Natalie McCambridge, main organiser of the Christmas Food and Wine Fair.“You try and help people get a foot in the door, and sometimes people will leave us when they get bigger. We try to stay with artisan products,” she says. Photos: Joe O'Shaughnessy.

Appetite for new tastes sees Food Fair thrive

Lifestyle - Reporter Judy Murphy meets Natalie McCambridge, the main organiser of annual Christmas Food and Wine Fair The McCambridge’s Christmas Food and Wine Fair, held annually to raise funds for local schools and charities,...
Nicole Maguire.

Country and folk on menu at Nicole Maguire’s Monroe’s gig

Cork based singer/songwriter Nicole Maguire plays Monroe’s Live next Thursday, November 20. After opening for American country singer Nanci Griffith on her 2010 Irish tour, Nicole caught the ear of producer Mitchell Froom, who invited...

Risk-taking Tracy Bruen and Band launch new EP

Tracy Bruen and Band will launch their debut EP in Nuns Island Theatre on Thursday, November 27. With influences including Joni Mitchell and the Divine Comedy, Tracy is one of the foremost voices on...
Jeremy Kyle: king of the trash talk.

Trailer trash telling the truth on the Kyle telly

TV Watch with Dave O’Connell How unfortunate do you have to be that – the one time you tune into the Jeremy Kyle Show – both the husband and wife pass the lie detector test? He...
Phoebe Hunt will be joined by Dominic Leslie for the show in Monroe's.

Lauded Americana-driven duo for show in Monroe’s

American duo Phoebe Hunt and Dominic Leslie will play Monroe’s Live this Sunday. Their original music touches on the roots of American music, winding from jazz to country, from swing to bluegrass with ease...
Niamh Nic Dhonnacha, Beachla Breathnach Maxwell, Oisín Ó Flaitherta (Scoil Na Maighdine Muire gan Smal, Camus) with Dr Sarah Knight at a workshop at the Sea Science Zone as part of Baboró. PHOTO: MARINA LEVITINA.

Exploring the art of science

Anybody who thinks science can’t be fun hasn’t visited the innovative, interactive exhibition Sea Science at Galway City Museum, which throws a light on everything from electricity to the wealth contained in our oceans. It...


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