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Fringe Festival Ball and Awards Ceremony |

29 July @ 9:30 pm - 30 July @ 1:30 am | 5€

Time to celebrate everything the Galway Fringe Festival has featured in 2018

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breda Larkin- ‘BREDA’S WAY’ | comedy

29 July @ 9:30 pm
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One event on 29 July 2018 at 9:30pm

| 10€
Galway Fringe Hub @ The Mechanics Institute

The following blurb is based on real events… During the summer of 1985, statues of…

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From the Plains- The Story of John Devoy | theatre

29 July @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Twice on the 29/07/2018
| 8€ - 10€
Columban Hall

Written and Performed by Fia Rua, with Vincent Moran and Christophe Capewell Bootless Theatre Fia Rua (Eoghan Burke) brings his award…

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Blind Poet’s Gig | music

28 July @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm | 10€
Galway Folk Club @ De Burgos

Blind Poet’s music lies somewhere between neo classical contemporary celtic folk and contemporary world music…

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Fringe Band Showcase | events

28 July @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm | 5€

Fringe Band Showcase Saturday July 28th 21:00 - 23:30 €5 On Saturday, July 28th the…

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Noel | theatre

28 July @ 9:00 pm - 10:10 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00pm, repeating until 28 July 2018

One event on 28 July 2018 at 3:30pm

| 15€
Columban Hall

Oscar seems to have it all worked but his anxiety tells him differently.

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A Tempest | theatre

28 July @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00pm, repeating until 28 July 2018

| 10€
Columban Hall

Rehearsals aren't going well in this three-way clash between ambition, delusion and spite.

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Quarter Life Crisis | spoken-word

28 July @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on 28 July 2018 at 6:30pm

| 10€
Galway Fringe Hub @ The Mechanics Institute

Follow comedic performance poet Paul McNamara's attempt to win the All-Ireland Poetry Slam Championship.

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Pearl Finn: Myth and Magic of Eclipse |

28 July @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm | 5€
Galway Mechanics Institute

In the Summer of 2018 we will have three eclipses. A partial solar eclipse on…

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Lucy2Shoes |

28 July @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm | 3€

A penniless poet draped in her petticoats of protests and prose. armed with a gazoo,…

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Lonesome George | music

27 July @ 10:00 pm | 10€
Galway Folk Club @ De Burgos

Lonesome George are making waves in Belfast, Ireland, and beyond with an infectious blend of…

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Indie Label Showcase: DIY LK | events

27 July @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm | 5€
The Loft

Indie Label Showcase: DIY LK Friday July 27th 21:00 - 23:30 €5 DIY LK is…

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A Brief History of Galway | comedy

27 July @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm | 5€
Galway Fringe Hub @ The Mechanics Institute

History meets the funny as Galway's troubled past is manipulated for cheap laughs.

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Galway Whiskey Tour | events

27 July @ 3:30 pm - 6 August @ 5:00 pm
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One event on 19 July 2018 at 3:30pm

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One event on 24 July 2018 at 3:30pm

One event on 26 July 2018 at 3:30pm

One event on 27 July 2018 at 3:30pm

Celebrating Irish Whiskey’s long heritage in Galway city. The Galway Whiskey Tour is about Irish…

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Pearl Finn: Myth and Magic of Eclipse |

27 July @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm | 5€
Galway Mechanics Institute

In the Summer of 2018 we will have three eclipses. A partial solar eclipse on…

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Relaxing with Snails | events

27 July @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm | Free
Woodquay behind Argos

An hour or less your choice lying on the floor in silence with out shoes…

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Rufus Coates and Jess Smith | music

26 July @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm | 10€ | 8€
Galway Folk Club @ De Burgos

The Irish dark folk / blues combo RUFUS COATES & THE BLACKENED TREES are a…

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Gerard Harris: Attention Seeker | comedy

26 July @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30pm, repeating until 27 July 2018

| 10€

The shy, anxious jokewriter for a top British comedian accidentally crashes into the standup spotlight and, armed with paralysing…

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Turn around bright eyes | theatre

26 July @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00pm, repeating until 26 July 2018

| 10€
Kirwan’s Lane Theatre @ Busker Browne’s

It’s 2013 and the Irish tourist board h as just set up an initiative called…

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Knowing Nathan | theatre

26 July @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on 26 July 2018 at 6:00pm

| 12€
Kirwan’s Lane Theatre @ Busker Browne’s

‘Knowing Nathan’ is a poignant and timely exploration of love, loss and second chances.

