Winter First Thought Talks 2018: The Highlights

Galway International Arts Festival's inaugural Winter First Thought Talks programme took place 30 November--1 December 2018 in the Aula Maxima, NUI Galway. 

Watch this video to hear what audiences had to say about this exciting addition to GIAF's yearly schedule of events. Enjoy excerpts from the First Thought Talks, then watch the full recordings.

Watch: 'A New and Frightening Home?' with Fintan O'Toole
Watch: 'City of Thorns, Home in the World's Largest Refugee Camp,' with Ben Rawlence 
Watch: 'Our Long-Running Homeless Crisis' with Alice Leahy and Donna O'Neill of COPE Galway
Watch: 'A Home for Women in Government' with Martina Fitzgerald, Máire Geoghegan-Quinn and Jan O'Sullivan TD

Explore the First Thought Talks archives to watch Talks with President Michael D. Higgins, Catherine Corless, Enda Walsh and more. Stay tuned for 2019 First Thought Talks speakers coming soon! 

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