Brighton band Warsaw Radio whose lead singer and songwriter Brían McNamara is from Limerick.

Warsaw Radio hit right note with debut album

Groove Tube with Jimi McDonnell – Warsaw Radio celebrate the launch of their debut album Midnight Broadcast with a show in Róisín Dubh next Wednesday, March 28. The Brighton-based band are led by Limerick...
Finbar Furey.

Folk icon Finbar Furey set for welcome return

Arts Week with Judy Murphy Irish folk legend Finbar Furey will be in concert in Galway’s Black Box Theatre, on Saturday, May 12, as part of an Irish and UK tour.  It’s to celebrate the...
NUIG President Professor Ciarán Ó hÓgartaigh; NUIG researcher and Árainn native, Dr Deirdre Ní Chonghaile; members of Mná Fiontracha and Árainn natives, Áine Uí Fhlaithearta agus Bairbre Uí Chonghaile; and NUIG researcher and exhibition curator, Síobhra Aiken. pictured with items from the Máirtín Ó Direáin exhibition at NUIG’s Hardiman Building.

New exhibition at NUIG offers fresh insight into poet Máirtín Ó Direáin

Iconic Irish language poet Máirtín Ó Direáin is the subject of a new exhibition at NUIG, which marks the 30th anniversary of his death in March 1988. Curated by Síobhra Aiken, a PhD researcher...
Majella Kelly

Two Galway writers make the shortlist for Hennessy Awards

Two Galway writers have been shortlisted for this year’s annual Hennessy Literary awards, which will take place in Dublin next Wednesday. Majella Kelly from Tuam has been shortlisted in the Best Emerging Poetry section for...
The Whileaways:: Nicola Joyce, Noriana Kennedy and Noelie McDonnell.

Whileaways to preview songs from new album at intimate gig

Folk trio The Whileaways will play the City’s Black Gate Cultural Centre, Francis Street, on Wednesday next March 21. The band will be previewing material from their forthcoming album, their third. Noelie Mc Donnell, Noriana...
Aerican novelist Alice McDermott, who has been commissioned by Druid to write a new play.

‘Meeting of minds’ as top writers join forces for free event at Druid

American author Alice McDermott, who has been commissioned by Druid Theatre to write a new play, will join novelist Mike McCormack for a public conversation at Druid’s Mick Lally Theatre on Wednesday next, March...


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