Stockton's Wing; Tommy Hayes, Karol Lynch, Tara Breen, Mike Hanrahan, Paul Roche and Steve Cooney. PHOTO: LUCY FOSTER.

Stockton’s Wing mark 40th with Arts Festival concert

Stockton’s Wing became one of Ireland’s most popular home-grown bands when they emerged on the scene in the late 1970s after winning a talent competition in Limerick –  now their current incarnation will perform...
The Galway edition of the Historic Towns Atlas, pubilshed by the Royal Irish Academy, Jacinta Prunty of Maynooth University, who co-authored the collection, will be speaking at this year's Heritage Conference.

Free heritage conference puts focus on maps and art

The seventh annual Galway City Heritage Conference will take place on Saturday, June 24, in the Harbour Hotel, Galway City. It includes several discussions of special local interest.  They include a talk on the recently...
Ladysmith Black Mambazo, one of the star attractions of this year’s Galway International Arts Festival.

Harmony on all fronts with Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Groove Tube with Jimi McDonnell There is a pure and profound power to voices singing in harmony and Galway will get to hear masters of that particular craft on Wednesday, July 26, when Ladysmith Black...
Some of the cast during a break from rehearsals for Juno and the Paycock at the Town Hall Theatre. PHOTO: JOE O'SHAUGHNESSY.

Labour of love as O’Casey classic gets a fresh outing

Arts Week with Judy Murphy Audiences attending Juno and the Paycock at the city’s Town Hall Theatre next week can expect to be immersed in early 1920s Dublin from the minute they enter the venue....
Baroque composer Antonio Vivaldi whose sacred works will be performed in the final Choral Fusion concert.

Choral fusion puts focus on Vivaldi

Galway Baroque Singers (GBS), directed by Audrey Corbett, will join Dun Laoghaire Choral Society (DLCS), the Fishamble Sinfonia, and soloists, under the baton of conductor David Brophy for two concerts featuring music by the...
Amelia Curran.

Amelia Curran returns with activist record Watershed

Canadian songwriter Amelia Curran returns to Monroe’s Live on Saturday June 24, as part of a tour to mark the release of her latest album, Watershed. She has described her eight album, a mix...


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