The Flaming Lips in Droog mode. Photos:- George Salisbury

Interviews

'Even when we get fantastical it's still rooted in something we’re really feeling'

Thu, Jun 14, 2018

ONE OF the surefire musical highlights of GIAF 2018 is The Flaming Lips’ gig in the Heineken Big Top on Thursday July 26. Freewheeling, prolific, and endlessly inventive, the band remain as full of zip and ideas today as when they started out more than 30 years ago.

A Skull in Connemara actress Maria McDermottroe with co star Pat Shortt and director Andrew Flynn. Photo:- Mike Shaughnessy

Theatre

'She is a nasty piece of work....I love her!'

Thu, Jun 14, 2018

DECADENT THEATRE Company hit the Town Hall Theatre stage next week with a revival of one of its biggest hits; Martin McDonagh’s scabrously funny black comedy, A Skull in Connemara.

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Kevin Duffy.

Music

Stories of a 'misspent' musical life

Thu, Jun 14, 2018

SALTHILL NIGHTS - Songs and Stories of a Misspent Life, is the title of a show that Galway musician Kevin Duffy will present at Massimo bar, William Street, tomorrow from 8pm.

Paraic Breathnach. Photo:- Boyd Challenger

Comedy

One last time for Straight Outta Connemara

Wed, Jun 13, 2018

AFTER A year of touring rural Ireland with Straight Outta Connemara, Paraic Breathnach brings his autobiographical comedy show back to the city for one final farewell performance.

Kevin Guthrie and Sheila Hancock in Edie.

Cinema

A Scottish adventure - written by a Galwaywoman - to be shown at The Eye

Wed, May 23, 2018

OPENING THIS weekend at the Eye Cinema is Edie, scripted by Galway writer Elizabeth O'Halloran and starring Sheila Hancock. Set in Scotland, it features Hancock in the performance of her career, as Edie, a cantankerous mountain climber.

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