Druid’s The Last Return


Druid’s The Last Return by Sonya Kelly returns next spring

Thu, Nov 10, 2022

Druid Theatre has announced that their five-star production of The Last Return, Sonya Kelly’s award-winning new comedy, will return to Galway as part of a national tour next spring.

Allen Taylor's Afrobeat Orchestra.

Festivals & Events

All roads lead to Galway city for the inaugural Songs From An Open Road festival

Thu, Nov 17, 2022

Songs From An Open Road is a weekend of music, talks and film which will explore the sources and examine the influence of what is often referred to as 'global music'. Audiences can look forward to an in depth look at the various hues of melody and rhythm that permeate our planet, from the dusty trails of eastern Europe and Georgian female Trio Mandilli and their stripped down popular folk harmonies, to the Fela Kuit inspired and Nigerian born Allen Taylor's Afro Beat Orchestra's pulsating beats and rhythms.

Cinder Well


Haunting and Healing Sounds with Cinder Well

Thu, Nov 24, 2022

The result is a rich tapestry of folk with an ethereal air. Baker’s work is one of stillness, a quiet musing on the landscape of our time, leading to a sense of healing and sanctuary.


Irish documentary How To Tell A Secret to be shown in the Pálás on December 1, World Aids Day

Thu, Nov 24, 2022

Robbie Lawlor was diagnosed with HIV at 21 and became one of the youngest people to come out on Irish television. Enda McGrattan, also known as Veda, promised to keep their HIV status a secret for a decade but eventually broke free by releasing a song. And a group of Irish and migrant women, who cannot show their faces, found creative ways to have their voices heard...

Al Porter, Colum McDonell and Karl Spain.


Returning comic, Al Porter, to perform at Comedy Te-He this week.

Thu, Nov 24, 2022

Colum McDonnell
A hero of the underground comedy scene, Colum McDonnell is an amazing act. Colum has starred in Bridget and Eamon and Irish Pictorial Weekly on RTÉ and The World Stands Up on Comedy Central. Over the past decade, Colum has established himself as a regular on the Irish and UK comedy circuits, with his unusual and often self-deprecating outlook on family, life, love and the pain of being the last-living hobbit in Ireland (underground… geddit?)

mick brown

Performing Arts

Galway songwriter & folk singer Mick Brown releases first song

Thu, Nov 10, 2022

Galway songwriter, folk singer and community facilitator Mick Brown is releasing his first song this Friday November 11.


Arts & Exhibitions

Outset Gallery announces curated group show ''Materialists''

Thu, Nov 10, 2022

Cultural hub for contemporary art and design, Outset Gallery, is delighted to announce their last curated group exhibition of 2022 – Materialists.


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