against War   text 1 comment (last - wednesday march 30, 2011 13:03)
The Galway Alliance Against War will hold its AGM on Saturday 9th April. read full story / add a comment
ARAN demonstration 2008
galway / animal rights / event notice Monday March 21, 2011 10:58 by ARAN   image 1 image
Canada's pride lies in the maple leaf, but its shame lies in the annual slaughter of hundreds of thousand baby harp seals. Canada’s baby seal hunt has started and this year it seems to be more vicious and cruel than ever before—the hunters have gone desperate. Every year, baby seals, some just weeks or a couple of months old, have their delicate heads violently smashed in with a club or a sharp pole only to have their fur skinned from their bodies, often whilst fully conscious. This year, yet again, tens of thousands of baby seals will die—but you can stop it. read full story / add a comment
galway / animal rights / event notice Thursday March 10, 2011 21:42 by Lorenna Hanssen   text 3 comments (last - saturday march 12, 2011 13:53)
Simply because wild animals -and ANY ANIMAL - were not meant to be our entertainment. read full story / add a comment
Cenbtre Chairperson Aoife Nic Fhearghusa with Tom Byrne's painting of Lady Augusta Gregory
galway / arts and media / press release Tuesday March 08, 2011 03:38 by Fred Johnston   text 1 comment (last - sunday may 01, 2011 01:47)   image 2 images
In spite of The Arts Council's refusal to fund it, the Fourth Forge at Gort Literature Festival will take place on Friday and Saturday, March 25th and 26th, at Gort, Co. Galway, organised by The Western Writers' Centre, Ionad Scribhneoiri Chaitlín Maude, Galway. read full story / add a comment
galway / education / event notice Monday February 21, 2011 08:09 by Martha
This is an initiative to create a space for meeting other families and to share a day together building relationships and engaging in outdoor activities with our children.
There is a yoga session for those who want.
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