US singer-songwriter Tom Russell for Monroe’s concert

Acclaimed American singer, songwriter and master storyteller, Tom Russell, will be returning to Galway as part of his forthcoming Irish tour, performing on 12 July at Monroe’s Live.   For over three...

Galway bands go down a blast at Wesport Festival

BY CIARAN TIERNEY Veteran singer Elvis Costello might have been a little bit liberal with the truth when he told the 12,000 revellers in a Mayo field that they were “better than Glastonbury”, but...

Debut album from Galway sextet My Fellow Sponges

The Groove Tube with Jimi McDonnell – Chances are you’ve never heard, or seen, a band like My Fellow Sponges a Galway sextet who launch their debut album, Bonne Nuit in the Róisín...

An Taibhdhearc to stage epic Murphy play for Arts Festival

Arts Week with Bernie Ni Fhlatharta A powerful, epic drama written by Tom Murphy and translated into Irish for the Taibhdhearc stage will be accessible to everyone, including non-Irish speakers, thanks to the introduction...

Love-Hungry Farmer makes a return visit

One of Ireland’s fines actors and entertainers, Des Keogh is returning to the Town Hall Theatre with his hugely successful and award-winning show, The Love-Hungry Farmer by John B. Keane. It will be at...

Boxing legend’s story for Film Fleadh premiere

A Fighting Heart, (Croí Trodach) the epic story of Johnny Kilbane the longest reigning World Featherweight Champion of all time, will have its European premiere at the Galway Film Fleadh. The...


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