The Gombeens - reliving stories of ‘Little Brazil’

Thu, Oct 02, 2014

FOR A number of years Gort in south Galway, was known as ‘Little Brazil’ due to the numbers of Brazilians who were living there - and their stories are set to be retold in Stories Of A Yellow Town.


ROCKtoberfest - the new Galway music festival

Thu, Oct 02, 2014

GERMANY’S OKTOBERFEST celebrates beer, but Galway’s latest addition to the festival calendar - ROCKtoberfest - will celebrate music.

Celeste Augé.


Augé and Ramsell’s ‘difficult second albums’

Thu, Oct 02, 2014

IN THE way he presents his work at readings, Billy Ramsell has much in common with other poets who have emerged from the spoken end of the poetry spectrum during the past decade.

Actor Diarmuid De Faoite and director Andrew Flynn in rehearsals for Defender of the Faith.


Defender of the Faith

Thu, Sep 25, 2014

DECADENT THEATRE Company unveil what promises to be a highlight of the Town Hall Theatre’s autumn programme next week with Defender of the Faith, the debut play from Stuart Carolan, writer and creator of RTÉ’s Love/Hate.


Stephen Fry live @ The Eye

Thu, Sep 25, 2014

BRITISH NATIONAL treasure, actor, writer, comedian, raconteur, and polymath Stephen Fry will be ‘live on screen’ at The Eye Cinema.

A photo of the 10th right (there are 18 in total) in the CITIZENS OF THE WORLD, NOW exhibition presented by Baboró and KBC Bank at the KBC Hub in Eyre Square.  The exhibition is now open to the public. See for details of opening times. The 10th right states: “Children have the right to have an integrated system between school and artistic and cultural institutions, because only a constant interaction between them can offer a vibrant living culture."


Why children should enjoy the arts

Thu, Sep 25, 2014

THE RIGHT of children to enjoy art and culture is the focal point of a new exhibition, Citizens Of The World, Now, which opened in the KBC Bank Hub, Eyre Square, this week.

Inside Amococo. Photo:- Richard Osborn.

Readings & Events

City businesses encouraged to send a school to Baboró event

Thu, Sep 25, 2014

The Spanish Arch is possibly Galway city’s most iconic structure, but it is set to become even more eye-catching when reimagined with a spectacular inflatable structure.


Tommy Tiernan Comedy Carnival tickets selling fast

Tue, Sep 23, 2014

TICKETS ARE selling fast for Tommy Tiernan’s new show, Out Of The Whirlwind, which he is performing at next month’s Vodafone Comedy Carnival Galway.

Dick Gaughan.

Essential Playlist

Dick Gaughan - Essential Songs Playlist

Tue, Sep 09, 2014

A FIERCELY proud Scot, an unapologetic “unreconstructed Socialist”, a leading contemporary folk singer-songwriter, and according to Dirty Linen magazine, “Scotland's head and conscience” - this is Dick Gaughan.

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