A detail from a work by John Jennings.

Exhibitions

John Jennings' Q.R.KEY exhibition

Wed, Jan 18, 2017

QR CODES - the little black and white boxes on the bottom of adverts and billboards - are a common sight, but while they are mostly an advertising tool, one Galway artist uses them for his art.

Therapy?

Music

Therapy? - Live and...mellowed out?

Tue, Jan 17, 2017

THERAPY? THE Antrim trio who blazed a trail across the Irish and British music scenes with their loud, lively, and frantic punk/metal, often with a tasty dollop of melody, tour Ireland this year - but fans are going to see and hear the band in a very different context.

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Simon Armitage. Photo:- Paul Wolfgang-Webster

Readings & Events

Simon Armitage to read at Cúirt 2017

Mon, Jan 16, 2017

SIMON ARMITAGE, one of England's leading and most popular poets, will read from his work at this year's Cúirt International Festival of Literature, which takes place from Sunday April 23 to Sunday 30.

Alma Deutscher.

Interviews

'A great celebration of youth'

Thu, Jan 12, 2017

PRODIGY, THIS year’s Music for Galway midwinter festival, will feature amazing music by brilliant prodigies from history like Mozart, Mendelssohn, Mahler, and Prokofiev, as well as present-day wunderkind Alma Deutscher, who will be making her Irish debut.

Performance poet and playwright Kate Tempest.

Theatre

NoRopes stages Irish premiere of Kate Tempest's Wasted

Thu, Jan 12, 2017

PERFORMANCE POET Kate Tempest has been one of the most exciting and acclaimed new voices to emerge in Britain over the past decade, and Galway’s NoRopes Theatre Company is about to present the Irish premiere of her high-octane play, Wasted, directed by Mairéad Folan.

A scene from the Danish film, Land Of Mine.

Cinema

Subtitle European Film Festival comes to Town Hall

Thu, Jan 12, 2017

WITH THE increasing popularity of Scandinavian, French, and German drama series among English speaking audiences, more and more people are open to and curious to check out films that are not in the English language.

Steve Bennett.

Comedy

Róisín Dubh Comedy Clubh - Steve's last, for now

Thu, Jan 12, 2017

STEVE BENNETT will host his final Róisín Dubh Comedy Clubh show - for the time being - tomorrow night [Friday January 13] , before he takes a trip 'down under' to perform at Australia's Perth and Adelaide comedy festivals.

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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