All Tvvins - Lar Kaye (guitar/synths) and Conor Adams (vocals/bass).

Interviews

All Tvvins - 'It's a good time to be playing this style of music'

Thu, Jan 19, 2017

2016 is not a year that will be looked back on fondly by many, but amid the international political turmoil, and high profile (premature) passings which began with David Bowie and concluded with Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds, there was a need to grasp hold of any shaft of light which came our way.

Theatre

Big Bobby, Little Bobby - dark, twisted humour

Thu, Jan 19, 2017

THE ACCLAIMED comedy-drama, Big Bobby, Little Bobby, written by Camille Lucy Ross and Kelly Shatter, who also directs, is coming to the Town Hall Theatre. The play, performed by Ross, enjoyed sell-out runs and rave reviews at the Dublin Fringe, First Fortnight Festival and Brighton Fringe; won the First Fortnight award; and received Best Performer and Little Gem Nominations at Dublin Fringe.

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Dott.

Music

Dott - new EP and Galway gig

Thu, Jan 19, 2017

DOTT, THE brilliant Irish indie-pop/garage rock band, mark two milestones at their gig in the Galway Arts Centre this weekend - the fifth anniversary of their first show and their first Galway show since returning from a year living in Toronto.

A scene from The Fireman's Ball.

Cinema

Classic arthouse films @ Nuns Island Theatre

Thu, Jan 19, 2017

A CONTROVERSIAL 1967 Czech film banned by the communist authorities, and an award winning film by legendary German film maker Wim Wenders, are to be shown in the Nuns Island Theatre.

Eric Lalor. Photo:- Ruth Medjber

Comedy

Eric Lalor @ Róisín Dubh Comedy Clubh

Thu, Jan 19, 2017

CATHAL, THE nasty charachter from Fair City, the Carrigstown bad boy you love to hate - played by the brilliant comedian Eric Lalor - is coming to wreak havoc on the Róisín Dubh Comedy Clubh tomorrow night.

A detail from a work by Dara  McGee.

Exhibitions

A sibling exhibition

Thu, Jan 19, 2017

THE ARTISTS Isbéal Nic Aoidh and Dara McGee - who are also brother and sister - are holding a joint exhibition of their work in the Renzo Café, Eyre Street.

Readings & Events

Charlie Adley’s Craft of Writing course

Thu, Jan 19, 2017

GALWAY WRITER Charlie Adley’s popular Craft of Writing Course returns in April and is open to anyone who wants to improve their writing skills, from beginners to published novelists.

The Flaming Lips in Clockwork Orange mode.

Reviews

Album review: The Flaming Lips

Thu, Jan 12, 2017

NEVER DID I think I would see the day that the show stealing track on a Flaming Lips album would be the one chiefly sung by Miley Cirus, but then Miley long stopped being predictable.

Essential Playlist

New Pope - new album

Wed, Jan 04, 2017

DAVID BOLAND is one of the main figures in the indie-rock and alternative music scene in Galway city and a prime figures behind the Citóg nights in the Róisín Dubh. As a musician in his own right, he goes under the name of New Pope, and his new album is out now.

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