Arts Festival shows lack of imagination in programming Big Top music events

Anyone who attended the Chic show at the Big Top during last year’s Galway Arts Festival will recall a stellar night, a gig where punters threw shapes and had some unadulterated fun. After a...
John Doyle and Karan Casey.

Folk duo reunite at Taibhdhearc

Singers Karan Casey and John Doyle, who worked together throughout the 1990s as members of the band Solas, will be in concert at An Taibhdhearc on Thursday night, May 23 as part of a...

The Factory Girls – a play for our times

The Factory Girls, the play that first brought Frank McGuinness to the public eye, will be staged at the Town Hall Theatre next Tuesday and Wednesday, May 21 and 22 in a new production...

Gig to launch debut album from talented trio The Whileaways

Get three gifted vocalists singing in harmony and you have The Whileaways, who launch their self-titled debut album in Róisín Dubh this Sunday, May 19. The band is made up Noriana Kennedy, Nicola Joyce...

Seán filled with new energy as he plays Town Hall show

Singer Seán Keane will be in concert in the Town Hall Theatre this Friday, May 17 after an absence of almost five years from the city venue. It’s difficult to believe...

Dining with this crowd could give you chronic indigestion

TV Watch with Dave O'Connell The main course looked to be mutton dressed as lamb, but it turned out that was just the hostess – and thus began the Sligo stopover for the Come...


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