Pianist Veronica McSwiney will give a recital this Friday in Clifden’s Church of Ireland at 2pm for Clifden Arts Festival.

Festivals rooted in community that ‘embrace the outside’

Two of the county’s finest arts events, separated by distance but united in approach, enlivened Portumna and Clifden at the weekend. Portumna’s 11th shorelines Arts Festival ran from Thursday to Sunday with a series of...
Barry Douglas.

Piano magic with Barry Douglas

Belfast-born pianist Barry Douglas will open Music for Galway’s new season on Wednesday next, September 26, at the Emily Anderson Concert Hall, NUI Galway, with a concert that starts at 8pm. The pianist will take...
Singer-songwriter Marc O'Reilly.

Grit and grace on the menu for Marc O’Reilly’s Róisín gig

Singer-songwriter Marc O’Reilly comes to the city’s Róisín Dubh on Friday next, September 28.  The Waterford native released his fourth album L’Etre Politique earlier this year – a collection that really starts with a...
Tommy Halferty whose work Seven Musical Steps to Camus, will be performed at the Jazz Festival.

Home-grown talent to fore at the annual Jazz Festival

Some of Ireland's finest jazz musicians will be performing at this year's Galway Jazz Festival, which runs from Thursday, October 4, to Sunday October 7. They include tworld-renowned guitarist, composer and lover of literature Tommy...
Katie Moore's work in memory of the Tuam Babies, which was made using gypsophila, is showing in the MA:18 exhibition. PHOTO: JOE O'SHAUGHNESSY.

Exhibition puts spotlight on graduates’ talent

Arts Week with Judy Murphy A sculptural tribute to the Tuam Babies, created using gypsophila (or Babies’ Breath),  and a hyper-real installation of old suitcasesthat offers a door into memory and emotion are among the...
Pearl Jem.

Pearl Jem – tribute band surfing wave of success

Groove Tube with Jimi McDonnell – tribunegroove@gmail.com Paying tribute to one the titans of American rock music, Pearl Jem come to Monroe’s Live on Friday, October 12.  Back in 1991, when a Seattle based band...


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