Wednesday August 12, 2020

Leading the tribe: Galway International Arts Festival

Paul Fahy, the artistic director of Ireland’s biggest annual festival, gives an insight into the build-up to the City of the Tribes spectacular

9th July, 2017
Paul Fahy, artistic director, the Galway International Arts Festival PIc: Andrew Downes

I have always loved festivals and how they can impact and affect both people and place, and the possibility that can offer. I really believe that culture should be central to the way a place chooses to celebrate and express itself. The arts help us define who we are as a people. That is their great power. They help us understand our differences and share what we have in common.

In Galway, culture really matters...

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