Westport native Billy Clarke to launch debut album

Sat, Oct 05, 2019

Westport native Billy Clarke has just released his first official album and will play tracks from the album as well as music from some of the world's greatest folk artists who influenced him while writing the songs for the record at the album launch in Westport next month.

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Ballinrobe singer Faraway Martin enjoys life on the road

Sat, Oct 05, 2019

Ballinrobe singer/songwriter Faraway Martin doesn't do things by halves. The former music teacher packed in the day job last June in Qatar and came home to follow his dream. Now, he can be seen driving the highways and byways of Ireland on his mammoth 32 county tour, and, to add to the challenge, he decided to do it in 32 days, after buying a van and kitting it out for life on the road.

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Country and American Roots duo kick off busy Autumn entertainment Line-up at Garbo's

Fri, Oct 04, 2019

A number of top class artists are set to play at Garbo's in Castlebar between now and Christmas.

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Pat Kinevane’s immersive theatre experience at Ballina Fringe Festival

Fri, Oct 04, 2019

Festival-goers to this year’s Ballina Fringe Festival will be treated to another show-stopping performance by Cork actor Pat Kinevane, as he brings his latest tour de force, ‘Before’, to Ballina Arts Centre on Tuesday, October 15 with Fishamble Theatre Company.

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The Goldfinch - big star cast cannot rescue bad adaptation

Thu, Oct 03, 2019

This is the second film released in the last few months named after a painting. The first was The Souvenir, a beautiful low budget movie about a film student in 1980s London. This is the opposite - big budget (which unfortunately looks set to make an epic box office loss), all star cast, and based on a Pulitzer Prize winning novel.

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Crow Black Chicken and Johnny Gallagher and the Boxtie Band coming back to Castlebar

Fri, Sep 27, 2019

Saturday week October 5 sees the welcome return to Garbos, Mayo Leisure Point Moneen, Castlebar of Crow Black Chicken and on Saturday October 19 the venue showcases Johnny Gallagher and the Boxtie Band - a man who first played here in the legendary Desperate Dans.

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Do you have what it takes to take to the stage in Annie?

Fri, Sep 27, 2019

Auditions for Castlebar Musical and Dramatic Society’s fifth musical production, Annie will take place in the GMIT campus, Castlebar on Tuesday, October 8.

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Ad Astra - the most realistic vision of the future yet depicted on screen

Thu, Sep 26, 2019

AD ASTRA is Apocalypse Now meets 2001: A Space Odyssey - I do not claim to be the first to make that comparison - but that is a pretty great combination of stories, and surprising it has not been done already.

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Extra Ordinary - 'Ghostbusters meets The Van'

Fri, Sep 20, 2019

MAEVE HIGGINS plays Rose, a lonely, yet happy, shy, driving instructor in her thirties. Once a well regarded exorcist and paranormal investigator, she gave it all up after an accident involving her father which cost him his life.

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Talk by award-winning nature and wildlife presenter

Fri, Sep 20, 2019

Nature and wildlife cinematographer and presenter Colin Stafford-Johnson returns to the Westport Town Hall Theatre as part of his nationwide tour telling the stories from his ongoing journey of discovery with "My Wild Atlantic Journey" on Friday, September 27 at 8pm.

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Tramp Press to explore roots and identity at Ballina Fringe Festival.

Fri, Sep 20, 2019

Ballina Fringe Festival welcomes one of its own home to Mayo on Friday, October 11, with the appearance of Cross native Lisa Coen at this year’s Ballina Fringe Festival.

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