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...

Téada and Séamus Begley for free gig at Clifden festival

The fourth annual Clifden Traditional Music Festival will take place from Thursday, April 4 to Sunday, April 7. Clifden will be immersed in music for the weekend, with sessions in the pubs and hotels,...

Spuds, nudity and pathos in Famine circus show

Delicious O’Grady, a circus theatre show containing potatoes and nudity, comes to the Town Hall Theatre on Thursday next, April 4. Written by actor and street performer Colm O’Grady, it is inspired by the...
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...


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