The Amazing Apples. Photo:- Aisling Egan


'There is no better feeling than playing your own music to a responsive crowd'

Thu, May 21, 2015

GALWAY BAND The Amazing Apples have landed in 2015 with some striking singles – ‘Slipping By’, and their most recent, ‘Lullaby’ - and now comes their debut album A Little Sense, which will be released on Friday May 29, followed by a celebratory hometown gig at the Róisín Dubh on Sunday May 31.

John B Keane.


See Big Maggie in An Taibhdhearc

Thu, May 21, 2015

JOHN B Keane's Big Maggie, about a widow who must deal with unruly children and unwanted suitors, will be staged by the Athenry Drama Group in An Taibhdhearc on Thursday May 28 and Friday 29 at 8pm.

Young Wonder. Photo:- Sarah Doyle


Young Wonder - new album and Róisín Dubh show

Thu, May 21, 2015

YOUNG WONDER, the electro/indie-pop duo of producer Ian Ring and vocalist Rachel Koeman released their debut album Birth this month and they play the Róisín Dubh on Friday May 29 at 9pm.

Alastair Humphreys and Leopn McCarronn in Into The Empty Quarter.


Banff Mountain Film Festival returns

Thu, May 21, 2015

THE INTERNATIONAL Banff Mountain Film Festival returns to Galway on Tuesday May 26 to screen inspirational and exciting adventure and endurance films at the Town Hall Theatre.

Catherine Brogan.

Readings & Events

Performance poet Catherine Brogan to read in Galway

Thu, May 21, 2015

CATHERINE BROGAN, the performance poet, educator, and social activist is coming to Galway as part of her Wee Irish Tour, and will be in Charlie Byrne's Bookshop on Thursday May 28 at 8pm.

My Morning Jacket.


Album review: My Morning Jacket

Thu, May 21, 2015

I CAN never listen to My Morning Jacket without thinking of the American Dad episode where Stan becomes fanatically, hopelessly, obsessed with Jim James, in what has to be the programme's funniest 25 minutes to date.

Model Katherine Gannon and An Pucán barman Barney getting ready for Paintclub.


Paintclub - a new art happening

Thu, May 14, 2015

PAINTCLUB IS a new monthly art event in An Púcán for people who want to explore their artistic side but do not know where to start or who are just looking for a fun night out with friends.

Sofie Hagen.


Sofie Hagen - Danish funnywoman for Róisín Dubh

Wed, May 13, 2015

DENMARK IS not a country associated in the public mind with stand-up comedy, but one women is set to turn that notion completely on its head when she takes to the stage of the Róisín Dubh next week.

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