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The Bold Brigit Cleary | theatre

26 July @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 3:30pm, repeating until 26 July 2018

| 8€
Kirwan’s Lane Theatre @ Busker Browne’s

This one-woman play focuses on the infamous murder of Brigid Cleary in Tipperary in 1895

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Singer/Songwriter Showcase | music

25 July @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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One event on 25 July 2018 at 9:30pm

| 10€
Galway Folk Club @ De Burgos

The intimate and charming venue of De Burgo’s hosts a candle lit songwriter showcase featuring…

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Stevenevets: One Step Beyond |

25 July @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm | 10€
Galway Mechanics Institute

Take a little bit of the magic of Blaine, a couple of slices of Dynamo,…

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One Step Beyond | comedy

25 July @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm | 10€
Galway Fringe Hub @ The Mechanics Institute

Take a little bit of the magic of Blaine, a couple of slices of Dynamo,…

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Men At Play | theatre

25 July @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00pm, repeating until 25 July 2018

| 14€ | 12€
Columban Hall

Both hilarious and harrowing, Men At Play explo res the performativity of male identity, through performance.

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Quiet Spaces in a Buzzing City- Ciúnas Project | art

24 July @ 8:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every 2 days that begins at 8:00pm, repeating until 24 July 2018

| Free
Spanish Arch

This event demonstrates how ‘peace and quiet’ can be found on a short walk in the city.

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Apoptosis | theatre

22 July @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00pm, repeating until 23 July 2018

| 12€
Columban Hall

A play exploring life as systems of comfort are stripped away, through drama and comedy.

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Ghostking is Dead | music

21 July @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm | 5€
Galway Folk Club @ De Burgos

Solo-project turned ambitious live act 'Ghostking is Dead' is the product of years of artistic growth from…

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Indie Label Showcase: Umbrella Records | events

21 July @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm | 5€
The Loft

Indie Label Showcase: Umbrella Records Saturday July 21st 21:00 - 23:30 €5 Formed in 2017,…

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The Miller’s Story | theatre

21 July @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00pm, repeating until 21 July 2018

| 10€
Galway Fringe Hub @ The Mechanics Institute

Fun filled romp of medieval comedy, sure to make you laugh and maybe wince just a little bit.

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A Lonely Galway Bastard | theatre

21 July @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm | 5€
Galway Fringe Hub @ The Mechanics Institute

The grotesque aspect of Galway is revealed with heart.

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Sean Gavin | music

20 July @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm | 10€
Galway Folk Club @ De Burgos

Galwegian accordionist -  Sean Gavin comes from a rich musical background and needs very little introduction to audiences…

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Indie Label Showcase: Rusted Rail | events

20 July @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm | 5€
The Loft

Indie Label Showcase: Rusted Rail Friday, July 20th 21:00 - 23:30 €5 Rusted Rail is…

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Unhinged | comedy

20 July @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on 20 July 2018 at 9:00pm

| 10€
Galway Fringe Hub @ The Mechanics Institute

It's an unhinged world, which means it's high time for a comedian.

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Galway Potters Market | events

20 July @ 10:00 am - 22 July @ 6:00 pm | Free
Spanish Arch Plaza

Galway Potters Market is a rare opportunity to meet and purchase pottery from the makers

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Macushla | music

19 July @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm | 10€ | 8€
Galway Folk Club @ De Burgos

Macushla are a four person outfit with a unique sound, combining uilleann pipes with drums,…

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In Struggle We Hope | dance

19 July @ 8:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on 19 July 2018 at 8:00pm

| 10€
Columban Hall

In the struggle we find hope is a simple and mesmerizing combination of contemporary street dance influence from B-Boying & Hip-hop and a violin.

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Happyslapped | theatre

19 July @ 6:00 pm - 21 July @ 7:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 6:00pm, repeating until 19 July 2018

| 6€
Kirwan’s Lane Theatre @ Busker Browne’s

In a world co-inhabited by puppets and humans can Freddie quit smoking and find happiness

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The Shooting Of Dan McGrew | theatre

19 July @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 3:00pm, repeating until 19 July 2018

| 8Euro - 10Euro
Busker Brownes

This is the extraordinary story of The Klondyke Gold Rush when tens of thousands rushed…

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Buí | music

17 July @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm | 10€
Galway Folk Club @ De Burgos

Launched in June 2017, Buí is a multi-genre collaborative music project based around the music…

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Jacqueline | theatre

17 July @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30pm, repeating until 17 July 2018

| 12€
Kirwan’s Lane Theatre @ Busker Browne’s

Jacqueline, a stubborn and independent student, but has her stubbornness gotten the better of her?

