Comedian Áine Gallagher (left) launched the programme for this years Múscailt arts festival at NUIG. She is pictured with NUI Galway Arts Officer Fionnuala Gallagher and artist James Fleming and his 'Gas Pig' which will feature in his exhibition ‘Sculptures from a Mobile Home'.

Múscailt celebrates arts and science

The annual Múscailt Festival returns to NUIG from March 6-10 with a free programme of drama, comedy, music, song, spectacle, film, dance, visual arts and talks. Highlights include a musical performance and lecture, entitled Portrait...
By the Shore, one of the works by Kathy Ross that is currently being exhibited.

Food for thought in Kathy’s café exhibition

Artist Kathy Ross is currently exhibiting her colourful paintings in Tuam’s Leaf and Bean Café. The exhibition features some of Galway's best loved landmarks such as the Claddagh, Long Walk, Galway City's West End and...
No Stairway.

Led Zeppelin tribute band No Stairway promise uplifting experience

It’s not a stairway to heaven, but the steps up to Monroe’s Live will bring you to a seriously rocking Led Zeppelin night on Friday, March 10.  No Stairway return to Dominick Street venue,...
The high-energy jazz ensemble, Dinosaur.

Jazz outfit Dinosaur for Clifden concert

One of the UK’s most creative young jazz ensembles, Dinosaur, will play Clifden Station House Theatre this Monday, February 27, as part of the Clifden Arts Festival annual programme of events for 2017. The quartet,...
Dundalk's Third Smoke.

Indie rockers Third Smoke to play Citóg showcase

Groove Tube with Jimi McDonnell – Hailing from Dundalk, Third Smoke play the Citóg new music showcase in the city’s Róisín Dubh on Wednesday, March 8. The indie-rock band are Hugh Donnellan, Joe O’Connor, Niall...
Liam Ó Maonlaí who will be perfroming An tEarrach Thiar at Éigse an Spidéil.

Ó Direáin’s poems spark unique musical project

Arts Week with Judy Murphy Connemara musician Johnny Óg Connolly likes a challenge. The accordion player and composer is best known as a traditional musician but he’ll break new ground next Saturday, March 4, when...


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