Film and theatre producer Arthur Lappin played a key role in producing the bid book which won Galway the European Capital of Culture designation. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Galway’s European Capital of Culture project (Galway 2020) has appointed film and theatre producer Arthur Lappin to chair its board with immediate eff(...)

Josepha Madigan:  setting up a performance delivery agreement for its Galway2020 funding in the next few weeks. Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw

Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture is to get €6 million, its first major tranche of departmental funding, following this week’s budget, Minister (...)