Drowned Galway
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Think you can walk on water?

Drowned Galway is a multi-media series of works comprising large-format photomontages, film, textile designs, sculpture, music & performance, visualising life in a near-future inundated city. Find yourself immersed in a near future Galway, where the abnormal has become normal, and floods and sea level rising have transformed the city. How close does the future have to come before we care enough to act?

“The eyes of all future generations are upon you. If you choose to fail us, I say we will never forgive you.”

Greta Thunberg, UN address, 2019


Faoi stiúir ag | directed by

Ríonach Ní Néill

Fotomontáis | Photomontages

Joe Lee

Dearaí le | Designs by

Emily Ní Bhroin, Arran Murphy, Deirdre Kennedy, Ríonach Ní Néill, Jeni Roddy, Sohail Salem

Taibhiú le | Performance by

Róisín Tyrell, Una Valaine, Aoife Delaney-Reade

Rannpháirtithe | Participants

The Blackrock Babes, Gliondar Athenry Community Arts Group, Brendan Smith

Grianghraif bhreise | Additional photography

Liadh Connolly

Míreanna fuaime |

Nessa Cronin, Alistair McKinstry, Dara Scott, Brendan Smith, Jenny Hanafin

Buíochas le | thanks to

Galway Atlantaquaria, Burgerstory, Neil & Bríd Armstrong, Eileen Kenny & Tom McDonogh, Alistair McKinstry, Chris Mulligan, Clódóirí CL Print, Horizon Digital Print, Galway City Council