Entertainment Interviews

‘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.


Because the night belongs to us…Nostalgia of the 90s lives on

Thu, Nov 16, 2023

After captivating audiences with its debut performance at The Blue Note in Galway's Westend on Culture Night 2023, Jezahel will make its way to Galway's Town Hall Theatre in December, promising a night of humour, nostalgia, and an intoxicating blend of class As craic.

Siblings Sheku and Isata Kanneh-Mason (Photo: Decca)

Festivals & Events

Cello festival teaser for Galway

Thu, Nov 16, 2023

With plans being drawn up for a dedicated cello festival in 2024, organisers are presenting ‘A Taste of Cellisimo’ event with world-renowned siblings Sheku Kanneh-Mason and Isata Kanneh-Mason, tomorrow Friday, November 18.

Gavin James doin' his thang.


Arts festival reveals details for 2024 Big Top acts

Thu, Nov 30, 2023

It might seem like summer is far away, but with details already trickling out about next year’s Galway International Arts Festival, the sunshine music just got one step closer.

Oranmore native Pamela Finn, director of JFK documentary Three Miles


Three Miles to Dublin and Cannes

Thu, Oct 05, 2023

A documentary chronicling US president John F Kennedy’s momentous visit to Galway in 1963 will feature at upcoming film festivals in Dublin and Cannes.


Tribes 'N' Vibes Comedy Comes to Oranmore

Tue, Nov 21, 2023

Tribes 'N' Vibes Comedy is coming to the wonderful suburban hub of Oranmore. After a number of successful sold out shows in different towns in Ireland, Seomra Spraoi is honoured to be bringing its show to Galway. This tribal city has a lot of artistic events and occasions to boast about, and we intend to add to it on this special night, while welcoming in the ultimate month of December with a fun filled line-up.

R to L: Morgan C Jones, Mark Lambert, Ross Gaynor in rehearsal for United States v Ulysses, by Colin Murphy

Performing Arts

Bawdy courtroom drama for Galway

Thu, Nov 09, 2023

1930s New York was a town of shebeens, jazz, sex and... Ulysses. It was the era of Prohibition, and James Joyce's novel - like liquor - was much in demand, but available only illegally, until one man took a case…

Dr Brendan Flynn, founder of the Clifden Arts festival in 1974, talking to Connemara TD Éamon Ó Cuív on Saturday.

Arts & Exhibitions

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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