Event Details






Nuns Island Theatre



Event Type

Residency, Talk,

Presented as part of Collective Knowledges: Galway Arts Centre’s Public Engagement Programme in association with Array Collective’s “The Druthaib’s Ball”- a weekly series of public events with social justice groups, artists, academics, and musicians with talks, workshops, traditional music sessions, dance, storytelling and song.

This event has been coordinated in partnership with Galway Arts Centre’s Artists in Residence REWIND << FASTFORWARD >> RECORD .

Moderated by Han Tiernan this discussion with LGTBQ+ activist, and Galway Pride founder Nuala Ward,  explores the social and political history and origins of Pride in Galway, which is Ireland’s longest running pride event.

The REWIND<<FASTFORWARD>>RECORD (RFR) initiative is aimed at engaging with LGBTQ+ community groups on a national platform to uncover queer histories and expand their retelling and relevance through a series of talks, tours, workshops and personal accounts.


Galway Arts Centre’s Public Programme is supported by Creative Ireland and NUI Galway.