Aisling designer Seán Ó Flaithearta and director Darach Mac Con Iomaire (third and second from right) with; from left - Eoghan Mac Giolla Bhríde, Johnny Óg Connolly, Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh, Róisín Seoighe, Pól Ó Ceannabháin, Seán Cathal Ó Coileáin and Ciarán Ó Maonaigh: PHOTO: Boyd Challenger.

Sensory Gaeltacht show explores legacy of 1916

Arts Week with Judy Murphy We are telling a metaphorical story of life in the Gaeltacht over the last hundred years, good and bad, warts and all,” says Connemara man Darach Mac Con Iomaire, as...
Scoil Fhursa.

Exhibition celebrates local neighbourhood

An exhibition of work by local artist Melanie McDonagh’s exhibition entitled Drawings of Nile Lodge opens this Thursday in Murray’s Coffee Shop, 1 Nile Lodge, Lower Salthill. The theme is Neighbourhood and the show features...
Marty Connolly and Michael Nolan.

Anam Teanga explores a place and its language

Anam Teanga (Soul of Language) is the title of an exhibition that opened in the Courthouse, Ballygar, last weekend. The new work was created by Conamara artist Nuala Ní Fhlathúin in conjunction with local people...
Oona Doherty, Emma Fitzgerald and Maria Nilsson Waller, who will perform Maria Maria Maria at the Nuns Island Arts Centre this Saturday night.

Top dancing trio present sparkling new solo works

The beautiful dancing of Oona Doherty was a highlight of Enda Walsh’s Arlington, which was presented at this Summer’s Arts Festival. And Oona will be back in Galway this Saturday in a new piece, Maria...
The Amazing Apples, from left, Anthony Ryan, Darragh Crehan, Eanna Fahy, Brian Grace and Cian Crehan.

Amazing Apples are pick of the bunch

Groove Tube with Jimi McDonnell Young, ambitious and with an energetic live show to boot, the Amazing Apples play Róisín Dubh this Sunday, May 31. The Galway quintet will be celebrating the release of their...
Don Alder.

Fireworks in store from leading guitarist Don Alder

Guitar enthusiasts will have much to crow about when Don Alder plays the side bar in Monroe’s on Friday, December 2. Hailing from Vancouver in Canada, Alder won the Worldside Guitar Idol in London...


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