Niall Buggy in Sonya Kelly's Furniture. Photo:- Stephen Cummiskey

Interviews

Part of the Furniture

Thu, Mar 21, 2019

ONE OF the highlights of last year’s Galway International Arts Festival was Druid’s production of Sonya Kelly’s scintillating comedy, Furniture. A big hit with critics and audiences, it makes a welcome return to the Town Hall Theatre next month as part of a national tour.

Áine Cooney in Transitions: A Spring Awakening.

Theatre

NUIG to stage world premiere of Spring Awakening

Thu, Mar 21, 2019

THIRD YEAR drama and theatre studies students at NUI Galway, will perform the world premiere of a newly devised adaptation of Frank Wedekind’s classic 19th century coming-of-age play, Spring Awakening.

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Slyrydes.

Music

Slyrydes launch 'Mental Health' single with Róisín Dubh gig

Thu, Mar 21, 2019

SLYRYDES HAVE been called "pertinent", "urgent", and "brilliant" by Today FM's Paul McLoone, while Nialler9 said of their songs: “Listen to this when you’re really angry”.

Jakob Cedergren as Asger Holm in The Guilty.

Cinema

Two chances to see a Danish thriller

Thu, Mar 14, 2019

DEMOTED TO deskwork, and waiting a disciplinary hearing, Asger is working the night shift in an emergency call room when he receives a message from a woman who has been abducted.

Rory O'Connor.

Comedy

What's The Story, Rory?

Thu, Mar 21, 2019

FROM COMEDY sketches about life in the GAA, to more serious issues about mental health, if you are a regular user of Facebook, you are likely to have come across the work of Rory O'Connor.

Birch, oil on canvas, by Cecilia Danell.

Exhibitions

Galway artist exhibits at RHA Ashford Gallery

Thu, Mar 21, 2019

THE ROYAL Hibernian Academy, Dublin, is hosting, In A Landscape, an exhibition by Cecilia Danell, the Galway based Swedish artist. The show is in the RHA's Ashford Gallery throughout March and April.

The poet Mark Roper.

Readings & Events

A evening of poetry and prose

Thu, Mar 21, 2019

THE WRITERS Mark Roper, Aelmuire Mullaney, and Anne Donnellan, will be the featured readers at the next Over The Edge: Open Reading in the Galway City Library on Thursday March 28 at 6.30pm.

Reviews

Under The Silver Lake - obnoxious and crass

Thu, Mar 21, 2019

UNDER THE Silver Lake has been billed as The Big Lewbowski mixed with Blue Velvet. It is directed by David Robert Mitchell, director of It Follows, my favourite film of 2014. It also boasts a quality cast and a really great trailer.

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