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STAMPED: Letters from Rijeka | art

15 July @ 11:00 am - 29 July @ 5:00 pm | Free
Galway City Gallery @New Dock Road

Rijeka – Galway’s Capital of Culture sister – is an industrial city in the western…

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Traditional Mowing of a Meadow – The Return of the Scythe | events

15 July @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm | Free
Terryland Forest Park

Cut the long grass of a wildflower meadow in the old fashioned biodiversity- friendly way…

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“A Fine Line”, Helena Grimes | art

15 July @ 10:00 am - 29 July @ 5:00 pm | Free

Name: Helena Grimes Artist Statement The recent body of work ‘A Fine Line’ by Helena…

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Nancy Whelan, ( TRAD_ FUSION ) | art

15 July @ 10:00 am - 29 July @ 5:00 pm | Free

For almost 200 years, Mexico and The West of Ireland have shared their cultures through…

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Catherine Hession, Ni Oisin | art

15 July @ 10:00 am - 29 July @ 5:00 pm | Free

Catherine is an intuitive artist, inspired by Nature, Spirit, Light and Colour. She is self-taught…

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Deirdre Feeney | art

15 July @ 10:00 am - 29 July @ 5:00 pm | Free
Galway City Gallery @New Dock Road

Connection to a doll – getting out of the box and becoming a woman. As…

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Bolaji | art

15 July @ 10:00 am - 29 July @ 5:00 pm | Free
Galway City Gallery @New Dock Road

Art is a big part of every day living,all that you need to do is…

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Carol feeney | art

15 July @ 10:00 am - 29 July @ 5:00 pm | Free
Galway City Gallery @New Dock Road

I grew up in Bowling Green, in the heart of Galway City and I am…

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Shelagh Honan, Passage of Sound | art

15 July @ 10:00 am - 29 July @ 5:00 pm | Free
Galway City Gallery @New Dock Road

Artist Statement Every Landscape tells a story. My research is embedded in psycho-geography and the…

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Matt Lowry, Daydreams in colour | art

15 July @ 10:00 am - 29 July @ 5:00 pm | Free
Galway City Gallery @New Dock Road

Matt Lowry is a self taught local artist who paints vibrant watercolours and ink paintings.…

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Liza Bolton and Piotr Łyszkiewicz, Single Frame | art

15 July @ 10:00 am - 29 July @ 5:00 pm | Free
Galway City Gallery @New Dock Road

Ireland, 1185. It is 600 Years since St Patrick brought Christianity to Ireland two monks…

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Terri Kelleher, Collection of Ink Works | art

15 July @ 10:00 am - 29 July @ 5:00 pm | Free
Galway City Gallery @New Dock Road

As an artist, I feel drawn towards history and culture of both ancient civilisations as…

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Nikki Cutlar, Gold, Water and Light | art

15 July @ 10:00 am - 29 July @ 5:00 pm | Free
Galway City Gallery @New Dock Road

Playing with Gold, light and water to access and bring out the light within. I…

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Patricia Fahy | art

15 July @ 10:00 am - 29 July @ 5:00 pm | Free
Galway City Gallery @New Dock Road

A single work of art which is typical of my work. Athenry based self taught…

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Anna Moloney, Portrait Series | art

15 July @ 10:00 am - 29 July @ 5:00 pm | Free
Galway City Gallery @New Dock Road

Taking reference from the overload of information that we are bombarded with daily, I create…

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Jason W.S. | art

15 July @ 8:00 am - 29 July @ 5:00 pm

PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION Jason is a Galway born artist whose passion is photography.  His work is…

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John Herrick | art

15 July @ 8:00 am - 29 July @ 5:00 pm

John Herrick is a Cork born artist and signwriter who lives and works in Galway. …

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VISUAL ARTS PROGRAMME GALWAY FRINGE FESTIVAL COLUMBAN HALL SEA ROAD | art

15 July @ 8:00 am - 29 July @ 5:00 pm

Galway Fringe Festival Visual Arts Programme 2018 is delighted to welcome our talented artists to…

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Orlaith Cullinane | art

15 July @ 8:00 am - 29 July @ 5:00 pm

"Orlaith's works in oils, charcoal and inks follow a common thread. They are part of…

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