The Nualas.

Interviews

Wine, women, and song!

Thu, Mar 05, 2015

THE WORD ‘bespectacled’ is usually preceded or followed by the term ‘mild-mannered’, but there is nothing ‘mild-mannered’ about the bespectacled trio of wild women in sequinned mini-skirts that go by name The Nualas.

Readings & Events

The stormy life of Granuaile

Thu, Mar 05, 2015

IRISH HISTORY and mythology, and indeed the points where they intersect, are rich materials for the graphic novel, leading, over the last number of years, to Irish writers and artists exploring the potentialities of such as Cúchulainn and The Táin.

John O’Donohue

Reviews

Book review: John O’Donohue

Thu, Mar 05, 2015

THERE WAS a day in January 2008 when suddenly the valleys, streams, rivers, and lakes of Connemara and the Burren lost their colour and blackened, when the silent music of the stones, hills, and mountains abated for just a moment, for at that moment, in far off Italy one of the few men who fully understood their physical and spiritual presence experienced, to quote his own words,

Bertha Alivia and artist Brian Maguire in No Country for Young Women: Blood Rising.

Cinema

No Country for Young Women

Wed, Mar 04, 2015

SINCE 1993, the Mexican border town of Juarez has been the location of the violent deaths of hundreds of women and girls, including numerous unsolved, under-reported, murders.

Music

Citóg - a left-field musical world on Wednesdays

Mon, Mar 02, 2015

KRAUTROCK LOVING post-rockers, stripped down punk influenced bands, folk’n’country acts, and everything inbetween, the Citóg nights continues its excellent tradition of showcasing the finest in independent and imaginative Irish music, when it returns to the Róisín Dubh this month on Wednesdays from 9pm.

Máire Stafford.

Theatre

An Taibhdhearc to remember Máire Stafford

Thu, Feb 26, 2015

ON FRIDAY March 6 at 8pm, An Taibhdhearc will stage Oiche Mháire Stafford, an all-star commemorative evening in honour of the late Máire Stafford, who, for more than 60 years was involved with the theatre as an actor, director, translator, costume designer, and lyricist, fully earning her soubriquet ‘Queen of An Taibhdhearc’.

Al Porter.

Comedy

Al Porter ‘Is Yours’ at the Róisín Dubh

Thu, Feb 26, 2015

AL PORTER, “Ireland’s ascendant king of camp” according to the Irish Independent, and for David McSavage, “one of the few comedians that actually makes me laugh”, is coming to Galway.

Matt ‘The Hat’ Hynes. Photo:- Reg Gordon.

Exhibitions

Reg Gordon - new exhibition, new website

Thu, Feb 19, 2015

ONE OF Galway’s leading photographers, Reg Gordon, launches his new website and new exhibition in the Town Hall Theatre gallery this Saturday at 3pm.

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