Dance classic kicks off week of fun, frolics and high art

Judy Murphy looks at the delights in prospect at the 36th Galway Arts Festival Free street shows, new drama, major artwork, a dance show and a concert performance of of a new home-produced opera...

Surreal take on rural life from Little John Nee at Town Hall

Arts Week with Judy Murphy Sparkplug Callaghan, vintage mechanic and blues man, comes to the Town Hall Theatre next week, courtesy of the one-man powerhouse that is writer, actor and musician Little John Nee....

Talented Tom takes new tack with ‘Float your Blues Away’

The Groove Tube with Jimi McDonnell Multi-instrumentalist Tom Portman will celebrate the launch of his third solo album with a show in The Townhouse Bar, Spanish Parade in the city on Friday, July 5. ...

Raw emotion in documentary on sex abuse in US

TV Watch with Bernie Ní Fhlatharta Sex abuse seems to be all around us these days and is the subject of many a TV programme, but if we think the subject matter is hard...

Letterfrack set for annual Bog Week celebration

The annual Conamara Bog Week kicks off this Friday, May 24 in Letterfrack with the official opening being performed by Dr Brendan Dunford of the Burrenbeo Trust. That will take place...

Padraig joins the Three Sopranos and RTÉ Symphony Orchestra for Leisureland show

Three of Ireland’s finest sopranos – Celine Byrne, Regina Nathan and Cara O’Sullivan – will join forces with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra and Loughrea tenor Padraig Connaughton in Galway on Wednesday, June 5...


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