Stomptown Brass. PHOTO: DARA MUNNISS.

Innovative Stomptown Brass for city show

Groove Tube with Jimi McDonnell – Get ready to put some pep in your step this St Patrick’s Day when the ten-piece Stomptown Brass come to Galway City’s Monroe’s Live. Led by composer James O’Leary,...
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...
Crestfall by Mark O'Rowe will be staged at Druid's Mick Lally Theatre.

Mark O’Rowe’s Crestfall at Druid for Arts Festival

Crestfall, Mark O’Rowe’s unflinching portrait of three women on the edge of catastrophe is Druid Theatre’s production for this year’s Galway International Arts Festival. It will be staged at the Mick Lally Theatre. The all-female cast...
The Mountbellew Players - comedy is their strength.

O’Carroll comedy for An Taibhdhearc stage

Mountbellew drama group The Malthouse Players will bring Brendan O’Carroll’s three-act comedy The Course to An Taibhdhearc Theatre in the City’s Middle Street this weekend. After a chance meeting in 1996 with Brendan O’Carroll...
Artist and psychologist Nicola Gunwhy

No compromise as Nicola explores pain and mortality

Arts Week with Judy Murphy Artist and psychologist Nicola Gunwhy is intrigued by the way humans relate to each other. This preoccupation is reflected in the title of her new exhibition, Can We Ever Really...

Macnas warming up for annual Halloween parade

Macnas Theatre Company is one of Galway’s real treasures, a creative company that has reimagined itself in recent years under the artistic directorship of Noeline Kavanagh. Its talented members will take to the city’s...


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