Galway Arts Festival set to pull in €25m

More than 150,000 arts lovers and tourists are expected to spend in excess of €25 million at this year’s Galway Arts Festival which starts tomorrow.

12th July, 2008

More than 150,000 arts lovers and tourists are expected to spend in excess of €25 million at this year’s Galway Arts Festival which starts tomorrow.

The festival, which will run until Sunday, July 27, was founded in 1978 and is the country’s largest arts festival with a programme spend of more than €2.3 million.

The Irish and international line-up of 266 events will take place across 35 venues in the city, county and the Aran Islands.

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