DeGeneration’s new generation of Hofesh Schechter dancers

Thu, Jul 02, 2015

FIVE YEARS after first wowing arts festival audiences with Political Mother, the Hofesh Schechter Company, one of the world’s leading dance troupes, makes a welcome return visit to the city with another thrilling production - DeGeneration.


John C Reilly - actor and his band to play two concerts

Thu, Jul 02, 2015

JOHN C REILLY, the American movie star and comedian, known for his brilliant character acting in Boogie Nights, The Hours, Chicago, and Walk Hard: the Dewey Cox Story, can also list singer and songwriter to his list of talents.


Sisters are doing it for themselves

Thu, Jul 02, 2015

HANNAH QUINN, daughter of renowned Irish film-maker Bob Quinn, will screen her debut short film, My Bonnie, in the Town Hall Theatre as part of this year's Galway Film Fleadh.


Bernard O'Shea is the Róisín Dubh

Thu, Jul 02, 2015

WHAT IS pregnancy like for fathers? What can happen to them and what can they expect when they are not the ones giving birth? Irish comedian Bernard O'Shea just may have the answers.

Detail from Deep Space (2015). Colour photograph by Martin Healy.


Sci-fi novels inspire environmentally themed exhibition

Tue, Jun 30, 2015

THE BEST science-fiction writers do not just write about fantastical worlds in far flung galaxies, their work, be it that of HG Wells, Philip K Dick, or Arthur C Clarke, reflects on the contemporary world, and looks deeply at how technology and society may develop in the future.

Shir Madness.

Readings & Events

Galway's Shir Madness in Miss Burlesque Ireland final

Tue, Jun 30, 2015

SHIR MADNESS, the Galway based burlesque performer, who describes herself as a "curvy, fiery circus freak who likes to tease", will be a finalist at Miss Burlesque Ireland, which takes place in Dublin on July 18.


Cinema review: Minions

Mon, Jun 29, 2015

SEQUELS TO hit childrens movies rarely go well. There are a lot more Madagascar 2s than Toy Story 3s. The fact that, rather than going down the traditional path of a third Despicable Me, a spin off of the film's most popualr characters, the minions, was planned, this reviewer was surprised but pleased.

Olwen Fouére.


‘Beckett was the first who spoke to my interior landscape’

Thu, Jun 25, 2015

OLWEN FOUÉRÉ returns to the Galway International Arts Festival with Samuel Beckett’s evocative short prose work, Lessness, fresh from a sold out run at the Barbican’s International Beckett Season.

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