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Uncertainty over €20 million needed to fund Galway 2020

Galway won out over other locations to be European Capital of Culture in 2020, hosting a major year-long programme of hundreds of events, performances and initiatives 'which will leave the West of Ireland transformed', organisers promise

15th July, 2018
Galway 2020 chairwoman Aideen McGinley

Commitments on close to €20 million of the €45.7 million needed by Galway to run one of the biggest cultural events in the world are still to be secured, organisers have said.

Galway won out over other locations to be European Capital of Culture in 2020, hosting a major year-long programme of hundreds of events, performances and initiatives “which will leave the West of Ireland transformed”, organisers promise.

However, Galway 2020, whose chosen theme...

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