Insurance pressures could see Galway not-for-profit close

Insurance pressures could see Galway not-for-profit close

One of the centrepiece projects planned for the Galway Capital of Culture 2020 celebrations is under threat of closure due to insurance pressures.

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'Many of the more innovative elements are missing or downplayed' - Consultant criticises Galway 2020 programme

'Many of the more innovative elements are missing or downplayed' - Consultant criticises Galway 2020 programme

A European capital of culture is “radically different” from a national capital of culture due to its international dimension, Mr Green said, with the “norm” being that international events should make up over 50% of the programme .

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Galway named among the world’s best cities to visit

Galway named among the world’s best cities to visit

Galway has been given a major tourism boost ahead of its stint as European Capital of Culture as it beat the likes of Dubai and Vancouver to be named as a must-visit city next year by travel bible Lonely Planet.

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101-year-old apple grower among participants as Galway prepares to be European capital of culture

101-year-old apple grower among participants as Galway prepares to be European capital of culture

Nellie Browne may not only be one of the west of Ireland’s oldest apple growers, but she may also be one of the wisest participants in Galway 2020, the city’s European capital of culture.

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British company behind Olympic Games opening ceremonies booked for Galway 2020

British company behind Olympic Games opening ceremonies booked for Galway 2020

A “dramatic illumination” of Connemara mountains, snapshots of Homer’s Odyssey on Galway beaches and tightrope walking across the river Corrib are among highlights of the Galway 2020 European capital of culture unveiled on Wednesday evening.

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Galway’s European Capital of Culture year ‘could not be more timely’

Galway’s European Capital of Culture year ‘could not be more timely’

The programme launch was celebrated with an extravaganza of festivities in Galway on Wednesday evening.

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Galway International Arts Festival under way

Galway International Arts Festival under way

Some 600 artists from Ireland and around the world will converge in Galway over the next two weeks.

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Galway 2020 Arts project looks to rainy day

Galway 2020 Arts project looks to rainy day

Sweltering heat may not be the best time to be thinking about raingear, but a Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture arts project has issued an open call for people to do just that.

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Galway 2020 operations director steps down from role

Galway 2020 operations director steps down from role

Galway's European Capital of Culture project is seeking a new operations director after its current post holder signalled his departure.

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Brexit gives ‘window of opportunity’ for Galway culture event

Brexit gives ‘window of opportunity’ for Galway culture event

Britain’s EU divorce is a “window of opportunity” for Galway’s European capital of culture, the arts festival’s development manager Sarah Coop has suggested.

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