The Old Soul Orchestra play Monroes Live this Saturday

Old Soul Orchestra for Monroe’s show

Marty O’Reilly and the Old Soul Orchestra will join in the Race Week festivities at Monroe’s Live this Saturday, August 2. O'Reilly began his musical journey as a blues guitar player, exploring the works of...
The Oscar Wilde Festival will host a variety of events across Galway in September

Wilde Festival promises fresh insights into flamboyant writer

Galway’s second Oscar Wilde Festival will be held from September 5-7 in the City’s Harbour Hotel and Taibhdhearc Theatre. Speakers from Galway, UK and the US will offer fresh insights into the work of the...
The Booka Brass Band will set the Roisin Dubh jumping with their New Orleans sound

Welcome return for Booka Brass Band following Arts Festival gig

Booka Brass Band return to the Róisín Dubh on Saturday, August 2, following their recent sell-out show at Galway International Arts Festival. With seven brass instruments and a drummer, the Dublin based band lifted the...
Nora Barnacle & James Joyce married in Austria in 1904 and again in London in 1931

Joyce letters reveal author’s angst over wedding

A first-hand account by James Joyce of his unsuccessful attempts to avoid publicity when he married Galway woman Nora Barnacle in London in 1931 has been published by the National Library of Ireland. by Ray...

New exhibition inspired by beauty of horses

Never work with animals or children,” was the advice of the great 20th century comedian WC Fields and it has become one of the most quoted rules in the world of entertainment, for obvious...
The thronged old stand at Ballybrit during the Galway Races in 1973, when the summer festival was a four-day event, running from Monday to Thursday.

Galway In Days Gone By

Galway In Days Gone By - 1914 German cruiser On Wednesday night, a special relief staff was put on at the Galway Post Office, and it is understood that the bulk of the communications dealt with...


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