What are you doing on Culture Night?

Wed, Sep 17, 2014

The ConTempo Quartet wil get Galway city's Culture Night off to a musical start with a free concert in NUIG at 4.30pm.

GET UP off the chair, get out of your routine, leave the house, and enjoy a host of free events - exhibitions, concerts, readings, and all manner of arts related happenings on Culture Night, which takes place this Friday.

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Galway writers to read in Easons

Tue, Sep 16, 2014

Alan McMonagle will be among the writers reading at Easons throughout Mondays and Tuesdays for the rest of September.

ELEVEN GALWAY short story writers and poets will be reading from their work in Easons on Mondays and Tuesdays in September.

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A night of Scottish culture at Celtic Tales

Thu, Sep 11, 2014

The St Andrew's Saltire, the national flag of Scotland, flying in Edinburgh. Photo: Kernan Andrews

THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 18 will be a momentous day in Scottish history as the nation goes to the polls to decide whether or not to become an independent state.

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Young singers sought for St Nicholas’ choir

Thu, Sep 11, 2014

THE ST NICHOLAS Schola Cantorum choir will hold auditions on Sunday September 21. It is open to boys and girls, aged eight to 14, from all religions and none.

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Over The Edge Writers’ Gathering

Thu, Sep 11, 2014

Maria McManus.

A VARIETY of writers, working in different disciplines and styles, will read at the Over The Edge Writers’ Gathering in the Nuns Island Theatre on Friday September 12 at 8pm.

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Plans already in motion for Macnas Halloween Parade 2014

Fri, Sep 05, 2014

This year’s Macnas Halloween Parade will light up the Galway streets on Sunday 26 October.

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Oscar Wilde Festival returns for second year

Thu, Aug 28, 2014

Galway’s Oscar Wilde Festival returns for its second year on the weekend of September 5 to 7, the festival will provide a host of insights into Wilde’s life and work with speakers from Galway, the UK, and the US as well as supporting new Irish writing inspired by Wilde.

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Majella Kelly, Mary McGill, and Jane Williams for August Over The Edge reading

Thu, Aug 28, 2014

The first Over The Edge: Open Reading after the summer break takes place in Galway City Library on Thursday August 28, from 6.30pm to 8.00pm.

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Autumn beginners and intermediate creative writing classes at GTI

Thu, Aug 28, 2014

CREATIVE WRITING for Beginners with Kevin Higgins takes place one evening per week (Monday) from 7pm to 9pm for 10 weeks with a mid-term break.

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Connecting with pride and passion in Doughiska

Tue, Aug 19, 2014

The second annual Connect Intercultural Festival will take place this Saturday August 23 from 10am to 6pm in Merlin Woods City Park and the Cumasú Centre on Doughiska Road.

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Musical Theatre Training courses

Thu, Aug 14, 2014

TWO COURSES in musical theatre training, under the tuition of Australian performer Claire Healy, take place in The Anno Santo Hotel, Salthill, in September.

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JOLT’s new developmental workshops and talks

Thu, Aug 14, 2014

FOLLOWING THE success of its artist mentoring programme, Volition, JOLT will present a new series of workshops and talks, aimed at the Galway arts community.

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New book from Galway publisher Arlen House

Thu, Aug 14, 2014

THE NEGATIVE Cutter, a collection combining two very different novellas by Patrick Chapman, is out now from Galway publisher Arlen House.

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Fiction writing courses

Thu, Aug 14, 2014

THE SHORT story writer and poet Susan Millar DuMars will give an eight week course in advanced fiction, starting on September 19.

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Tell your tall tale, fairy tale or true tale

Wed, Aug 13, 2014

‘LITTLE AND large’ is the theme for the next Moth & Butterfly storytelling and improvisation night at The Cottage Bar, Salthill, on Wednesday August 20 at 8pm.

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The slaughter of The Great War

Thu, Aug 07, 2014

A detail from a WWI recruiting poster, which read 'Who can beat this plucky four? But all the same we're wanting more.'

THE 100TH anniversary of the start of World War I is being commemorated across Europe, but the talk of sacrifice and heroism obscures the obliteration of nine million, mostly young, soldiers, and seven million civilians - one of the deadliest conflicts in history.

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Galway Arts Centre writing course

Thu, Aug 07, 2014

GALWAY WRITER Charlie Adley will hold a writing course in the Galway Arts Centre from Wednesday October 1, from 7.30pm to 9pm, running for eight weeks.

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New book on the Land War in east Galway

Thu, Jul 31, 2014

GALWAY SAW some of the highest levels of incidents during The Land War, including murders, woundings, arson, boycotting, and intimidation.

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West of Ireland writer shortlisted for further awards

Thu, Jul 31, 2014

MARTIN DYAR, the NUI Galway graduate and acclaimed west of Ireland writer has been shortlisted for the prestigious Shine/Strong Award.

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Autumn creative writing classes

Thu, Jul 31, 2014

Susan Millar DuMars and Kevin Higgins.
Photo:- Mike Shaughnessy.

REATIVE WRITING classes for beginner and intermediate levels take place in the Galway Technical Institute in September and booking is now open.

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