‘It’s all about political corruption’

Thu, Jan 22, 2015

THE FIRST ‘homegrown’ theatre highlight of the year is Theatrecorp’s staging of one of the greatest of all Jacobean tragedies - John Webster’s The Duchess of Malfi - in the Black Box Theatre on Tuesday February 3. First staged around 1614, it is a dark and bloody drama about class, corruption, power, intrigue, murder, and madness.


THEATREclub - shedding light on Heroin

Thu, Jan 22, 2015

ONE OF Dublin’s brightest and best-regarded young companies, THEATREclub is bringing its much-acclaimed, award-winning play, Heroin, to the Town Hall Theatre on Monday February 2 at 8pm.


Oh Boland to headline Strange Brew

Thu, Jan 22, 2015

THEY CONTINUE a proud tradition of Tuam indie, rock, and punk; they have just finished recording their debut album; and they are about to play their second headline show at the Róisín Dubh.


Subtitle - a feast of European cinema

Thu, Jan 22, 2015

BOX OFFICE smashes from Russia, Germany, France, Italy, Finland, Denmark, and Sweden will be screened in a feast of continental cinema at the Town Hall Theatre from January 30 to February 31.

Gerry Mallon.


Show Me The Funny

Thu, Jan 22, 2015

ERIC LAWLOR, the Dublin comedian voted Comic of the Year by readers of, is the special guest at this week’s Show Me The Funny.

Panda Bear (aka Noah Lennox).


Album review: Panda Bear

Thu, Jan 22, 2015

ONCE UPON a time, January was the graveyard shift in the album release schedule, a time when contractual obligations, works deemed not good enough, and albums labels were not interested in, were unleashed into the post-Christmas commercial wasteland.


Galway Arts Centre to host films by Gareth Kennedy

Thu, Jan 15, 2015

THE MOST comprehensive presentation to date of the work of Gareth Kennedy, the award winning Irish artist, who co-represented Ireland at the 53rd Venice Biennale in 2009, opens this week in Galway.

Readings & Events

Over The Edge reading returns for 2015 season

Thu, Jan 15, 2015

THE FIRST Over The Edge: Open Reading of 2015 takes place in the Galway City Library on Thursday January 22 from 6.30pm to 8pm, with writers Liz Quirke, Michelle Coyne, and Paula Cunningham.

Mark Lanegan. Photo:- Steve Gullick.

Essential Playlist

Mark Lanegan - Essential Songs Playlist

Wed, Dec 03, 2014

“You don’t wanna mess with that dude. Give him the microphone, let him sing, then get the f**k out of his way.” So said Dave Grohl about singer-songwriter Mark Lanegan who is coming to Galway in the New Year.

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