Steven Sharpe & The Broke Straight Boys.


'You can feminise yourself in a macho way and no one can touch you'

Thu, Apr 27, 2017

TRY SAYING ‘Shut Up, Dylan’, the title of Steven Sharpe & The Broke Straight Boys' debut album, either in your head or out load, and it’s near impossible to deliver it without the inflections, patterns, and tones with which Steven would say it himself.

Peadar de Burca - crossing all kinds of obstacles to get back to Galway.


Confessions Of An Immigrant - Peadar de Burca is back

Thu, Apr 27, 2017

THROUGHOUT THE noughties writer/director/performer Peadar de Burca was a familiar presence on Galway's theatre scene with a string of shows under the Morwax Productions banner.


Graveyard Dirt.


Walpurgis Night VI

Thu, Apr 27, 2017

THE NEW, the old, and the heaviest descend on Galway this weekend for the city's Doom Metal festival, Walpurgis Night VI, with gigs from Graveyard Dirt, Soothsayer, and Genuflection.

The Cccahoots crew.


Cccahoots @ Róisín Dubh Comedy Clubh

Thu, Apr 27, 2017

FOLLOWING IN the footsteps of Foil, Arms & Hog, and Mr Trelis, Ireland has a new sketch group - Cccahoots from Cork - who have already caused a sensation online and on Republic Of Telly.

Readings & Events

Galway Early Music Festival 2017 programme revealed

Thu, Apr 27, 2017

'EARLY MUSIC' covers music from the mediaeval, Renaissance, and early baroque periods. Jazz is a form which arose in the early decades of the 20th century. So what are they doing together at the Galway Early Music festival?



Album review: Ásgeir

Thu, Apr 27, 2017

WITH HIS debut album, In The Silence (aka Dýrð í dauðaþögn) having come out of nowhere to be a phenomenon in his native Iceland, and winning critical acclaim and audiences across Europe, expectations are very high for the follow-up.


Art For Fun exhibition

Thu, Apr 20, 2017

FIFTEEN STUDENTS from the Art For Fun weekly art class based in Kilcolgan, are currently exhibiting their works in the Renzo Café and Gallery, Eyre Street.


Spanish classic film in Indreabhán

Thu, Apr 06, 2017

EL SUR, made in 1983 and regarded as one of the finest Spanish films of all time, will be screened in Seanscoil Sailearna, Indreabhán, this evening at 8.15pm.


Essential Playlist

ASIWYFA - 11 essential tracks

Mon, Apr 03, 2017

IT IS not easy selecting the best music by the game-changing, visionary Antrim post-rock band And So I Watch You From Afar - almost everything from their last two albums alone would make up an essential list. However here's a broad taste of the Ulstermen's brilliance ahead of their upcoming Róisín Duibh show:


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