My Brothers, which opened the 2010 Film Fleadh, had been pitched at the Fleadh three years earlier by writer Will Collins. Collins subsequently went on to earn an Oscar nomination for Song of the Sea.

Get pitching for Galway Film Fleadh

Galway Film Fleadh, which will run from July 11-16, is currently accepting entries for its annual Pitching Competition. Ireland’s longest-running film pitching competition is aimed at encouraging budding screenwriters and filmmakers to get their ideas...
AC/DC tribute band IE/DC.

Prepare to be thunderstruck by tribute show from IE/DC

Rock music reached something of a peak with AC/DC – the Australian’s rockers’ music hasn’t aged, and they remain as popular as ever. The riffs from Highway to Hell and Back in Black, the choruses...
Paul Singleton and Johanna Hynes in a scene from The Crossing.

Moving drama inspired by Titanic tragedy

A play that was inspired by a Galway man’s fateful journey on the Titanic will be brought to Galway City next month following sell-out performances in Tuam. The Crossing, which was written by Tuam-based Patricia...
Ram by Michael Flaherty, oil on board.

Kerry in all its glory in new show at the Kenny Gallery

Another Version of the Happy Ending is the title of a new exhibition of paintings by Kerry artist Michael Flaherty which will open at The Kenny Gallery this Friday, May 26, at 6pm. Author,...
Singer-songwriter Tracy Bruen.

Tracy reflects on her life in layered debut, ’Mirror’

Groove Tube with Jimi McDonnell – Tracy Bruen and her band will launch their melodic and layered debut album Mirror in Galway City on Friday, June 9. Recorded in The Forge Studio in the...
French-born, classically trained harpist Floriane Blancke moved to Ireland in 2006 to pursue a career in Irish music. She has lived in Kinvara for the past eight years.

Glorious musical journey captured in Kaleidoscope

Arts Week with Judy Murphy “I didn’t want it to be all traditional, because that isn’t me,” says harpist, singer, piano-player and fiddler, Floriane Blancke of her debut solo album, Kaleidoscope, a gorgeous mix of...


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