Charlie Adley’s Craft of Writing course

Thu, Jan 19, 2017

GALWAY WRITER Charlie Adley’s popular Craft of Writing Course returns in April and is open to anyone who wants to improve their writing skills, from beginners to published novelists.

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Simon Armitage to read at Cúirt 2017

Mon, Jan 16, 2017

SIMON ARMITAGE, one of England's leading and most popular poets, will read from his work at this year's Cúirt International Festival of Literature, which takes place from Sunday April 23 to Sunday 30.

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Pokémon voice actor to attend Akumakon 2017

Thu, Jan 12, 2017

ERIC STUART, the voice of Brock and James from Pokémon, and Seto Kaiba from Yu-Gi-Oh!, will be the special guest at Akumakon, Galway's annual festival of Japanese culture, anime, and manga, which takes place in NUI Galway next weekend.

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Galway Music Centre - new education and support project launched

Thu, Jan 12, 2017

THE GALWAY Music Centre, a collaborative project to enhance music education and performance facilities and services, and to develop "coordinated and community-based supports" for music, was launched this week.

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Irish-language-song club seeks new members

Thu, Jan 12, 2017

GALWEGIANS WHO like the idea of singing songs as Gaeilge - even if their Irish is far from perfect - around the fireside with others who enjoy doing the same, are sought to join Club Amhránaíochta na Gaillimhe.

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American film project seeks actors

Thu, Jan 12, 2017

APOSTROPHATE ME, a new American film, written by musician, composer, and conductor Colin O'Donohoe, in association with Robin Shou and Alan Roy Scott, is shooting in Ireland this summer, and is seeking Irish actors.

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Art classes with Jennifer Cunningham

Thu, Jan 12, 2017

THE AWARD winning Galway based artist Jennifer Cunningham will hold a new season of her popular arts classes which start on Monday January 16.

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The Tweeter, the poet, and the psychotherapist

Wed, Jan 11, 2017

TIM SNIFFEN, the writer, theatre maker, and humorous and witty Tweeter will read from his work at the next Over The Edge open reading at the Galway City Library, where Helena Kilty and Vinny Steed will also be reading.

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Hipster Bingo @ Róisín Dubh

Thu, Jan 05, 2017

SPORTERS OF skinny jeans, manicured beards, quaffed hair, tartan shirts, and excessively oversized glasses are encouraged to attend an underground event which you probably will not have heard about - Hipster Bingo.

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A Galway family and Ireland's fight for independence

Thu, Jan 05, 2017

The 1916 Rising, the War of Independence, and the impact on one Galway family of those two momentous events, will be explored at a public lecture in the city next week.

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Hospital Arts Trust annual poetry competition

Thu, Jan 05, 2017

THE GALWAY University Hospital Arts Trust is seeking entries for its annual poetry competition, which this year will be judged by leading Galway poet, Kevin Higgins, current writer-in-residence with the GUH Arts Trust.

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Take up singing with the Ad Hoc choir

Thu, Jan 05, 2017

MANY PEOPLE would love to sing, but maybe do not have the confidence. Others would love to sing as part of a choir, but have no experience or do not know where to start.

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Creative writing classes @ Galway Arts Centre

Thu, Jan 05, 2017

THE POET and short story writer Susan Millar DuMars will host a series of afternoon creative writing classes in the Galway Arts Centre, for beginners and continuing creative writing students, in poetry or fiction.

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New Year acting courses for all levels

Thu, Jan 05, 2017

GALWEGIANS WHO have long wanted to take up acting or who wish to get back into it can make a New Year's resolution to check out the upcoming series of classes from the Galway Actors' Workshop.

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Mr Pussy to attend tomorrow's GASS clubnight

Thu, Dec 08, 2016

MR PUSSY, "the doyen of Irish drag queens...the original of the species," according to the Sunday Independent, will be in Galway tomorrow to attend GASS - The Great and Secret Show.

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Pádraic Ó Conaire's 1916 stories re-launched

Thu, Dec 08, 2016

PÁDRAIC Ó Conaire's short stories about the 1916 Rising, Seacht mBua an Éirí Amach/Seven Virtues of the Rising, is to be re-launched in a new edition and translation by acclaimed Galway actor Diarmuid de Faoite.

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Final Over The Edge of 2016

Thu, Dec 08, 2016

THE POETS Matthew Caley, Helena Kane, and Mary Lee will read at the final Over The Edge: Open Reading of 2016, in the Galway City Library on Thursday December 15 at 6.30pm.

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Kinvara pupils help create Ireland’s first history book written and illustrated by children

Wed, Dec 07, 2016

Sixty pupils from third to sixth class in Northampton National School, Kinvara, have contributed to Across An Open Field, the first Irish history book written and illustrated by children.

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Breda Joyce to launch debut poetry collection

Thu, Dec 01, 2016

CADENCE, THE début poetry collection from County Galway born poet Breda Joyce, will be launched by Rita Ann Higgins in the Galway City Library on Thursday December 8 at 6pm.

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A night of Left poetry book launches

Thu, Dec 01, 2016

POETS KEVIN Higgins, Fred Voss, David Betteridge, and Bob Starrett have poetry new collections from Culture Matters/Manifesto Press, which will be launched in Galway next week.

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