New dawn for Galway after dark

Thu, Dec 28, 2023

We have to get over the silly nicknames first.
Kate Howard is not the ‘night mayor’, the ‘evening tsarina’, or even Galway’s first ‘lady of the night’. She is a serious public servant with two decades of experience and post-graduate qualifications in arts policy and practice.

Read more ...

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.

Read more ...

“Collage of madness”

Thu, Dec 14, 2023

It has been 23 years since Bell X1, the inexorably eclectic rock band, first burst onto the Irish music scene. They play Leisureland next Thursday, December 21.

Read more ...

‘I want to encourage the people of Galway to come along and draw’

Thu, Oct 19, 2023

PHILL JUPITUS is no stranger to Galway Comedy Festival, being one of the most regular guests across the event’s near 20 year history - but his 2023 Festival appearance will be of a very different nature.

Read more ...

Féile na gáirí

Thu, Oct 19, 2023

A night of comedic rí-rá agus ruaille buaille is on the cards at Gáire as Gaeilge, Galway Comedy Festival's annual stand-up show entirely in Irish.

Read more ...

Eejits of the World in The King’s Head next week

Thu, Oct 19, 2023

Given the pitiable state of the world today, there are more than a few eejits running amok; every one of them deserving to be ridiculed and satirised.

Read more ...

Comedy questionnaire

Thu, Oct 19, 2023

WHAT IS YOUR EARLIEST MEMORY?
My Mother disappeared for a few nights when I was 2 and a half and my other sister meadhbh was 1, I was crying and crying, my father put both myself and meadhbh into his wheelbarrow, pushed us up the bothareen and then produced a packed of custard creams, a few days later my mother arrived back with a new sister in Aoife. If anyone is asking, I will do anything for an auld custard creme!

Read more ...

Sweet Child O’Brien

Thu, Oct 19, 2023

After a sell-out show at last year's Galway Comedy Festival, the multi-award-winning Danny O'Brien is back with a nostalgia-packed, stand-up routine.

Read more ...

Vice City vibes for City of the Tribes

Thu, Oct 19, 2023

Grand Theft Audio, the nine-piece band that rocks to the tunes of video game Grand Theft Auto’s dystopian Vice City, is returning to the Róisín Dubh next month.

Read more ...

Galway Advertiser questions Kevin McAleer

Thu, Oct 05, 2023

WHAT IS YOUR EARLIEST MEMORY?
I remember sitting on Granda's knee and he offered me a puff of his pipe and I took it, and all the adults laughed. My first comedy audience I suppose.

Read more ...

Galway’s paper boat sets sail at last

Wed, Apr 06, 2022

Join a cast of over 100 performers on Saturday April 23 in St. Nicholas’ Church, Galway for the world premiere of Paper Boat - a community opera for Galway.

Read more ...

Galway’s paper boat sets sail at last

Wed, Apr 06, 2022

Join a cast of over 100 performers on Saturday April 23 in St. Nicholas’ Church, Galway for the world premiere of Paper Boat - a community opera for Galway.

Read more ...

‘Her voice originated from deep in her soul, you could hear it’

Wed, Mar 23, 2022

MARY MCPARTLAN, a powerhouse of Irish folk music - as a vocalist, a supporter of songwriters, an event organiser, as someone who nurtured the tradition, not just keeping it alive, but giving it a future - will be celebrated in Galway in April.

Read more ...

The Staves - sisters in harmony, sisters in song

Wed, Mar 16, 2022

"THE HUMAN voice is the most beautiful instrument of all, the most moving...even the greatest virtuoso will never be able to give you even a fraction of the emotion a beautiful voice can...That is our share of the divine.”

Read more ...

'Getting to Know...' Páraic Breathnach

Thu, Mar 10, 2022

What is your idea of perfect happiness?
Sailing in a warm breeze.

Read more ...

‘I’ve always had that feeling nothing could stop me’

Wed, Mar 09, 2022

SITTING BY a river in the south of France on a windy day in 1980, as November and the dark and cold drew in, Eddi Reader made a decision that would change the course of her life, and define it over the next 40 years.

Read more ...

'Getting to Know...' actor Siobhan O’Kelly

Thu, Mar 03, 2022

What is your idea of perfect Happiness?
Sunshine, sea swims, tanned legs, and Tayto crisps.

Read more ...

‘Foscadh is a challenging film, in a good sense’

Wed, Mar 02, 2022

JOHN CUNLIFFE was the apple of his parents eye. There was nothing they could not do for him, but such devotion to their son left John with little sense of independence and ill-prepared when the challenges of the adult world forcibly intrude upon his life.

Read more ...

‘Books are an empathy machine. They bring people together’

Thu, Feb 24, 2022

AS THE Covid pandemic begins to wane, as restrictions ease, and people can gather for arts and cultural events once more, how appropriate it is that Cúirt 2022 should be themed around meetings and interactions.

Read more ...

'Getting to Know...' TG4’s Áine Ní Bhreisleáin

Wed, Feb 23, 2022

What is your idea of perfect happiness?
Great friendships, good health, and the possibility of adventure.

Read more ...

E-paper

Read this weeks E-paper. Past editions also available from within this weeks digital copy.

 

Page generated in 0.0882 seconds.