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THE HARP, Ireland's national emblem, will be played and celebrated in An Taibhdhearc, this Sunday at 3pm, with performances by Laoise Kelly, Gráinne Hambly, Paul Dooley, Úna Ní Fhlannagáin, and Kathleen Loughnane.
A CELEBRATION of the life and work of the much respected Galway actor Siobhán McKenna, will take place in An Taibhdhearc next week as part of the national Irish language theatre's [email protected] events.
AN TAIBHDHEARC, the city’s oldest theatre and the national Irish language theatre of Ireland, is about to celebrate its 90th birthday with [email protected], a star-studded show, to be directed by Maolíosa Stafford.
Excitement is building ahead of this year’s Baboró International Arts Festival for Children, which starts in Galway Monday October 15 for seven days. The programme is bursting with theatre, dance, music, exhibitions, film and literature as well as talks and workshops for children and adults. There are also opportunities for children and adults to get creative while spending quality time together.
THIS YEAR marks the 90th birthday of An Taibhdhearc, and the National Irish Language theatre mark the occasion with performances of extracts from the theatre’s repertoire, on Friday October 26 and Saturday 27.
On December 3, 1927, a group of people met with the idea of setting up an Irish language theatre in Galway. The committee elected were Dr Séamus Ó Beirn, president; Seán Mac Giollarnáith, treasurer; Liam Ó Briain and Séamus Luibhéid, secretaries; An tAthair Pádraic Ó hEidhin, Liam Ó Buachalla, Síle Ní Chinnéide, Tomás Ó Raghallaigh, Mícheál Ó Droighneáin, Donal Ó Riordáin, and Tomás Ó Máille.
Galway is gearing up to ‘Go Wild’ again this year on Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th May. This free two-day festival of wildlife includes walks, workshops, talks and events at landmark locations across the city taking in the River Corrib and canals, NUI Galway and Merlin Woods.
GODS AND faeries, heroes and heroines, myth and legends, have inspired and will drive this year's Galway Early Music Festival 2018, which will feature musicians from Italy, France, and Israel, as well as from across Ireland.
AFTER ITS award-winning run on this year’s festival circuit, Compántas Lir are back in town with their emotive interpretation of the play The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams before it opens the RTÉ All Ireland Drama Festival in Athlone on May 3.
In August this year An Taibhdhearc will celebrate its 90th birthday. There are also changes afoot at the venue at board level and a re-casting of staff structures. Last week Aodh Ó Coileáin was elected chair of An Taibhdhearc and, following his accession, sat down with me to outline his vision for the Irish language theatre.