Robert John Ardiff from Meath

Festivals & Events

Ardiff and Flako play midnight gigs at Monroe’s

Thu, Feb 22, 2024

Co Meath’s singer-songwriter Robert John Ardiff will perform on Saturday, February 24, as part of Monroe’s dual-stage ‘Isn’t It Midnight’ event.


Hard Rock Collective carry heavy metal to Monroe’s

Thu, Feb 22, 2024

Monroe's Live is preparing for the electrifying sounds of the Hard Rock Collective on Friday, March 1, at 10pm. Expect a raucous night of grunge, rock, and heavy metal anthems.


Theatrical and surreal, Poor Things worked for me

Thu, Jan 18, 2024

Based on a 1992 novel of the same name (although it does make some pretty big changes). Poor Things is the latest film from Yorgos Lanthimos, one of the more interesting directors working today. It is also co-produced by Irish production company Element Pictures, the fourth time they have worked with Lanthimos.

Tom Stade


Killer stand-up at Róisín Dubh

Thu, Feb 22, 2024

Tom toys with the complexities of our ever-changing world and muses on progressiveness and pronouns, not to mention 27 years of marriage, and adult kids who refuse to respect him. He bills the show as for all ages, from iGens to Millennials, Baby Boomers and beyond.

Wicklovian sculptor, Alan Clarke. (Photo - Matthew Thompson)

Arts & Exhibitions

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.

Guantanamo Bay survivor Mansoor Adayfi's book

Literature & Readings

"To be a peacemaker you have to be a troublemaker"- Adayfi

Thu, Feb 01, 2024

Mansoor Adayfi launched his new book 'Don't Forget us Here', at Charlie Byrne's Bookshop alongside the Galway Alliance Against War


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