Bernard MacLaverty.

Cúírt announces headline guests

Irish novelist Bernard MacLaverty, who won the Novel of the Year award at this year’s Bord Gáis Energy Awards for his latest book, Midwinter Break, will be among the highlights of next year’s Cúirt...

New CD from talented Deirbhile Ní Bhrolcháin

Carl Corcoran, formerly of Lyric FM, will launch Starlight Falling 1/ Coinnlíní Ceoil 1, the new CD from Galway singer Deirbhile Ní Bhrolcháin, this Friday night, December 8, in the City’s Crane Bar. From a...
Peter Toplis (centre) with fellow students Sinead McGrath and Stevo Timothy who feature in his first ever movie.

Debut film from Ballinasloe’s budding Spielberg, student Peter Toplis

Ballinasloe student Peter Toplis is determined to make waves in the Irish film industry after making a comedy show as part of his college course in Dundalk IT. The 20-year-old Ballinasloe native, who is in...
Le Galaxie.

Galway dance fans setto party with gig from Dublin’s Le Galaxie

There aren’t many bands that say ‘party’ quite like Le Galaxie. The Dublin band come to Róisín Dubh on Friday, December 22, armed with tunes that take the best elements of dance music and...
Damien Dempsey.

Spirited show in store as Damien Dempsey returns

Groove Tube with Jimi McDonnell – Damien Dempsey brings his powerful live show to Monroe’s Live on Thursday next, December 14.  This was the year in which Damien released his eighth studio album, Soulsun,...
Aaron Monaghan and Bryan Burroughs in A Christmas Carol.

Dickens’ Christmas classic brought to life for children

Arts Week with Judy Murphy “I’ve been obsessed with A Christmas Carol for years,” says actor Aaron Monaghan who brings his adaptation of Dickens’ classic Christmas tale to Druid’s Mick Lally Theatre this week. As...


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