Amy Ní Fhearraigh as Gretel and Raphaela Mangan as Hansel in Irish National Opera, Theatre Lovett, and The Abbey Theatre’s reinterpretation of Englebert Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel.


‘There is an element of fantastical fairytale energy’

Thu, Feb 20, 2020

A FAMILY in crisis is put into emergency accommodation, finding themselves in a run-down hotel in a seedy part of town. From one danger, they, and particularly their children, have stumbled into another.


Tintown - looking at the IRA in the forties

Thu, Feb 20, 2020

THE IRA in the 1940s was an organisation in search of a purpose, which made some horrendous decisions, such as the Coventry bombing in 1939 or the actions of those elements who collaborated with the Nazis.


Mary Coughlan.


Mary Coughlan to headline the Town Hall

Thu, Feb 20, 2020

MARY COUGHLAN, arguably Ireland's greatest jazz and blues singer, returns to her native Galway for a concert at the Town Hall Theatre on Saturday February 29 at 8pm.


Movie Buff Quiz Night at The Skeff

Thu, Feb 20, 2020

GALWEGIANS WHO consider themselves knowledgeable about all things film will have a chance to prove it at The Movie Buff Quiz Night at The Skeff Late Bar on Thursday February 27.

Pat McDonnell and Joe Rooney.


Two nights celebrating all things Father Ted

Thu, Feb 20, 2020

FATHER TED will be celebrated in Galway with a night of stand-up and musical comedy with two of the classic sitcom's most memorable characters, as well as a DJ set, and table quiz.


A train journey to launch a new visual arts event

Thu, Feb 20, 2020

CEANNT TRAIN Station will be the location for the launch of UnSelfing/Arrivals, a programme of visual arts exhibitions, performances, and encounters, which will take place in Galway across 2020.

Readings & Events

Three women go Over The Edge

Thu, Feb 20, 2020

THE POETS Fiona Foster, Meabh Ann McCrossan, and Grace Wilentz are the featured readers at this month's Over The Edge, which takes place in the Galway City Library on Thursday February 27 at 6.30pm.


Hollow Knight- an indie game well worth the price

Wed, Feb 19, 2020

Hollow knight was developed and published by Team Cherry in 2017 and is available on X-Box One, PS4, Nintendo Switch and PC. This game genuinely surprised me with its scale and quality especially because of its low price. Going as low as fifteen euro on steam, the game proves that it is well worth it. So far I've clocked in about fifty hours exploring the expansive world and I don't even think I'm done yet.


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