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UNA TAAFFE was one of Galway's great characters and personalities, and her life will be explored in Are You There Una?, one of the most anticipated shows of the 2019 Galway Theatre Festival.
A FLURRY of locally-produced plays have graced Galway’s stages over the past few weeks, the most of impressive of them being Brú Theatre’s Selvage at the Mick Lally Theatre, written and performed by James Riordan and deftly directed by Lara Campbell.
THE 2019 Galway Theatre Festival will see the city treated to 14 full productions and seven works in development, presented across eight different venues, over nine days in May.
SHEEP HAVE a bad reputation as the ultimate conformists. If one of them does something, they all have to do it. Woolly is different though. She dares to be adventurous, and after she gets shorn, she's determined to find out what happened to her wool.
AND SO ends another year of theatre-going, a year of big shows, small shows, professional shows, amateur shows, local shows, and visiting shows. Rather than doing a general review of the year past, I shall focus on the shows I enjoyed most from those I saw.
DRUID THEATRE Company has announced its four artists for this year's FUEL residency - Tara Breathnach, Mags Keohane, Elaine Mears, and Sarah-Jane Scott - all of whom are based in Galway.
TWO LOCALLY-devised works in progress proved big hits with Tuesday’s Galway Theatre Festival audiences - Conor Geoghegan’s Invisible at Nuns Island and Elaine Mears’ Una at the Mick Lally Theatre. Both are already strong pieces of theatre and certainly whetted the appetite to see them in their finished forms.
THE PROGRAMME for this year’s Galway Theatre Festival, which runs from May 4 to 12, was revealed on Monday evening at a thronged launch in Biteclub on Abbeygate Street. Once again festival director Máiréad Ní Chróinín and her team have assembled a top-notch line-up of shows and ancillary events, guaranteed to entertain, surprise, delight and inspire.
BY CAROLINE FORDE (POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER, CENTRE FOR GLOBAL WOMEN’S STUDIES) AND ELAINE MEARS (DIRECTOR, STORIES OF UNA)
Two talented Mayo artists were selected to participate in a recent Macnas Engineers of Imagination initiative. The programme, sponsored by Bank of Ireland, saw 10 of Ireland’s most exciting emerging visual artists brought to Galway for a month-long programme.