Daithí - from electro wunderkind to artist

Thu, Dec 13, 2018

DAITHÍ’S MUSICAL evolution, from the exuberant, breezy, early singles like ‘Chameleon Life’, to the brooding, ambitious, art-pop he now creates, has been one of the great artistic journeys in modern Irish music. Ahead of next week's Róisín Dubh gig, he reflects on an extraordinary 2018, and the creation of his finest songs to date.


Renmore Panto's Sleeping Beauty

Thu, Dec 13, 2018

RENMORE PANTOMIME will celebrate its 40th anniversary with Sleeping Beauty, specially scripted by Panto Dame Peter Kennedy, and directed by AIMS award-winning twins, Brian and Seán Power.


Baritone Henk Neven. Photo:- Marco Borggreve


Music for Galway's midwinter festival - Swansong

Thu, Dec 13, 2018

SWANSONG, MUSIC For Galway's 2019 midwinter festival, will feature works by Brahms, Beethovem, Ravel, and Fauré, composed towards the end of their lives.


Pálás to screen Netflix film Roma

Thu, Dec 06, 2018

ROMA - THE new film by the Oscar winning director Alfonso Cuarón, will be screened at the Pálás from Friday December 14 to Thursday 20.

All singing (all dancing) guitar wielding comedian Fred Cooke.


Christmas laughs with Fred Cooke and Steve Bennett

Thu, Dec 13, 2018

GONE ARE the days when Fred Cooke was best known as Fergus from the Spar TV ads. These days, the guitar wielding Irish comedian has a CV that can justifiably proclaim 'rising star'.


KAVA Christmas Exhibition 2018

Thu, Nov 29, 2018

KAVA Members' Christmas Exhibition 2018 will be officially opened at The Courthouse, Kinvara, on Thursday December 6 at 8pm.


Wreck It Ralph 2 - school holiday fodder

Thu, Dec 13, 2018

IN WRECK it Ralph 2, we catch up with Ralph and Vanellope, our heroes from the first movie, right where we left them, enjoying life as sentient 1980s video arcade game characters.

Jeanette Winterson.

Readings & Events

Cúirt Announces first names for 2019 festival

Thu, Dec 13, 2018

Jeanette Winterson, best known as the author of Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit, and Joshua Cohen, listed as one of Granta’s Best of Young American Novelists in 2017, will read at next year's Cúirt festival.

Essential Playlist

Galway Advertiser's Best Songs of 2018

Tue, Dec 04, 2018

WHAT WERE your favourite songs of 2018? It was a pretty good year for music, so there is plenty to choose from, and a trend noticable over the last four to five years has continued, with the most interesting and exciting music unquestionably being produced by female artists.


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