Hugh Cornwell.

Interviews

Hugh Cornwell celebrates some more heroes, and villains

Thu, Nov 15, 2018

WITH A cracking new solo album, Monster, just released, former Stranglers front-man Hugh Cornwell rocks up to the Róisín Dubh next week for what promises to be a storming gig featuring both gems from his solo output and beloved Strangler classics.

Fintan O'Toole.

Theatre

Fintan O'Toole to begin GIAF winter talks

Tue, Nov 20, 2018

FINTAN O'TOOLE of The Irish Times, City of Thorns author Ben Rawlence, and former Galway West TD, Máire Geoghegan-Quinn, are among the speakers for a new 'out of season' Galway International Arts Festival event.

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The Hitchers.

Music

The Hitchers play Strange Brew tonight

Thu, Nov 15, 2018

IF YOU were an Irish indie-rock fan back in the 1990s, you will remember The Hitchers. Thanks to BBC Radio DJ Steve Lamac, they are undergoing something of a revival, which has prompted a new Irish tour.

Will Ferrell in Elf.

Cinema

See Elf - and raise funds for Pieta House

Wed, Nov 21, 2018

WHAT IS the perfect Christmas movie? Some say It's A Wonderful Life, others say Miracle On 34th Street, there are those who make the case for Die Hard, while for many it can only be Elf.

Kevin McGahern.

Comedy

Kevin McGahern at the Comedy KARLnival

Thu, Nov 15, 2018

KEVIN MCGAHERN, the former host of Republic Of Telly, the man described by Hot Press as “one of Ireland’s quirkiest stand-ups", is making a welcome return to Galway to play the Róisín Dubh's Comedy KARLnival.

Artist Cecilia Danell. Photo:- Mike Shaughnessy

Exhibitions

Galway artist to exhibit at Futures 2018

Thu, Nov 15, 2018

CECILIA DANELL, the Galway based Swedish artist, will exhibit her work alongside Bassam Al-Sabah, Laura Fitzgerald, Jennifer Mehigan, Joanne Reid, and Marcel Vidal, at the Futures 2018 exhibition in the Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin.

Reviews

A concert to commemorate the end of WWI

Thu, Nov 08, 2018

AS THE centenary of the end of WWI draws close, Galway will mark the event with a performance of Karl Jenkins' The Armed Man and Haydn's Mass in a Time of War.

Nuala O'Connor. Photo:- Úna O'Connor

Readings & Events

Ballinasloe author shortlisted for Writing.ie award

Thu, Nov 15, 2018

BALLINASLOE-BASED author Nuala O’Connor has been shortlisted for the Writing.ie Short Story of the Year, at the An Post Irish Book Awards, for her story ‘Gooseen’, inspired by Nora Barnacle, the Galway-born wife of James Joyce.

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