Social pics: Launch of Galway's International Arts Festival 2019

It was an exciting night as the programme for the Galway International Arts Festival 2019 was launched. GIAF 2019 runs from the 15th to 28th of July, tickets are on sale now from

Programme highlights include the world premiere of a new opera from INO; new plays from Druid, The Abbey Theatre, Rough Magic and Moonfish; new work from Enda Walsh, Alice Maher & Aideen Barry; Australia’s Sam Jinks, talks featuring Kate Mulgrew, Mary Robinson, Lydia Foy, Laurence Wright, and music from Burt Bacharach, Orbital and Robert Plant’s new project Saving Grace.

The 42nd Festival features an exciting Irish and international programme of theatre, opera, dance, circus, music, street spectacle, visual art, and First Thought Talks featuring interviews and discussions on the theme of borders.


Featured Image: Sarah Jone and Saileog O Halloran

Photography: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland

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