Waiting by the door in Cleite, a story from the past set in Claddagh's fishing community.

Simplicity the key to success in moving drama set in Claddagh

Cleite, a deceptively simple story, told beautifully and wordlessly by Philippa Hambly, backed by stunning sean-nós songs, in Irish and English from Caitlín Ní Chualáin was among the highlights of this year’s Galway Theatre...
Galway-based Metallica tribute band, Whiplash.

Metal tribute night to recall head-banging days of ‘92

In 1992, Guns N’ Roses and Metallica embarked on a stadium tour that took them across the United States and Canada. Although both bands still tour to this day, ’92 was something of a...
Sonya Kelly (left) and Cristín Kehoe.

Druid to host two world premieres

Druid has announced a remarkable season of new Irish writing for Galway International Arts Festival 2018. The Mick Lally Theatre on Druid Lane will be a hub of new work during the festival with four...
Brendan O'Regan with Jenny Cox who plays the part of Rose Mundy in Dancing at Lughnasa with Blue Teapot. PHOTO: JOE O'SHAUGHNESSY.

Brendan adds musical magic to Friel classic

Arts Week with Judy Murphy “It’s great to be writing music for theatre again,” muses Brendan O’Regan, who is creating the score for a new production of Dancing at Lughnasa which will be staged at...
Search Party Animal play a free gig in The Róisín Dubh.

Free introduction to an Animal of a band

Groove Tube with Jimi McDonnell – tribunegroove@gmail.com Search Party Animal is an emerging band that blends electronic music, rhythmic guitars and vocal hooks to winning effect. The Dublin-based quintet play a free show in Róisín...
The Streets are Ours: (from left) Jarlath Tivnan, ÓisÍn Robbins, Jerry Fitzgerald and Maria Dillon. PHOTO: JOE O'SHAUGHNESSY.

Enjoyable drama captures life in small-town Ireland

The most noticeable thing about the foyer of Mick Lally Theatre (Druid) last Friday, is the young age profile of the audience; it’s the opening night of the premiere of The Streets Are Ours,...

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