'Getting to Know'...Donncha Foley

Thu, Nov 25, 2021

What is your idea of perfect happiness?
Happiness to me is often in how you decide to perceive things.


Applications open for Theatre57 Nuns’ Island residencies

Thu, Nov 25, 2021

THEATRE57 is seeking applications for residencies at its pilot artist-led theatre hub in the Nuns’ Island Theatre between January and March 2022.

Festivals & Events

Club Áras na nGael Christmas culture fest

Thu, Nov 25, 2021

CLUB ÁRUS na nGael’s Christmas Culture Festival takes place from December 3 to 5, featuring a drag show, trad music, a trad session, and events focussing on Transgender issues.

David Keenan.


David Keenan - live at the Róisín Dubh

Mon, Nov 29, 2021

IN A time of Covid, when very little can happen, especially for musicians, David Keenan has remained active, with the close of the year proving a period of great industriousness.


How To Catch A Star - in the classroom

Wed, Nov 24, 2021

ONCE THERE was a boy who was always looking up. He dreamt of having a star as a friend. Then one night, he decided to set about catching a star of his very own.

Tommy Tiernan.


Tommy Tiernan to play Róisín Dubh in January

Tue, Nov 23, 2021

2022 IN Galway will begin with huge laughs when Tommy Tiernan performs the warm-up shows for his Tomfoolery tour at the Róisín Dubh.

Headford’s youngest lacemaker, Gráinne Ní Bhroin, with the Lace Matrix sculpture in St George's Square, Headford. Photos by Aengus McMahon


Lace Matrix - Headford lace sculpture causes ‘surprise and delight’

Thu, Nov 25, 2021

THE HERITAGE of bobbin lacemaking, unique to the Headford area, has been celebrated in a dramatic manner, through the creation of the impressive Lace Matrix sculpture in the north Galway town.

Tadhg MacDhonnagáin.

Literature & Readings

An Spidéal author wins An Post Book Awards for Irish language novel

Thu, Nov 25, 2021

MADAME LAZARE, a novel as Gaeilge by the An Spidéal author and songwriter, Tadhg MacDhonnagáin, has won the 2021 An Post Book Awards in the Irish language category.


Album review: Oasis

Thu, Nov 18, 2021

IN AN era where bands like Foals and Biffy Clyro can play to large audiences, but only after many albums and many years of working their way up the ladder, Oasis in 1996 proves LP Hartley’s dictum, “the past is a foregin country, they do things differently there”.


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