Matter and Infinity, a solo show by Dani Gill at 126 Gallery

Thu, Apr 04, 2024

Matter and Infinity is a solo show in the 126 Gallery on April 10 to April 24 by Dani Gill, exploring memory, water, lineage, the real and the ephemeral. Working with water, text, and sculpture, the work explores what it means to exist in and between universal planes, the fractured nature of memory, and how we understand our physical state.

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Leftfield to go loud at Big Top gig

Thu, Mar 28, 2024

Famous for their building-shaking volume, Leftfield will headline the Heineken Big Top during the Galway International Arts Festival on Friday, July 19.

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Careful Now! Ted Fest is coming

Thu, Feb 29, 2024

Prepare yourself for copious cups of tea, reams of red tank-tops, nuns on the run, priests on the pull, hobby horses, lovely girls, mad costumes and a most unusual brass band called The Circus Ponies.

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Lady Bird Lad lands in Galway

Thu, Feb 29, 2024

Galway music fans devastated by this week’s break-up of Irish band Hudson Taylor may find solace in plans that one half of the fraternal duo, Harry Hudson-Taylor, will play the Róisín Dubh tomorrow, Friday, March 1, at 8pm.

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Shark School swarm Róisin Dubh

Thu, Feb 29, 2024

Galway’s female-fronted abstract garage band Shark School play Róisin Dubh tonight, Thursday, February 29.

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Kettleboilers to roil Monroe’s for St Patrick’s Day

Thu, Feb 29, 2024

Six-piece Celtic punk rock band, Kettleboilers, will take to the stage at Monroe's Live on Sunday, March 17, at 8pm for a night of lively craic and folk fusion.

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Kettleboilers to roil Monroe’s for St Patrick’s Day

Thu, Feb 29, 2024

Six-piece Celtic punk rock band, Kettleboilers, will take to the stage at Monroe's Live on Sunday, March 17, at 8pm for a night of lively craic and folk fusion.

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Princess Galvia to return to Corrib River perch

Thu, Feb 15, 2024

By Maxim Kelly
One theory behind the placename for Galway is that the river, and thence the town and county, were once named Galvia, the latin term for an ancient princess Galilbhe or Gaillimh, who drowned in the Corrib.

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Wildlife is gold for Galway artist

Thu, Jan 25, 2024

Environmental visual artist Helen Caird is staging a solo show at the Oughterard Courthouse from Friday, February 9, to Sunday, February 18.

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JFK’s three miles a long journey for Galway filmmaker

Thu, Dec 21, 2023

"It has been a marathon," sighs Oranmore’s Pamela Finn, producer and director of JFK - The Three Miles. The 24-minute film tells the story of JFK’s visit to Galway – over just three miles from the Sportsground to Salthill - through eye witness recollections.

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Galway artist scoops major award

Thu, Dec 14, 2023

ATU Galway art graduate Taïm Haimet has won the €10,000 Taylor Art Award after Royal Dublin Society (RDS) judges hailed her as Ireland’s most promising emerging visual artist. Her visual art is inspired by her experiences as an Arabic interpreter for asylum seekers in Galway, and her own family’s stories from Syria.

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Full house at Station House to honour Clifden Arts Festival founder

Thu, Nov 30, 2023

At a packed-out Station House Theatre in Clifden last week, the Connemara community paid tribute to Dr Brendan Flynn who has driven the Clifden Arts Festival into its 47th year.

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Man with golden trumpet still bold as brass

Thu, Nov 23, 2023

There’s an old joke in the music business: What’s the difference between a trumpet player and a government bond?

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Posterer Boske plans rare back catalogue reveal

Thu, Nov 16, 2023

Elusive artist Joe Boske will showcase a collection of his most well-known posters and rarer pieces at an exhibition in Galway city next week.

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Filmmaking for young people has wow factor

Thu, Nov 09, 2023

Every now and again, something crops up on the rich cultural scene Galway is home to, and it makes you think: wow. Generation Fleadh, which runs for four days from Monday, 13 November, definitely wows.

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Kinky Boots kicks off at Town Hall

Thu, Nov 09, 2023

It began as rebooting a failing shoe factory, became a Brit romcom movie, and then Cyndi Lauper scored it as a stage musical.

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Country Music Star Claudia Buckley at Monroe’s Live

Thu, Nov 02, 2023

Claudia Buckley's meteoric rise in the country music scene is nothing short of remarkable. Her talent and charisma make her a true standout in the industry.

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Glamour and glitz at Galway’s Dirty Circus

Thu, Oct 26, 2023

ELEGANCE, DECADENCE, sauce, sexiness, and possibly Galway’s most racily glamorous night out - The Dirty Circus is back for its special Hallowe’en show at Galway Comedy Festival.

Now in its fifteenth year, Galway’s burlesque and cabaret show takes place in Róisín Dubh on the final night of the festival, Monday, October 30.

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Local Heroes Exhibition to celebrate Galway’s local Positive Ageing Heroes

Thu, Oct 05, 2023

Positive Ageing Week is an opportunity every year to emphasise the positive aspects of aging and celebrate the invaluable contributions of older individuals in our communities. The theme of Positive Ageing Week 2023 is Challenging Ageism- Reframing How We Think, Feel and Act towards aging and older persons.

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The Ninth Art across eight Galway venues this week

Thu, Sep 28, 2023

“It can be a bit of a loner’s business all this doodling” jokes cartoonist Jim Cogan. “We’re just sitting at home in our studios. At least a festival gets us out to look at each other.”

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