Galway - Events
Lunchtime recital @ St. Nicholas' Church
First Tuesday March 2017
Taking place on the first Tuesday of each month at 1.10pm in St. Nicholas' Church, the Lunchtime recital @ St. Nicholas' Church is a popular and long-standing event which caters for all tastes and interest levels in classical music from the novice to the professional. Each month will feature The Galway Ensemble in Residence, ConTempo Quartet string quartets from their repertoire. All performances are preceded with a brief introduction of the music.
more info: www.thegalwaymusicresidency.ie
Seachtain na Gaeilge Festival
01st - 17th March 2017
The annual Seachtain na Gaeilge festival takes place from 1 - 17 March. The fortnight-long festival is a celebration of the Irish language, culture and heritage. It encapsulates the pride of the Irish language community and inspires further generations to immerse themselves in our native tongue. The festival has built up a huge momentum in recent years, becoming the largest celebration of the Irish language and culture held every year. Seachtain na Gaeilge has something for everyone; young and old, native and non-native, fluent and novice. All you need is a cúpla focal!
more info: www.arasnangael.ie | 091 567824 | firstname.lastname@example.org.
04th - 10th March 2017
Engineers Week is an annual campaign to present the possibilities a career in engineering can offer and highlight the vital role played by engineers in sustaining the community, is taking place in Galway.
more info: www.engineersweek.ie
Connacht Rugby v Zebre (Guinness Pro12)
03rd March 2017
Connacht play host to Zebre at The Sportsground in the Guinness Pro12, kick-off time 7.35pm.
more info: www.connachtrugby.ie
Gaelforce Mountain Run
04th March 2017
A mountain running event on unmarked routes in the northern Maamturk mountains in wildest Connemara hills with special permission to access these magnificent trails. 22km route for experienced mountain runners plus with a shorter 12km event to appeal to runners new to mountain running.
more info: www.gaelforceevents.com/connemara
Muscailt Arts Festival @ NUIG
Mùscailt, meaning to celebrate and inspire is the title of the celebrated spring arts festival hosted by the National University of Ireland, Galway. The 17th Múscailt Arts Festival at NUI Galway invites all students, staff, alumni and the public to enjoy a week of art, music and performance on campus. Múscailt has something for everyone in terms of music, Sculpture and photography, theatre.
more info: www.muscailt.nuigalway.ie
Head of the River Rowing Regatta
18th March 2017
This year the Head of the River will be organised by NUIG Boat Club and Tribesmen, and it takes place from the mouth of the lake to a little downstream from the Quincentennial Bridge. The boats race for fours and double sculls starts at 10.30am, the race for single sculls and pairs starts at 1.30pm, and the race for eights and quad sculls starts at 4pm. Hundreds of competitors will be involved, and the best viewing points are Dangan slip or on or near the Quincentennial Bridge.
more info: www.galwayheadoftheriver.ie
St. Patrick's Day Festival
17th March 2017
St Patrick's Festival parade in Galway is a platform to showcase local artists and community groups. The parade starts at 11.30am and runs through Galway city centre for over 1 hour. The event aims to celebrate Galway’s diverse culture and talent through an inclusive programme of events.
more info: www.galwaystpatricksparade.com
Weekly Entertainment @Busker Brownes Cross Street Galway
Sunday - 12.30 pm in Buskers Brownes Cross Street Galway Bay Jazz band
Sunday- 10.00pm The Lewd Tunes live in Busker Brownes
Monday - The Black Magic 18 piece Big Band -Live in Busker Brownes - A must see when in Galway
Thursday - The Good Hustle live in Busker Brownes