Irish critically-acclaimed new drama Hole in the Head to screen at the EYE Cinema

Wed, Sep 28, 2022

The EYE Cinema is proud to screen for a limited time only the critically acclaimed experimental feature film by director Dean Kavanagh Hole in the Head from this Friday 30th September.

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Bodies, Bodies, Bodies - Great fun but not nasty enough

Thu, Sep 15, 2022

I think its the best titled film to be released since… There Will Be Blood? I was hoping the film would live up to its great title. Unfortunately I had heard mixed things. Neither a comedy nor a horror.

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Dónal Foreman’s The Cry of Granuaile to screen at EYE Cinema

Thu, Sep 08, 2022

Irish filmmaker Dónal Foreman’s bold new film The Cry of Granuaile will screen at the EYE Cinema in Wellpark for one week only at 7pm daily from tomorrow Fri September 9.

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Enjoy the big screen while paying small prices this Saturday

Fri, Sep 02, 2022

Galway cinemas are participating in the "National Cinema Day" on Saturday 3, with admission prices set at just €4.

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National Theatre Live broadcasting ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ to EYE Cinema

Thu, Sep 01, 2022

The EYE Cinema in Wellpark is thrilled to bring to Galway the National Theatre Live’s new production of Shakespeare’s timeless tale ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ for one night only on Thurs September 8 at 7pm.

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In The Shadow of Galway Cathedral — 30 years on

Thu, Sep 01, 2022

In 1992 The Galway film industry was in its infancy, there was no TG4, Ros na Rún, Town Hall Theatre or Palas Cinema.

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Nope — a great night out

Thu, Aug 25, 2022

Jordan Peele has a new film out. 'Nope' is Peele's third movie after two very successful films ‘Get Out’ and ‘Us’. It's pretty remarkable that a sketch comedian (Peele was one half of comedy duo ‘Key and Peele’) has not only made the transition to film maker so smoothly, but in such a short time. There is such excitement around him his films are already anticipated like a Christopher Nolan or Tarantino movie.

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Crawdads — a waste of time that fetishes poverty

Films Reviews Thu, Jul 28, 2022

The much anticipated adaptation of the best seller Where The Crawdads Sings was released last week. Produced by Reece Witherspoon's production company, Hello Sunshine Productions, who previously they have had great success adapting other popular books like Little Fires Everywhere and Big Little Lies.

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Fleadh closes with a poignant reminder of reality

Films Reviews Thu, Jul 14, 2022

The closing film of the Fleadh this year was particularly poignant. While we are all delighted to be back indoors watching films after a two year hiatus, this well chosen final film of the week puts a lot into perspective.

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Joyride — a quintessential Film Fleadh movie

Films Reviews Thu, Jul 07, 2022

Finally the Galway Film Fleadh is back in all its glory. After an online only event in 2020 and a hybrid event in 2021 that was mostly online with a few outdoor screenings it was back to being in person in the Town Hall on Tuesday. It was so good to be back.

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Elvis movie — well worth a watch

Films Reviews Thu, Jul 07, 2022

Baz Luhram has a movie back on our screens this summer. It's hard to believe this but in the last 30 years this is only his sixth film as director. I have found his films quite hit and miss. I loved his debut feature, Strictly Ballroom, I think its still probably the best thing he’s done.

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New Irish GAA Film ‘Lakelands’ set for world premiere at Galway Film Fleadh

Thu, Jun 30, 2022

Lakelands, the debut feature from longford-based filmmakers robert higgins and patrick mcgivney, will have its world premiere at this year’s Galway Film Fleadh. Set within the world of smalltown GAA, the film is a searing and subversive look at this world from the inside that doesn’t pull any of its punches.

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Original Jurassic did not need a sequel and this shows why

Thu, Jun 16, 2022

It's a slow summer for blockbuster movies, pre covid summers there woUld be one sometimes two, a week.

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An Cailín Ciúin — finest film made in Ireland for a long time

Thu, May 19, 2022

The Quiet Girl is Cait, we first see her she is being called by her mother lying completely still in a field surrounded by brush. Her mother is heavily pregnant and has another baby taking up her time, along with Cait’s three older siblings she deemed too much work for the family so is sent away for the summer. Her father takes her three hours south to her mother's cousin, a childless couple who will look after her during the summer holidays. Cait is uneasy at first, not used to attention and affection but slowly she begins to enjoy her time on the farm.

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Ralph Fiennes in NT Live’s ‘Straight Line Crazy’ at the EYE Cinema

Thu, May 19, 2022

The EYE Cinema in Wellpark is thrilled to bring to Galway National Theatre Live’s new production‘Straight Line Crazy’ for one night only on Thurs May 26 at 7pm.

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Downton Abbey: A New Era and a complimentary glass of Prosecco this weekend only at Pálás!

Fri, Apr 29, 2022

The highly anticipated Downton Abbey sequel opens this Friday at Pálás. To celebrate the return of the Dowager and extended Crawley family to the big screen, Galway Advertiser readers will receive a complimentary glass of Prosecco with the purchase of a ticket across the opening weekend in Pálás. You can collect your glass of prosecco at the refreshed box office to enjoy in screen or relax in the bar* before or after the film.

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St Patrick’s Day marks birthday celebrations for EYE Cinema

Wed, Mar 16, 2022

ON ST Patrick’s Day, The EYE Cinema in Wellpark will mark its 17th birthday, and to celebrate, tickets to all shows will be €7 from Thursday March 17 to Sunday 20.

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Film review: Red Rocket

Films Reviews Wed, Mar 16, 2022

RED ROCKET is the new film from Sean Baker, who broke through with his hugely successful second feature, Tangerine, which was shot mainly on an iPhone 5s.

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Film review: Here Before

Films Reviews Wed, Feb 23, 2022

WINNER OF Best Film at the 2021 Galway Film Fleadh, Here Before is now on general release, and it is a great time of year for a modern noir-ish film.

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A Brass Eye night at the Pálás

Thu, Feb 17, 2022

BRASS EYE was a British comedy series which parodied current affairs shows. Running for seven episodes on Channel 4 from 1997 to 2001, it featured such writers as Arthur Mathews, Charlie Brooker, and David Quantick.

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