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Back by popular demand, the new edition of Georgina Campbell’s Ireland Guide - The Best of the Best, the famous “glovebox bible”, is a highly selective, independently assessed guide to the very best of Irish food and hospitality.
STAR OF The Sea, the much acclaimed theatrical adaptation of Joseph O’Connor's novel, and one of the hits of the 2014 Galway International Arts Festival, returns to the Galway stage in September.
See the best of Irish films on stage in a new season of films celebrating Irish culture and literature, Thursdays at the Taibhdhearc.
Almost five years following a disastrous fire, Ireland’s unique Irish theatre An Taibhdhearc, situated in the very heart of the city, has opened its doors again. Perhaps the fire may have been a blessing in disguise. The theatre has reopened in a confident mood. Its distinctive new signage makes its mark, especially on dark winter evenings; and its facilities have been up-dated both for the audience and actors. Yet it has retained its remembered intimacy, and sense of Irishness. Micheál MacLiammóir’s golden Celtic peacocks, on the black fire-curtain, proudly remain as rampant as ever!
TULCA 2013, Galway’s international festival of visual art opens next week, and for 14 days will host a diverse range of artistic expression and practice throughout numerous galleries and venues across the city.
Jp McMahon of Eat Galway (Eat Gastropub and Aniar Restaurant) has been invited as one of two food ambassadors to speak at the renowned Toronto convention, Terroir 2013, next month. The convention is a hospitality symposium of chefs, food leaders, food writers, food and wine experts, and business leaders.
THE IRISH cultural landscape towards the end of the 19th century was in a state of powerful transformation. While the period directly following the Act of Union in 1800 may have represented the best era of civil government in British/Irish history, it also saw Ireland being stripped of its political capital leaving it open to the economic failure that resulted in the Great Famine.
Spring is well and truly here and Ireland is bursting with festivals and events that take place across the country every week. It is all right here on your very own doorstep, depending on what you fancy. Check out www.discoverireland.ie for more information on the ‘must do’ festivals, but for now, here are some of our favourites.