Úna Ní Fhlannagáin, award-winning Galway harper, who will be taking part in National Harp Day in Galway next weekend.

Free events in Galway City to mark first National Harp Day

Galway members of the newly formed national organisation, Cruit Éireann/Harp Ireland have organised a number of events for tomorrow week, Saturday 11, to mark the first National Harp Day. The group will hold three free events in...
The Shadow of Carmilla will be staged in An Taibhdhearc this Friday and Saturday. photo: Vincent Hughes.

Bilingual production for An Taibhdhearc

ThereisBear! Theatre will stage its original production, The Shadow of Carmilla/Scáth an tSúmaire, in An Taibhdhearc this Friday and Saturday, November 3 and 4. The Shadow of Carmilla first premiered in its completed form at...
The cast of Blue Raincoat Theatre Company's production of Alice in Wonderland.

Carroll classic comes to life with Blue Raincoat

By Róisín McGrath Sligo’s Blue Raincoat Theatre Company is renowned for staging modern European classics as well as developing new writing and adapting novels for stage. It is also well-known for its “very physical and visual”...
Exploring the Science of Cinema at The Bish this week, students helped the Junior Film Fleadh launch this year’s programme. Pictured are, from left: Annette Maye, Gar O’Brien, Richard Iredale, Fergus Foley and Temyifade Adedeji.

Packed schedule for Junior Film Fleadh

The Junior Galway Film Fleadh, which will run from Wednesday November 8 to Sunday November 12, will focus on the science of cinema with filmmaking workshops, and a special screening of X-Men which will...
In happier times; Michelle Alm Engvall, Front of House team, Kari Johnson, Comedy Coordinator and Rae Bennett, Festival Administrator, at the opening of the Galway Fringe Festival in July.

Drama – but no dosh for Fringe from City Council

Arts Week with Dara Bradley Galway Fringe, a boutique multidisciplinary arts festival that runs parallel to the city’s flagship international arts festival, received no State funding for this year’s event.  Galway City Council’s allocation to...
Cóilín Collins (Cóilí), one half of the DJ pair VSN who are in the City's Carbon nightclub on Wednesday and Thursday nights.

Pioneering new approach to a former niche genre

By Emil Trahan One half of DJ pair VSN, Cóilín Collins, partners Evan Campbell every Wednesday and Thursday in Carbon nightclub under their stage names Cóilí and Kettama. Last week, they warmed the crowd up prior...


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