TULCA Festivial of the Visual Arts producer Kate Howard. Photo:- Mike Shaughnessy


‘We are lucky Galway has a wealth of artists and an arts audience’

Thu, Oct 30, 2014

FESTIVALS COME thick and fast in Galway this time of the year. The Comedy Carnival has only just finished, but next week will see the launch of the TULCA Festival of Visual Arts which runs from November 7 to 23.

Dunmore Amateur Drama Society actors Tracey Bruen and Damian O'Keeffe performing Geraldine Aron’s A Galway Girl.


An Taibhdhearc to host One Act Drama Festival

Thu, Oct 30, 2014

GALWAY CITY will hold its first competitive drama event when the annual Dunmore One Act Drama Festival is held in An Taibhdhearc from Thursday November 6 to Saturday 8.


The Strypes - return of R&B's raucous young men

Thu, Oct 30, 2014

THE STRYPES are four Cavan teens who play blues and r’n’b with a cocksure swagger and energy not seen in Ireland since Van Morrison and Them tore up club stages in Belfast.


One Million Dubliners Q & A @ The Eye

Thu, Oct 30, 2014

FILM MAKER Aoife Kelleher is coming to The Eye Cinema, Wellpark, to attend a screening of her film One Million Dubliners, and take part in an audience Q&A.

Readings & Events

Syrian writer to read in city

Thu, Oct 30, 2014

SYRIAN WRITER Amani Maihoub will read her fiction at the launch of issue 37 of Galway based magazine Crannóg.

Brad Pitt leads his men across war torn Europe in Fury.


Cinema review: Fury

Tue, Oct 28, 2014

AROUND THIS time of year we get our first look at the Oscar contenders. While the heavy hitters tend to emerge at the end of December and January, sometimes more genre based releases, like Gravity last year, are released a few weeks early.

Aindrias de Staic. Photo:- Darius Ivan


Aindrias de Staic - The Man From Moogaga

Wed, Oct 15, 2014

THERE WAS The Man From UNCLE, the man from Del Monte, The Man From Laramie, and ‘The Man From God Knows Where’, but Aindrias de Staic is The Man From Moogaga.

The micronation of Sealand as seen from the air.


TULCA to go Neutral for 2014

Thu, Oct 09, 2014

NEUTRALITY IS a much discussed, often thorny political and historical subject in Ireland, but being ‘neutral’ and the ideas it implies is the subject of TULCA 2014.

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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