Some of the beautiful ceramics made by Tatianna Dobos.

Show puts spotlight on Irish craft and design

Irish Design Works, an exhibition of crafts by locally based designers and makers will run from next Wednesday, July 18, to Sunday, July 29, in Galway City. The Design Works Show, now in its fourth...
Local man John Feeley has gained an international reputation as a classical guitarist.

Diversity and quality reign in Ballinasloe Strings Festival

Headline performers at the second annual Ballinasloe Strings Festival, which takes place this Friday and Saturday, July 13 and 14, include internationally-renowned guitarist John Feeley and young German guitarist Daniel Marx. The vibrant three-strong roots...
The Fall mixes drama, narration, music and song in a production that has won plaudits from ciritics all over the world.

Uplifting and vibrant, ‘The Fall’ has a profound message

In April 12015, a statue of Cecil Rhodes was toppled from its plinth at the University of Cape Town (UCT) by a group of student activists. The English mining magnate who’d been a key figure...
The Lost Brothers who play Monroe's on July 26.

The Lost Brothers find true form with superb fifth album

Having released Halfway Towards A Healing, one of the best folk albums of the year, The Lost Brothers play Monroe’s Live on Thursday, July 26. The show is part of this year’s Arts Festival and...
Le Galaxie who form a double bill with the Flaming Lips at the Big Top on July 26.

‘Pleasure’ in store with Le Galaxie at Big Top

Groove Tube with Jimi McDonnell – Le Galaxie play pulsating electronic music that’s imbued with melody, and they’re also one of Ireland’s most uplifting live acts.  The Dublin-based band open for The Flaming Lips...
Playwright Sonya Kelly.

Standoff over chair led to Sonya’s latest play

Arts Week with Judy Murphy A chance encounter with a snooty curator at the Irish Embassy in Paris was the spark that ignited Furniture, Sonya Kelly’s new play, which will debut at Druid Theatre during...


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