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Following the Government announcement on 23 February, the Town Hall and Black Box Theatres remain closed to the public. Read our full COVID update

Sep 04 2020

Supporting local artists is key as Town Hall reopens

Singers Seán Keane and Mary Coughlan will be among the performers taking to the stage of the city’s Town Hall Theatre this month as it reopens for live shows, having been closed to audiences since March due to Covid-19.

Its sister venue, the Black Box, is also re-opening, with a series of First Thought Talks this weekend and next from Galway International Arts Festival.

Capacity at all events will be limited in line with Government health and safety guidelines, explains Town Hall director Fergal McGrath.

He’s cautiously happy to be reopening, with a limited number of shows between now and Christmas. Doing so is vital to keeping Galway’s cultural eco-system alive and healthy until the pandemic is brought under control, he explains.


Read the full article on the Connacht Tribune website.