Johanne Webb in ‘How to Stop the Sea’.

Free-verse drama with dark underbelly

'How to Stop the Sea', a new spoken-word play set in Connemara, will be staged at An Taibhdhearc Theatre on April 22 and 23 as part of Galway Theatre Festival. Written by Emer McMahon, it’s...
Kit de Waal.

Childhood on agenda as Boyne and de Waal read at Cúirt

Authors John Boyne and Kit de Waal will give a joint reading on Thursday, April 27 as part of the Cúirt Literary Festival, which takes place from April 23-30. Both writers address the resilience...
Damien Dempsey.

New and classic songs from Damien Dempsey at Black Box

Damien Dempsey returns to Galway on Thursday, June 8, when he brings his band to the City’s Black Box. The inimitable Dubliner will be playing songs from his new album Soul Sun which is due...
Gaia Vince.

World’s poorest show there is a better way

Arts Week with Judy Murphy You wouldn’t expect a book on climate change to be a page-turner, but Gaia Vince’s Adventures in the Anthropocene; A Journey to the Heart of the Planet We Made is...
Elaine Mai.

Electronic music with heart from Elaine Mai

Groove Tube with Jimi McDonnell – Creating electronic music that has a beating heart, Elaine Mai plays Róisín Dubh on Saturday, May 6. Over the past few years, the profile of this Dublin-based Mayo woman...
Students Èabha, Lauryn and David, from Scòil Pàdraig Naofa, Cregmore, with Cushla Dromgool-Regan of the Marine Institute (left) and artist Louise Manifold.

Art project exploring secrets of the ocean

TULCA Festival of Visual art is collaborating with artist Louise Manifold and the Galway Marine Institute in Rinville for a special project as part of this year’s Sea-Fest, which will kick off in late...


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